Let’s Pitch It Part 1 – The walk back home

“That guy off the telly”. Following 8 years teaching and 5 years on Gogglebox, Baasit Siddiqui, wants to help disadvantaged students engage with their subjects more by giving them real world examples and a glimpse into the world of showbiz via his ‘Lets Pitch It’ workshops.

Why We Can’t Wait For Monday

Work-life balance as a teacher is so hard. You seem to have waited all year and the holidays are finally here but being a teacher is a massive responsibility. Your job can shape people’s lives more than any other profession.

The Journey towards a Mastery Curriculum – One Year In

Teaching something new to pupils is one thing but also changing the school’s teaching approach is another. Paul Johnson shows that with the support of his head, he was able to change his school to a mastery curriculum.

What are you seeking?

‘There IS more to life than teaching’. Deborah was thriving as a teacher but it wasn’t until she become a mum she realised that’s all she was.Teaching is her passion but she can also have dreams, hobbies and free time.

Flourishing. Coaching Confidently. Coaching others into Confidence.

The core purpose of a coach or a leader who coaches is to use what they know about human psychology, relationship building, social and business systems and ‘life’ itself, to enable growth and optimum functioning in their coachees, with confidence. In this blog, Charmaine looks at what it means to coach confidently, what it means to coach others into confidence and how this relates to the concept of human flourishing.

“Play is a child’s work and this is not a trivial pursuit.” – Alfred Adler

Play is a big part of learning for a child but should it be all soft and gentle or is a bit of ‘rough and tumble’ needed? Dede Rittman explains..

The Unmeasurable and Immeasurable Outcomes of PBL

In her latest NexEdBlog, Noa Daniel discusses PBL (Project Based Learning) and how it can help students understand the big issues and more personal ones across a wide variety of subjects.

Is Your Biggest Fear I.T?

What is your biggest fear? If it’s I.T. and social media you shouldn’t just hide from it, you need to face your fears. James Yates discusses how he uses I.T., especially social media, positively with his students.

How to Switch Off

‘There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither’ – Alan Cohen. With the holidays within touching distance, Leonie discusses the 3 main ways to help you ‘switch off’. She shows how it’s not just for holidays but on weekends and in the evenings too.

Literacy Skills for a New World

“To what extent do you believe the literacy skills required for a new world will be more or less the same as they were before? Will new literate practices need to be generated and does that mean that new literacies be required? If so, what do you think these new literacies will be and how can they be learned?”