Staffroom - Opinion

The Staffroom: As the holidays approach, beware of The Slump

It's an all-too-common experience for teachers as a break begins - but here are some ways to manage it...

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David Murray
Staffroom - Opinion

Why every FE teacher should embrace being a mentor

Cultivating the next generation of talent is a shared responsibility and mutually beneficial - and the workload issue is...

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Tyler Jackson
Staffroom - Opinion

Co-curating the curriculum with GCSE English re-sit students

Offering my students choices over the texts and themes we focused on motivated them so well I’m taking the...

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Matthew Ruddle
Election 2024, Staffroom - Opinion

The election is a chance to empower our learners to improve their lives

Colleges have a vital role in encouraging political engagement among their learners. Here’s how we’re doing that while remaining...

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Shakira Martin
Staffroom - Opinion

The election will bring change – but will it bring respect?

Whoever wins the contest, the new administration and its Department for Education must get to know our sector and...

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Kirsty Haughton
Staffroom - Opinion

AI should stand Assessment Intelligence – but we need to adapt

Developing assessments that reflect what’s already happening in our industries is the challenge of the next decade

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Dan Phillips
Staffroom - Opinion

What I’ve learned about getting student voice right

Gail Pringle shares her top tips to ensure student voice activity engages the whole college community and leaves a...

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Gail Pringle
Staffroom - Opinion

Why every teacher needs a hinterland – and everyone benefits from it

Teachers’ interests outside the classroom are important nourishment for their wellbeing and a source of inspiration for their learners

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David Murray
Staffroom - Opinion

How we’re putting research at the heart of staff training and development

Our approach is not only improving teachers’ professional curiosity but growing the evidence base for what works in our...

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Catherine Gray