Teachers

Motivation 3.0 in our schools

I asked recently why staff at our school love teaching. I got back some amazing responses as to their why of being a teacher. It is important, I feel, to ask this of staff from time to time. We should also ask them to tell their story of why they became a teacher. Many can…

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Motivation 3.0 in our schools

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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Why you should start a reading habit.

“Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching” I love reading. I believe that it makes me a better teacher and that it could make you a better teacher too. After all, who wouldn’t want to be a better teacher and to learn something every single day. It is what we want for our school…

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Why you should start a reading habit.