Good classroom management isn’t violence- A behaviour panel at the Wellington Festival of Education | Tom Bennett

I took part in a fascinating panel for the Wellington Festival of Education last week. Myself, Laura McInerney, Maria Arpa and Katherine Birbalsingh were quizzed about behaviour in schools (watch it here). Within about two minutes lines were drawn and it was game on.  Of course any attempt to reduce anything as complex as human … More Good classroom management isn’t violence- A behaviour panel at the Wellington Festival of Education | Tom Bennett

 ‘United we stand, divided we fall.’ – Consistency in schools | missdcox

I once visited a school on a leadership course where the Head told the delegates “When we interview, we directly ask teachers if they will comply with our clear but firm expectations & rules. If they have any doubts we won’t offer them the job”. This included students walking in silence in the corridors and … More  ‘United we stand, divided we fall.’ – Consistency in schools | missdcox

 ‘United we stand, divided we fall.’ – Consistency in schools | missdcox

I once visited a school on a leadership course where the Head told the delegates “When we interview, we directly ask teachers if they will comply with our clear but firm expectations & rules. If they have any doubts we won’t offer them the job”. This included students walking in silence in the corridors and … More  ‘United we stand, divided we fall.’ – Consistency in schools | missdcox

P4C at Alverstoke CE Junior School, a SAPERE Gold Award School | lizzylewissapere

Alverstoke Church of England Junior School Profile Alverstoke Church of England Junior School in Gosport, Hampshire is a larger than average junior school. It is set in a small village setting within a large town. The large majority of children are from a white British heritage. The number of children with learning difficulties and/or disabilities … More P4C at Alverstoke CE Junior School, a SAPERE Gold Award School | lizzylewissapere

Young Philosophers edit news on election day |

The Philosophy Foundation’s group of under privileged youngsters got to edit the news at The Guardian offices on the 9th of June.  It was a long and rewarding day for all of us… starting off with some thought provoking enquiry: “the sun will rise tomorrow” is that a fact, or an opinion? Continue reading at: … More Young Philosophers edit news on election day |

P4C at Alverstoke CE Junior School, a SAPERE Gold Award School | lizzylewissapere

Alverstoke Church of England Junior School Profile Alverstoke Church of England Junior School in Gosport, Hampshire is a larger than average junior school. It is set in a small village setting within a large town. The large majority of children are from a white British heritage. The number of children with learning difficulties and/or disabilities … More P4C at Alverstoke CE Junior School, a SAPERE Gold Award School | lizzylewissapere