Getting started with video CPD (Part 2)

Getting started with video CPD (Part 2)

Developing a supportive culture and establishing a solid programme.

Exploring video CPD: developing a supportive culture and establishing a solid programme. 

20 April 2017/Number of views (2685)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Blogs
Getting started with video CPD (Part 1)

Getting started with video CPD (Part 1)

Exploring video CPD and practical strategies for getting started.

Christophe Mullings, Head of Education at IRIS Connect, explores video CPD and practical strategies for getting started.

19 April 2017/Number of views (2676)/Comments (0)/
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Nominations now open for the Pearson Teaching Awards 2017

Nominations now open for the Pearson Teaching Awards 2017

Find out how your school can get involved

Pearson are hosting awards over the upcoming months celebrating the outstanding work of teachers nationwide.

07 February 2017/Number of views (3434)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Classroom
Natural Connections Project aims to transform outdoor learning

Natural Connections Project aims to transform outdoor learning

A new report shows how schools and their staff can overcome challenges to outdoor learning

The Natural Connections Project report sets out the evidence for outdoor learning and shows how schools and their staff can overcome challenges to outdoor learning, and embed it into their policy and practice.

07 December 2016/Number of views (2771)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Classroom
Primary accountability 2016

Primary accountability 2016

Complementary advice to be used in conjunction with the FAQs document

We've put together some advice based on questions from members.

13 September 2016/Number of views (7773)/Comments (0)/
Public Accounts Committee publishes report on training new teachers

Public Accounts Committee publishes report on training new teachers

MPs report confirms NAHT’s concerns about teacher recruitment

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has published a report on training new teachers. Among its findings, the report notes that the Department for Education has fallen short of its target to fill teacher training places and vacancies in state-funded schools more than doubled between 2011 and 2014. 

14 June 2016/Number of views (4678)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
NAHT Edge newsletter (issue 68)

NAHT Edge newsletter (issue 68)

Weekly newsletter round-up from NAHT Edge

In this issue of your news round-up we look at the latest guidance to help you take control of the LA moderation process, a radical rethink of engineering education in schools, DENI’s plan of action to ensure pupils attend school regularly and how pressure from the association following the leaked key stage one spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG) paper leads to gain for schools and pupils.

26 April 2016/Number of views (4939)/Comments (0)/
Categories: Newsletter
Exploring what it means to be British: learning outcomes

Exploring what it means to be British: learning outcomes

Helping students to recognise different identities and experiences

Schools are being asked to devise a curriculum subject to focus their students and to develop (through their own inquiry) learning through exploring what it means to be British.

16 October 2014/Number of views (13109)/Comments (0)/
GCSE reform: update

GCSE reform: update

We’d welcome your views on a number of related matters

Awarding bodies published their revised A level, AS level and GCSE specifications for first teaching in September following Ofqual’s announcement that they’ve been accredited. The intention is for all specifications to be ready by October half term.

16 October 2014/Number of views (4442)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Classroom
School improvement

School improvement

Primary and secondary

This guide brings together top tips from best practice research and case studies to support improvement in your school. It contains key advice on a range of topics from making small changes to improving curriculum and assessment.

25 September 2014/Number of views (10075)/Comments (0)/
Curriculum development

Curriculum development

Following the eight ‘principles of learning’

Ensure the development of an engaging, innovative and inspiring curriculum with these top tips from best practice research and NAHT principles of learning. This guide provides tips on covering the content of the national curriculum, supporting staff and outlines eight key areas of focus essential to the development of an outstanding curriculum.

25 September 2014/Number of views (10070)/Comments (0)/
Assessment: best practice

Assessment: best practice

Assessment best practice: recommendations

This guide outlines a number of best practice approaches to assessment, including NAHT’s seven principles of assessment, a supporting design checklist and an explanation of the NAHT assessment commission’s framework for assessment without levels.

25 September 2014/Number of views (10821)/Comments (0)/
Anti-bullying

Anti-bullying

Primary and secondary

This guide brings together top tips from best practice research and case studies to provide key advice on developing an anti-bullying strategy and creating an anti-bullying culture, as well as tips on dealing with incidents of bullying and engaging parents and the community. 

25 September 2014/Number of views (10654)/Comments (0)/
Supporting EAL

Supporting EAL

Primary and secondary

Support students with English as an additional language (EAL) in your primary or secondary school with these top tips from best practice research and case studies. This guide sets out examples of good practice in engaging students with EAL, developing inclusive practices, and building confidence in reading, writing, speaking and listening – both in English and in a student’s first language.

01 September 2014/Number of views (10444)/Comments (0)/
Special educational needs

Special educational needs

Primary and secondary

This guide brings together top tips from best practice research and case studies to help you support pupils with special educational needs. This guide includes key advice on a range of topics, from planning and delivering lessons to nurturing aspirations and independence.

01 September 2014/Number of views (8392)/Comments (0)/
Science

Science

Primary and secondary

This guide brings together top tips from best practice research and case studies to support the teaching of science in your school.

01 September 2014/Number of views (8908)/Comments (0)/
Religious education

Religious education

Primary and secondary

This guide brings together top tips from best practice research and case studies to support the delivery of religious education (RE) in your school. It provides guidance and pointers on creating engaging lesson content, supporting students of all abilities, improving student performance and promoting religious education across the curriculum.

01 September 2014/Number of views (8618)/Comments (0)/
Reading

Reading

Primary

This guide brings together top tips from best practice research and case studies to support the promotion of reading in your school. This guide sets out examples of good practice in teaching reading through the use of phonics, encouraging reading for pleasure, improving reading comprehension and breadth of vocabulary, and implementing inclusive and accessible lesson content for pupils of all ages.

01 September 2014/Number of views (8108)/Comments (0)/
PSHE

PSHE

Primary and secondary

This guide brings together top tips from best practice research and case studies to support the delivery of personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education in your school. It includes key advice on curriculum design and delivery as well as tips on how to involve all staff in PSHE education and make the best use of external resources.

01 September 2014/Number of views (8302)/Comments (0)/
Phonics

Phonics

Resource and practice tips from the experts

This guide brings together top tips from best practice research and case studies to support the use of phonics in your school. It includes key advice on what to do within phonics lessons, how to plan effectively and how to take phonics skills outside of specific phonics lessons to improve children’s confidence.

01 September 2014/Number of views (7816)/Comments (0)/
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How praise can lead to self-doubt – and what to do about it

It feels great to be told we are brilliant, and it makes us more successful.

Jackie Beere

The year ahead

As every teacher will tell you, the start of a new school year brings with it a tangible sense of new beginnings.

James Bowen

New middle leaders: what issues do they face and what training would help?

Newly appointed middle leaders could benefit from some tailored training in their new roles, according to a new research project.

Susan Young