11 Ways To Develop Growth Mindset

Reading Time: 3 minutes How can we truly embrace a growth mindset across a school?

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10 Ways To Improve Lesson Observations

Reading Time: 3 minutes How can we improve the observation and feedback process?

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The 5 Mistakes I Have Made As A School Leader

Reading Time: 5 minutes What mistakes have you made as a school leader?

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10 Risks A Senior Teacher Could Take This Academic Year

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you are (or know) a senior teacher, what ‘risks’ could a school leader take this academic year?

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Top 10 Ways To Demotivate Teachers

Reading Time: 4 minutes What can schools and school leaders do to demotivate their teaching staff?

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The Curse of Knowledge

Reading Time: 3 minutes Can mastery and knowledge (of a subject / topic / process) go against an individual?

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No Formal Observations, Ever!

Reading Time: 2 minutes If schools are not grading lesson observations, how can we take this further?

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Teaching and Learning One Year Later …

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you no longer grade individual lessons, how do you monitor the overall quality of teaching and learning in your

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Constantly Tweaking Teaching and Learning by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 4 minutes This is a simple blog about teaching and learning tweaks in a landscape without (one-off) lesson grades.

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To Grade or Not to Grade? by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 3 minutes This is quick follow-up blog to this post; A Valid Landscape for Teaching and Learning that I presented at @Optimus_Ed

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Observing the Observers:

Reading Time: 9 minutes This is a blog about my experience of teaching and learning (under the revised September 2014 framework) when Ofsted enter

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Let’s Talk About Teaching by @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today, I delivered one of my first CPD sessions to all teaching staff at my school. This blog shares the

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#BeyondLessonGrades by @TeacherToolkit and @LeadingLearner

Reading Time: 3 minutes It may be that 2014 will be seen as a pivotal year in changing how we judge the quality of

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