Not Outstanding | RE Teach Lorraine Abbott

Originally posted on RE Teach – Lorraine Abbott: This is the first time in my teaching career that the GCSE results were less than outstanding. Its quite an uncomfortable moment. Students and parents were all still congratulatory at their son or daughters results, many coming to show me their grades on results day. 60% A*-C, … More Not Outstanding | RE Teach Lorraine Abbott

ALL the RE Blogs | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

Image courtesy of Alice Walker A few months back, after some frustration at some aspects of Twitter and Save RE (on Facebook), I set up #BlogSyncRE. This consisted of a website and a Twitter account which shared RE blogs. Since May, this has seen many first time RE bloggers, sharing some really good and insightful … More ALL the RE Blogs | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

Wanted: Examiners (lots of them. . .) | chriseyreteaching

The examination system is in crisis or on the edge of it – the story isn’t going away. Thankfully this year I don’t have a huge personal interest in the story. I finished marking as intended in mid-July (as opposed to early August last year!) and our results in the area I manage are roughly … More Wanted: Examiners (lots of them. . .) | chriseyreteaching

Wanted: Examiners (lots of them. . .) | chriseyreteaching

The examination system is in crisis or on the edge of it – the story isn’t going away. Thankfully this year I don’t have a huge personal interest in the story. I finished marking as intended in mid-July (as opposed to early August last year!) and our results in the area I manage are roughly … More Wanted: Examiners (lots of them. . .) | chriseyreteaching

Are you on the bus? The destructive education metaphor | missdcox

I have worked with leaders who use a metaphor (or is it an analogy?) which uses a bus to compare with a school organisation. The two most commonly used aspects of the metaphor are ‘getting everyone on the bus’ (ensuring your colleagues have the same values, vision etc ) and ‘making sure people are on … More Are you on the bus? The destructive education metaphor | missdcox