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Why we need to understand pupils' backstories

June 27, 2017, 10:09 a.m.

 

I had an inspiring meeting last week with a headteacher of a London primary school ...

Illustration for Focus on the Finish –  The Importance of Building Confidence and Resilience in Pupils

Focus on the Finish – The Importance of Building Confidence and Resilience in Pupils

June 12, 2017, 3:12 p.m.

“I can teach you everything in this book 18 times over but it will be ...

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How to win pupils and influence learning

May 12, 2017, 2:52 p.m.

 

Recently, I’ve been pondering what makes an an engaging tutor.

Last week, an old ...

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An Interview with an English Tutor

April 4, 2017, 9:35 a.m.

 

We interviewed Anna, an English student in London, who has been volunteering with us since ...

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World Book Day 2017

March 2, 2017, 2:54 p.m.

 

2017 marks the 20th anniversary of World Book Day, where schools, libraries and families ...