Sunday Times: Talent + graft = £££s for teachers

gbp - Sunday Times: Talent + graft = £££s for teachers

An article in the Sunday Times on 9th December featured an interview with CEO of Edapt, John Roberts. The article uses John as an example of a teacher who has ‘no wish to sign up to such a campaign’ as that being conducted by the NASUWT and NUT in response to what they see as…

Parents evenings and the difference between supportive and pushy

parents eve - Parents evenings and the difference between supportive and pushy

Our anonymous primary teacher blogger describes the build up to parents evenings …   ‘Haven’t you just had a holiday?’ ask my non-teacher friends. It’s been a nearly eight week half term – no, I have not just had a holiday. Myself and the children were very much ready for a break because they were…

TAs worth their weight in gold

teacher helping schoolgirl using a tablet computer in class - TAs worth their weight in gold

The following blog post is from our anonymous blogger in a primary school. TA, LSA, HLTA, Support Assistants – I have had some worth their weight in gold and I have worked with others who just seem like an extra member of the class to deal with.  There is nothing better than a TA who…

What do teachers think of their unions?

teacher thinking - What do teachers think of their unions?

A report released by LKMco explores what teachers think of their unions, and defines three different categories of approach – the collectivists, the functionalist and the critics.   The report is the result of a consultation, funded by Edapt, with over 350 teachers, through surveys and interviews between January and June 2012. The authors of…