Leading the way

Sponsored content National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) are aimed at staff in the education sector who wish to develop their skills, know-how and confidence to lead successfully. School Improvement Liverpool (SIL) is one of just a handful of Department for Education (DfE) accredited providers of NPQs here in the North West. Educate sat down ...

A tower of learning

Sponsored content At the top of one of Liverpool’s most iconic and tallest landmarks, The Bauer Academy runs a range of exciting media-based training projects with schools across Merseyside. Educate went along to The Radio City Tower to find out more about the innovative workshops taking place more than 450ft above our ...

From teacher to student

Sponsored content As the new school year gets underway and teachers up and down the country welcome pupils back into their classrooms, many of us find ourselves reflecting on our own learning and career journeys… After completing an undergrad, and maybe a PGCE/PGDE, our progress as teachers tends to focus on CPD ...

The POWER of physical activity

Keeping the kids busy over the summer holidays is often a major stress for parents, and now summer is over, it is easy to take your eye off the ball! However, the benefits of keeping the kids physically active cannot be underestimated. Benefits which can improve almost every aspect of health; ...

Writing on the wall?

Behaviour charts may have become as commonplace in our classrooms as the chalkboard once was but in recent years a growing number of commentors have begun to question their effectiveness. We spoke to two education professionals to find out what’s being used in their schools and to see if they think ...