Monthly Archives: April 2020

Leading From a Distance

The quote above describes a key characteristic of highly effective leaders.  They understand the importance of investing time and energy into their teams, to build relationships, trust and a shared understanding of what the team is trying to achieve.  They … Continue reading

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Re-motivating Pupils: a summary of Caroline Spalding’s ReseachEdLoom talk

It is my first year at Durrington High School and would have been my first ResearchEdDurrington at the end April, and I am really disappointed that this year’s event has necessarily had to be cancelled. So it was a great … Continue reading

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Distance Teaching Y10

During these very challenging times, educators across the world are all very focused on how we can ensure that the distance teaching we are currently undertaking is as effective as it can be.  Whilst this is of course important for … Continue reading

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Lockdown CPD

Two weekends ago we hosted #rEDDurringtonLoom.  The response to this was phenomenal and suggested that there is a real appetite among teachers for high quality CPD during the lockdown period.  Thankfully many of the fine people in the world of … Continue reading

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