With updates and ideas from teachers around the world, and an inspiring story from Iraq.
Learning from a war

Learning from a war

Dr. Huda Halawachy, never thought she would be able to tell the story of how her university came back to life after the dreadful occupation of Mosul.

History made relevant

History made relevant

Helen Bilton and Richard Harris witness the motivating effect of a class visit to a Tudor country home.

Values and philosophy

Values and philosophy

Stephen Walshe looks at how P4C (Philosophy for Children) can help uncover children's "submerged" values.

World Smile Day

World Smile Day

Organise a day of fun on October 5 – there are lots of ideas collated by Jan Homden in this free to download PDF.

Personal solutions

Personal solutions

According to Tim Belfield, using coaching to support positive behaviour policies can transform a school's culture.

Screen Time

Screen Time

Jenny Silverstone discusses appropriate screen time for young children: just how much is "enough"?

Brit Stats 2018, Part 1

Brit Stats 2018, Part 1

A summary of the key stats about the 2018 A Level results from UK based exam expert Tony Stephens.

Brit Stats 2018, Part 2

Brit Stats 2018, Part 2

In Part 2 of his headline analysis of UK exam results, Tony Stephens turns his attention to Key Stage 4 (GCSE).

Tall tales for small people

Tall tales for small people

Three new picture books published this year by Julia Donaldson reviewed by Jan Homden.

Scottish pioneers

Scottish pioneers

Andrew Hunter reflects on the value of UK style boarding schools and the establishment of a new school in Shenzhen.

Educator's survival guide

Educator's survival guide

Leah Davies offers 10 tips for a happy and healthy life in teaching.

Change agents

Change agents

Andy Homden looks at how recruiting agents can help find your next job and what you should expect of them.

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