OECD

Our Dirty Little Secret…Student Behaviour

We have all been there… You are being observed by a senior member of staff. Your hands are clammy as you grit your teeth through every minute of this crucial lesson observation. This one hour may determine months of hard work. You are speaking to a small group of students, correcting a simple misunderstanding. A …

Our Dirty Little Secret…Student Behaviour Read More »

Grammar Schools – Some Evidence

Image via Edudatalab: Grammar School Briefing – September 2016 This week I have undertaken the government consultation, ‘Schools That Work for Everyone’. Now, if you know even a smidgen about the Green Paper, then you know that the title is deeply ironic. Grammar Schools in particular don’t work for everyone – that is kind of …

Grammar Schools – Some Evidence Read More »

Are Longer School Days the Answer?

With greater flexibility in setting the structure of the school day, there is a huge variety of practice emerging throughout UK schools. From different models of lesson lengths, to extended school hours, early morning school starts and even late school starts. We also have a plethora of after school programmes and models. Given the evidence, what …

Are Longer School Days the Answer? Read More »

Our Dirty Little Secret – Student Behaviour

Here is a little scenario: You are being observed by a senior member of staff. You hands are clammy and you are gritting your teeth through every minute of this crucial lesson observation. This one hour may determine months of hard work. You are speaking to a small group of students, correcting a simple misunderstanding. …

Our Dirty Little Secret – Student Behaviour Read More »

Scroll to Top