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Motivation despite the gloom…

Posted by Eteach Blogger on Apr 29, 2016 in Education Career Advice and Information

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Teacher morale is at rock bottom. There’s no denying that. Whether you read the mainstream media, social media or the blogosphere there are endless examples of teachers highlighting the follies inherent in current education policies, despairing at the impact this is having on the pupils they teach or reaching the sad and distressing conclusion that teaching is no longer for them.  Read more…

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Time to ‘think again’?

Posted by Eteach Blogger on Apr 22, 2016 in In the News

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David Cameron came under fire during ‘Prime Minister’s Questions’ after Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn cited opposition to the “top down reorganisation” of schools from teachers, parents and some Tory MPs.

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urged David Cameron to “think again” over the plans to force all schools to become academies as he tried to capitalise on Tory splits over the controversial proposals. Recently Conservative MPs have questioned the wisdom of forcing all schools to make the switch, which will prove to have a greater impact on rural schools especially if academy chains are not willing to take them over. Read more…

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Are academies the way forward?

Posted by Eteach Blogger on Apr 15, 2016 in In the News

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Are academies the way forward?

Nicky Morgan recently stated in her speech to the NASWUT union that all schools will be made to change to academy status by 2020.

But does academisation necessarily guarantee better exam results? An independent education data specialist has carried out research in a bid to find out! Read more…

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How to cope with stress at work

Posted by Eteach Blogger on Apr 14, 2016 in In the News

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Everyone gets stressed.

Whether its due to pupils, parents, workload, management, paperwork or demanding hours!

The first step is to understand what things in your life are causing you stress… It all adds up!

Identify what elements of your life are causing you stress and come up with strategies to combat them.. Read more…

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Taking the Q out of QTS

Posted by Eteach Blogger on Mar 24, 2016 in In the News

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The latest education White Paper to emerge from the Government has, perhaps predictably, caused controversy in the profession, with its policy of academisation for all and major reworking of QTS accreditation to name just two. In setting out its plans for the next five years, the Department for Education seems to have generated many more questions than answers. Read more…

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