Tips for Leaders: 15. Mental Health and Wellbeing

Tips for Leaders: 15. Mental Health and Wellbeing

“A healthy school ensures that when pupils are unhappy, anxious, disturbed or depressed there are open channels for them to seek or be offered support, without stigma and with appropriate confidentiality. A healthy school actively seeks to promote emotional...
Tips for Teachers: 28. Modelling and Scaffolding

Tips for Teachers: 28. Modelling and Scaffolding

‘Effective modelling and scaffolding reduces the extraneous load on students’ working memories and strengthens schema, making learning more efficient, more manageable, and easier for them to retrieve.’ (Adam Riches, 2022) Modelling and scaffolding are essential...
Tips for Teachers: 27. Effective Plenaries

Tips for Teachers: 27. Effective Plenaries

“Effective Plenaries in a lesson are those that help the teacher to make sure all students understand what they have learned. They can be used as an opportunity for reflection, or simply as a way of summarising or reinforcing key points from the day’s...