Education Recovery Plan

Education Recovery Plan: An “Intuitive” Look Towards Longer School Days

School Minister Nick Gibb says “One way of securing catch up is more time”. The Education recovery tsar is looking at a longer school day proposal “very seriously” to make up for Covid disruption. Beyond explores this newly proposed education recovery plan… Continue reading Education Recovery Plan: An “Intuitive” Look Towards Longer School Days

Student-Teacher Relationship: 7 Ways Teachers Are Exactly Like Their Pupils

We teachers spend a lot of time moaning at our pupils for doing these things but can we admit we can be just as bad! Teachers and pupils are way more similar than we’d like to admit. Here are some examples of the teacher-student relationship and ways we are exactly like our pupils… Continue reading Student-Teacher Relationship: 7 Ways Teachers Are Exactly Like Their Pupils

Sir Kevan Collins, The Catch-up Tzar, Sheds Light

Earlier this week, Sir Kevan Collins appeared at the Schools North East Curriculum Conference and spoke about the need to strengthen catch-up efforts with “billions” in government funding. He said the current £1.7 billion government catch-up funding was “nowhere near enough” and “does not do this job”. Continue reading Sir Kevan Collins, The Catch-up Tzar, Sheds Light

Meeting Guidelines

Meeting Guidelines: Could This Meeting Have Been An Email?

Have you ever sat in a meeting, completely disengaged, fake smiling and periodically nodding while questioning your life choices? Yeah, me too. Department, year team, pastoral, SLT – do the meetings never end? Here are three meeting guidelines to live by! Continue reading Meeting Guidelines: Could This Meeting Have Been An Email?