Coaching enables teachers to focus on learning rather than teaching and helps them to understand themselves and their practice, advocates Kulvarn Atwel, executive head of two outstanding schools in London
Does your school really cultivate a growth mindset or is it just something that is covered in a workshop and then put on the shelf? Jackie Beere outlines the essential strategies for schools to nurture success in pupils and teaching staff.
John Blanchard looks at how colleagues’ visiting one another’s lessons and observing other activities can inform insights and innovations. He shows that this applies as much to leaders, managers and mentors as it does to teachers. Peer observation is a direct way of promoting job morale and satisfaction, while informing agendas for whole-school development.
Results constantly pour in that show private tuition aids learning and improves a child’s ‘readiness’ for secondary school. To some degree tuition works, though it may often be inaccessible. Rosalyn Mark asks the question: what if we could get pupils to tutor one another?