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Empowering Teachers who are LGBTQ+

Empowering Teachers who are LGBTQ+
9th October 2019

Parental protests against teaching children about same-sex relationships have had an impact on teachers who identify as LGBTQ+. Jonathan Glazzard and Samuel Stones look at teachers' experiences in an increasingly hostile climate.

 

What makes a happy school?

What makes a happy school
8th October 2019

When staff are happy at work they’re more productive, have less time off sick, are better at their jobs, and have happier students. So how can we make schools a happy place to teach and learn? Adrian Bethune outlines five factors key to building a happy school. 

Free Mental Health Awareness Training for your school

Event
2nd October 2019

Do you work in a mainstream secondary school, PRU, Free School or sixth form college? Two members of your school might be eligible to receive a free one-day Mental Health Awareness Training by the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families,

Teaching and the menopause

Teaching and the menopause
12th September 2019

As calls for mandatory protection for women going through the menopause increase, we have talked to teaching staff about the specific challenges of dealing with symptoms of the menopause in an education context.

Dare to ‘Teach’?

Dare to Teach
30th July 2019

I’m not of the school of thought that sees teaching as an ‘art’ – more an intensive version of reality. There’s nothing pretend about the triumphs and vulnerabilities and terrors of the classroom.