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

Speaking School: It’s Like Learning Another Language

Ofsted have an unerring knack of making us feel inadequate. My introduction to this came earlier than most. It came before I was a teacher. Before I’d even thought about becoming a teacher. Fresh out of university, it turned out I didn’t have the world at my feet. Instead, to supplement my limited workplace experience of checkout scanning and pint-pulling, I registered with a temping agency who sent me on a number of instructive assignments. The first was performing admin duties at the Serious Fraud Office where, perhaps unsurprisingly, temp staff weren’t included in briefings. Next came a stint at … Continue reading Speaking School: It’s Like Learning Another Language