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'The key to tackling the retention crisis? Accepting that students' results aren't just down to teachers'

A few weeks ago, Ofsted national director Sean Harford surprisingly admitted to me in conversation on Twitter that he agreed with the research I’d …

'Five books I think no teacher should be without'

Asking an English teacher which books no teacher should be without is akin to asking a mother which of her children she shouldn’t be without. I’ve …

Teaching

'To produce a technology-literate generation, we need to focus on actual literacy'

By about five years old, I had a clear idea of what it meant to make a “syntax error”. Punching lines of BASIC programming language into my 1980s …

Los Angeles

Redefining Children’s Reading: How Well Are The Nation’s Children Really Reading?

National Literacy Trust 2017<p>Every year, as parents and educators, we look to Key Stage 2 national curriculum assessment results as a benchmark of how …

A Shelf that Easily Transforms Into a Temporary Desk

twofold: a compact wall shelf that can be transformed into a space-saving temporary desk with just one touch.<p>Design Team<p>studio michael hilgers for …

'Teachers can only ever have a small impact on their students' results – yet they are judged as if they are 100% responsible'

There is little evidence to suggest we can link the performance of a teacher to a set or sets of exam results.<p>There is, however, plenty of evidence …

​A charming modern one-story house with a surprising interior

This single story home, designed by the architects at <i>KUBE Architectur</i><i>e</i> who have been credited with many modern project on the design scene, is in a …

Weight Loss Soups: Healthy And Delicious Soup Recipes For Weight Loss | Women's Health

9 Soups To Make If You're Trying To Lose Weight<p>They're nutritionist-approved.<p>Getty Images<p>When it comes to weight loss, soup is your one-pot secret weapon—especially if you’ve just about had it with the whole salad scene.<p>After all, research published in the <i>British Journal of Nutrition</i> shows that, on …

‘The constant battle between being the teacher I want to be and being the teacher I have to be’

What keeps me awake at night? Exhaustion, stress, anxiety, deliberation. It’s difficult to step off the treadmill that is teaching.<p>The endless and …

4 Time Management Tips that Involve a Little Investment of Time

You have probably heard the old adage of unclear origin: It takes money to make money. Substitute the word "time," and the saying applies to time …

Time Management

Automated furniture app transforms tiny apartments into mini mansions

Most people don't live in tiny <i>Fifth Element</i> style apartments. But since some of the most popular cities are beginning to feel the squeeze, an idea …

Real Estate

The Great Masters: Vincent Van Gogh Museum Tour with John Leighton (1998)

Van Gogh: Techniques and Methods

How to Achieve a Minimalist Home

Minimalism

24 Ways to Simplify Your Life

<b>Keep It Simple</b><p><b>Keep It Simple</b><p>Let it go<br>Leave work at work<br>Tell the truth<br>No is an option<br>Listen<br>Ask for help<br>Live with less<br>Don’t look back<br>Learn from …