According to recent research, workload is the single biggest reason that teachers leave the profession. Apart from the human cost in terms of stress, there is also the huge financial and economic cost of replacing staff:
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How do you encourage parents to visit the school’s website, and why should you even want to?
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Woody Allen famously observed that 80 percent of success is showing up. He was referring to the process of being selected for an acting part in a film, but it’s broadly true in life in general, and certainly school in particular.
One of the events that should be in every school’s calendar is Safer Internet Day, which this year falls on 7th February. Intended to promote awareness and discussion of how to keep youngsters safe online, it involves classroom activities and discussions, and can be quite exciting, especially for younger children.
If you’re interested in improving parental engagement with your school, you’re in luck. Bett 2017 has several must-visit areas.
With technology playing a larger and larger part in the day-to-day working of a school, have you ever stopped to think of the cost of not using technology, or making poor use of what you have?
When it comes to sending out messages to parents, pupils — or even the public via your school website — one of the most important things you must do is make it readable. In other words, it must be clear and easily understood. Fortunately, there are several tools available to help you achieve simplicity.
Lots of schools have a blog these days. But a school blog is difficult to keep up-to-date and interesting, and even just keeping up with the writing can be hard work. And unfortunately, there's nothing that is much worse on a school website than to see the words "Last updated on...", followed by a date of three months ago.