Tag Archives: education

  1. 6 pieces of advice for new teachers


    October 22, 2014 by Sian Rowland

    Recently I’ve been working with new teachers and introducing them to the delights of my subject area, PSHE. As I look …
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  2. Gove and the British Values curriculum


    June 13, 2014 by Sian Rowland

    Dear Mr Gove. Just when you think his ideas about education can’t get pottier he pulls a new rabbit out …
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  3. There’s no such thing as a free lunch. Or is there?


    February 10, 2013 by Sian Rowland

    So far this year I’ve been thinking a lot about money. Mostly because I spent January wrestling with my very …
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  4. Those that can’t…my favourite teaching myths


    January 7, 2013 by Sian Rowland

    With the new term starting today I thought I’d share my favourite myths about education. if you have any more …
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  5. Freelance, part time and temporary: how to survive the long term contract


    December 30, 2012 by Sian Rowland

    I started writing this last month while still in my deputy head post. I was reflecting on the past year …
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  6. Zen and the art of the freelance deputy head


    October 11, 2012 by Sian Rowland

    My week started badly. We’re now into the season of colds and mellow flu-fullness so my teaching day starts at …
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