The Key To Progress In Our Schools

  Hello, This month our focus in on relationships and how, hidden amongst the issues of helping students achieve the required progress, relationships can be a forgotten factor – despite being something that has a massive impact on learning outcomes. Read More


The Heart of Student Achievements

  Hello, First up, I’d like to wish you a happy New Year as we find ourselves not only at the beginning of a new term, but also a brand new year. Whether you’re already off to a great start Read More


What can your students learn from billionaire Oprah?

  Aloha, Although the academic year is still relatively young and mock exams (especially if you’re marking them) can give you little time for anything else, we’re rounding off the calendar year with a little thought for staff and students Read More


Ideas for Anti-Bullying Week

  Hello, It’s November! And this month’s newsletter is dedicated to that November calendar event (the one that isn’t to do with mock exams and moustache growing) – Anti-Bullying Week (17th – 21st November). Around 20% of callers to the Read More


Accelerating Student Achievement

Although TV shows such as Teachers and Waterloo Road might cast teachers firmly in the “Do as I say, not as I do” mould rather than the role-model types that the profession demands, there’s no getting away from the fact Read More


How to Motivate Your Students

  Ah, the new academic year. Everyone’s back, new ones have arrived and many old faces are fresh-faced with hope for what could be achieved over the coming year. Whilst those who’ve just made a transition to a new phase Read More


Recommended Reading For Teachers

10 books to help you help your students There are countless books that have shaped my coaching philosophy and given me strategies I now use to help students improve their performance. Listed below (in no particular order) are some of Read More


What Do Celebrities Think About Learning & Hard Work?

What do Steven Spielberg, Drew Barrymore, Manny Pacquiao, and Beyonce Knowles have in common? They love learning and hard work! It turns out that celebrities love educating themselves 🙂 They love learning because they know it’s an essential ingredient for Read More