REVIEW: Personality Types and Equilibriums

Article Title: Effective Leadership Styles by Kavitha Sethuraman and Jayshree Suresh Summary Sethuraman and Suresh’s study assesses the relationship between MBTI personality types and situational theory. The hypothesis was that if leaders are aware of their MBTI personality type and also the MBTI personality types of their followers (staff), in the context of situational theory… Continue reading REVIEW: Personality Types and Equilibriums

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VOICE: Five Questions with Mr A

Mr A is a Maths teacher and department lead for Core Maths. Initially studying to be a civil engineer at Salford, Mr A fell in love with the maths side of things and made a decision to start afresh, enrolling onto a Mathematics degree at Manchester Metropolitan University to pursue his passion. After graduating in… Continue reading VOICE: Five Questions with Mr A

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VOICE: Five Questions with Dr C

There are very few roles in teaching that Dr C has not fulfilled in a career that has spanned over thirty-five years. Qualified to teach at both primary and secondary level and specialising in teaching SEND children in English, Dr C has been a classroom teacher, SENCo, second in department and a member of SLT.… Continue reading VOICE: Five Questions with Dr C

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A THOUGHT: A Suggested Approach To Consider Teacher Stress

A significant part of the process of building resilience and fulfilment as a teacher comes from having effective resilience and fulfilment-building mechanisms. Some commentators may call them coping strategies, resilience techniques or endurance methods and the list of terms does not stop there; there are many names we can give the concept and although the… Continue reading A THOUGHT: A Suggested Approach To Consider Teacher Stress

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VOICE: Five Questions with Mrs S-W

A transitional professional with a wealth of industry experience, Mrs S-W has been working in education for over ten years having worked previously in the education charity sector. She graduated with a degree in English Literature and Italian from the University of Kent in 1995 and completed the Graduate Teacher Programme, specialising in primary teaching.… Continue reading VOICE: Five Questions with Mrs S-W

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REVIEW: The Importance To Assess Teacher Wellbeing in Free Schools

This is the Literature Review chapter that I wrote for my Masters dissertation in November 2017 where I assessed teacher wellbeing in a free school context. In terms of how research and findings have progressed from then on, I can say that very little has been done in this particular field but there has been… Continue reading REVIEW: The Importance To Assess Teacher Wellbeing in Free Schools

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VOICE: Five Questions With Mrs W

Mrs W has been in education for over twenty-five years, having worked as a primary school teacher, an assistant headteacher at a village school in Lancashire and a deputy headteacher at a primary pupil referral unit. She graduated with a degree in English and Education Studies from the University of Central Lancashire in 1986 and… Continue reading VOICE: Five Questions With Mrs W

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REVIEW: Teacher Stress, Teaching Efficacy and Job Satisfaction

This paper looks at the complicated relationship between teacher self-efficacy, teacher stress related to testing, and job satisfaction within the paradigm of test-based accountability, an interesting concept and directly relevant to the processes of the English education system. The findings highlighted the importance of providing adequate support for teacher self-efficacy, to reduce stress associated with… Continue reading REVIEW: Teacher Stress, Teaching Efficacy and Job Satisfaction

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