Tag Archives: school

  1. 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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  2. Oi winter. Do one.


    February 26, 2013 by Sian Rowland

    Is it me or do we seem to have entered a new ice age? It’s so cold that Sir Ranulph …
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  3. 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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  4. 2012: that was the year that was


    December 31, 2012 by Sian Rowland

    I’ve just spent some time going through my diary and revisiting 2012. Due to one thing or another it’s been …
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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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  7. Ten reasons to go freelance

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    August 20, 2012 by Sian Rowland

    “Freelance: adjective self-employed and hired to work for different companies on particular assignments.” Oxford English Dictionary Freelancing is rewarding and nerve-wracking …
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