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Becoming Educated

Apr 26, 2021

Anne Glennie is a literacy consultant and trainer, author of Reflective Reading and owner of The Learning Zoo. To date, she has trained over 10,000 teachers in all aspects of literacy and assessment in Scotland. Anne has a particular interest in the teaching of reading through synthetic phonics, she sits on the Reading...


Apr 19, 2021

Haili Hughes is an English teacher and a former head of department and senior leader who has mentored new teachers and ITT students for over ten years. A former journalist Haili has been teaching for the best part of 15 years and has enjoyed developing teachers at many stages of their career. Haili writes regularly for...


Apr 12, 2021

Jon Tait is the Director of School Improvement and Deputy CEO at Arete Learning Trust in North Yorkshire. Jon started teaching in 2001 as a qualified PE teacher and more recently has taught Computer Science. Jon has been a senior leader for 13 of his 19 years in teaching. Jon is the author of five books, 100 ideas for...


Transforming School Culture with Barry Smith

Apr 5, 2021

Barry Smith is a founding senior leader of Michaela Community School, former Headteacher of Great Yarmouth Charter Academy and Regional Director of Community Schools Trust in London.

Barry and I discuss how to improve teaching and pupil buy in, what really good behaviour looks like, how to get staff buy in and how to...


Apr 5, 2021

Barry Smith is a founding senior leader of Michaela Community School, former Headteacher of Great Yarmouth Charter Academy and Regional Director of Community Schools Trust in London.

Barry and I discuss how to improve teaching and pupil buy in, what really good behaviour looks like, how to get staff buy in and how to...