Justine Greening’s conservative party conference speech included an announcement of a pilot student loan repayment scheme for MFL and science teachers in 25 target local authorities. Details were initially a bit sketchy but have now been clarified. How much this will be worth depends on career progression but for a teacher working FT for the […]Read More Salaries, bursaries, and fees: too few, too much, too painful?
Sharks have teeth that slope inward; once they get their jaws on something, it isn’t getting away. I don’t think @tombennett71 has teeth that slope inwards (although, like me, he grew up in a land and era of pragmatic dentistry, far from the pearly white, braced and straightened paradise of the Home Counties) but there […]Read More Learning Styles, Universities, and ITT
My son and I have just made a major breakthrough with his times tables. I think it’s taught me something about retrieval practice that I hadn’t appreciated before. My son attends a lovely school, as far as I can tell his teachers are great, and he was “working at greater depth” across his KS1 assessments […]Read More Times tables, retrieval practice, and what I’ve learned from Y3