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Mar 29, 2019

Episode 52 of The Teaching Space Podcast investigates how to get teachers excited about professional development.

My Job

Part of my day job role this year is heading up professional development for my College. When I took it on, I knew one challenge would to get (some) teachers excited about professional development. In...


Mar 21, 2019

Episode 51 of The Teaching Space Podcast explores the difference between equality and equity and why, as educators, we must understand both.

Why This Episode? Why Now?

My professional development focus for this year is equality and the promotion of diversity. I am focusing my research on trainee teachers as that’s...


Mar 14, 2019

Introduction

An extract from The Productive Teacher by Martine Ellis:

Teaching is the hardest job I’ve ever done.

You have to play the part of the expert (because teaching feels like acting sometimes) , even if you really don’t feel you deserve it. You have to know the answers, even when you don’t. You are...


Mar 7, 2019

Introduction

In last week’s episode (48 How to Start a Book Club for Educators) I mentioned my book club’s first title choice, Atomic Habits by James Clear. It was a great read and has inspired this episode.

While I will highlight my main takeaways from the book, I still recommend you read it as there is much more...