Linda Evans considers the implications for SENCOs in helping trainee and newly qualified teachers (NQTs) to develop effective strategies for meeting pupils’ individual needs. read more

“If you continue to do what you have always done, then you’ll continue to get what you’ve always got.” Anon read more

SWOT is a frequently used management tool, useful for reflection, decision-making and appraising options read more

If you are disorganised your colleagues will think you’re less effective, even if you aren’t. Unfair but true. Prioritised lists and well-planned lessons disperse the illusion of chaos, but what else can you do? read more

The Teacher Support Line is available to all teachers, providing access to counsellors when support is needed read more

Win it or lose it within the first three minutes, by Nicola Fahey read more

This article explores the pros and cons to a number of different classroom seating patterns

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Critical thinking, communication, politics, philosophy, environmental awareness, economics. read more

In a letter to the DfES in May Universities Council for Education of Teachers (UCET) expressed concern that teachers working in city academies do not need to be members of the General Teaching Council (GTC).

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John Senior looks at an approach that will help G&T students develop creative thinking

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Why do we need to celebrate? Is there a pattern common to both religious festivals and secular festivals and celebration? read more

To mark Martin Luther King day, students wrote poems on social responsibility themes

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Groupwork needs a bigger role in classroom practice, according to the findings of the SPRinG (Social Pedagogic Research into Groupwork) project, carried out over five years by researchers at the universities of London, Cambridge and Brighton. read more

What are our responsibilities when asked to give medicine to children? Mary Mahoney examines this issue, with a focus on working with younger children

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Archaeologist and teacher John Crossland, describes how you can use an historic site with Foundation Stage children. read more

Help children to understand what risk actually is and the part they can play in minimising risk and doing things safely. Margaret Collins describes how children can learn to be risk assessors at school

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