Tag Archives: education

  1. 6 pieces of advice for new teachers

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    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

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    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?

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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