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Gibbs’ Reflective Cycle and Learning

Gibbs’ Reflective Cycle and Learning

Gibbs’ ‘Learn by Doing’   Gibbs’ Reflective Cycle and Learning Graham Gibbs, a sociologist and psychologist, conducted a study called ‘Learn by Doing.’ It is about encouraging people to think systematically, about experiences they had during a specific situation, event or activity.  Gibbs’ ‘Reflective Cycle’ and Learning study helps to implement ‘Learn by Doing.’ He…

Anti-bullying week

Anti-bullying week

The 15th– 19th November 2019 is anti-bullying week. This week aims to highlight the issue of bullying, mainly in schools, and put a stop to it.   Bullying comes in many forms, verbal abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, cyber bullying, and it isn’t always visible. That’s why it is important for students to feel like they…

How to Manage Stress

How to Manage Stress

National Stress Awareness Day falls on the first Wednesday of November. This day about focusing on wellbeing and managing stress.   This years’ focus is on ‘stress at your workplace.’ According to UNISON, ‘work-related stress is one of the biggest health hazards.’ If stress levels aren’t maintained and monitored, it can lead to serious health…

Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset

Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset

Carol Dweck states that there are two types of mindsets: a growth mindset and a fixed mindset.   Dweck was interested in the way the mind works and studied this by observing students completing a series of puzzles. She was particularly fascinated with how well some students coped under pressure, versus how easily some became…

What is Metacognition and why use it?

What is Metacognition and why use it?

Metacognition is “the knowledge and regulation of one’s thought processes.” (Kennedy et al., 2008)   Carr et al. (1996) suggest that “there is considerable evidence that metacognition plays a role in school performance.” Metacognition encourages students to think about their own learning. This involves learning strategies for planning, monitoring and evaluating. It is also about making…

World Mental Health Day 2019

World Mental Health Day 2019

Today is World Mental Health Day 2019, with this year’s theme: focus on suicide prevention.   “Mental health is defined as a state of wellbeing in which every individual realises his or her potential, can cope with their normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to…

National Teaching Assistants’ Day

National Teaching Assistants’ Day

The 16th September 2019 is National Teaching Assistants’ Day. Today celebrates the importance of Teaching Assistants’ across the UK. It is for rewarding the inspirational work that teaching assistants’ do, to support and assist the education of school children.   What is the role of a teaching assistant? A teaching assistants’ main duties are supporting children’s learning…

The Importance Of Teacher Student Relationship

The Importance Of Teacher Student Relationship

Developing a positive teacher-student relationship is essential for effective student learning. Encouraging each individual and maximising their learning potential makes for successful teachers. Establishing this relationship early on boosts student’s confidence and determination to succeed in education. A study by Gillespie in 2002, found that fundamental qualities of a teacher-student relationship included compassion, respect and…

Tips For Teachers On Starting The Academic Year

Tips For Teachers On Starting The Academic Year

This week, students and teachers across the country go back to school. With this comes the task of adapting back into a work ethic, for teachers and students alike. Students move up a year and learn more challenging material, while teachers welcome a new class, teaching up to thirty students who are different levels of…

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