Could you afford to lose your students’ GCSE work? Do you think you would know the difference between a potentially threatening email or not? They can sometimes be more difficult to spot than you think as a member of staff at the Sir John Colfox Academy recently discovered. The academy, located in Bridport, Dorset recently […]
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What is GovMeet? Founded by Nicki Wadley and Kate Shepherd, GovMeet is a supportive, collaborative network for school governors, trustees and clerks to governors. Both Nicki and Kate have extensive governance experience and recognised the need for governors and clerks to have a collaborative and supportive network that enables knowledge and practice to be […]
Nearly one in ten teachers left the profession last year – the highest proportion for a decade – and almost a quarter of teachers now leave within three years. Towards the end of the Autumn term, I noticed a common theme in all the schools I visited: “Christmas!” I hear you exclaim… Unfortunately not. […]
Christmas Cracker Jokes Why did the turkey join the band? He had drumsticks! Why couldn’t the skeleton go to the Christmas party? He had nobody to go with! What does Sant suffer from if he gets stuck in a chimney? Claustrophobia! What do you get if you cross Santa with a duck? A Christmas […]
Ease Training have written two new blogs this month – ‘Learning about Cyber Security – Tricky at Times!‘ and ‘Being an Effective Governor‘. Take a look and let us know what you think.