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The Marking Treadmill…… is it time to get off?

There appears to have been a resurgence in anxieties and pressures¬†around teacher workload, and the marking burden seems to be at the forefront of discussions for a vast majority of teachers. Without any doubt, marking and feedback is a non-negotiable, an essential element of teaching and learning and one that if done effectively can have … Continue reading

What does progress actually look like?

In education and even more so as teachers, we hear the term progress all the time; all students need to make progress, progress checks, planning for progress, data informing progress, progress through effective feedback and so on… but what does progress actually look like in day to day classroom practice and how can we measure … Continue reading

Marking – Effective, Developmental & Time-Saving

Finally, in a time of what appears to feel like the ‘shackles’ are starting to come off in terms of a less OFSTED driven, prescriptive evaluation for teachers across the country, it seems that creativity, innovation and risk-taking are all starting to blossom in schools. ¬†This is fantastic, music to my ears, and as a … Continue reading

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