Recovering from the pandemic

Let’s put the curriculum centre stage post-pandemic

Ask any teacher what the foundation of schooling is and chances are they’ll say the curriculum. It underpins nearly everything a teacher does – structuring lessons, delivering content and assessing how well students are performing.

So when schools and the wider education world emerges from the pandemic, will the curriculum save the day in terms of the attainment gap and accountability?

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curriculum planning

What you need to know about collaborative curriculum planning

According to Just Great Teaching by Ross Morrison McGill, 92 per cent of teachers and school leaders feel confident or very confident with their day-to-day work around curriculum. However, 61 per cent still consider it a challenging area of practice, while 24 per cent believe it is a weakness in their school.

Even before COVID-19 changed the landscape of teaching, schools faced several challenges with their new curriculums. But this is only set to increase when you consider post-pandemic learning lost, the impact of mental health and the emergence of a vaccine.

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Planning Tips for September

Here are 6 Essential Planning Tips for September Readiness

Seeing as the summer holidays are still very much in full swing, the thought of returning to school is bound to be at the back of your mind. However, every teacher knows that September will roll around sooner rather than later.

So, to prevent any last-minute panicking and to ensure you’re as fully prepared as possible, here are 6 planning tips for September readiness.

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