Education

What Works in Education with Lee Elliot-Major

In this podcast I am joined by the UK’s first Professor in Social Mobility, co-creator of the EEF’s Toolkit for Learning & Teaching and co-author of What Works? in Secondary Education, Dr Lee Elliot-Major. We discuss his career to date, social mobility and what schools can do to tackle this and his new book which…

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Every Teacher Needs to be a Leader with Stephanie Peat

Stephanie Peat is a Primary School Teacher who now works as a Lead Specialist of Professional Learning & Leadership at Education Scotland. We discuss what Teacher Leadership means to Stephanie and its importance for all teachers. We look in depth at the Teacher Leadership programme provided by Education Scotland and what participants of the programme…

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Our Ability to Learn is our Greatest Weapon with Bradley Busch

Bradley Busch is a Chartered Psychologist and a Director at InnerDrive. He co-authored ‘The Science of Learning, 77 Studies Every Teacher Needs to Know’. Bradley and I discuss his recent TedX talk, the book and its content and also some of his work on the Guardian Teacher Network. Bradley shares his top 3 studies from…

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Is time the great killer in our profession?

“Lost time is never found again” Benjamin Franklin. Teaching is a hard job, it is incredibly demanding. Before you start, I know we get great holidays but we can’t deny the massive wellbeing issue we have with teaching staff across the country. I can’t remember a day of my teaching career where the school hasn’t…

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Is time the great killer in our profession?