Tag: NQT

  • Measuring up

    Measuring up

    Some thoughts on comparing your practice to that of other teachers.

  • Transforming Learning for NQTs presentation

    Transforming Learning for NQTs presentation

    Presentation for Birmingham LA on new technologies.

  • Reviewing my NQT year

    It has, without a doubt, been a whirlwind of a year. I have to come out and say that if I thought the PGCE was hard work, I hadn’t seen anything compared to what I have faced this year. Now, I wouldn’t claim that to be a typical NQT experience, but then I have never…

  • PGCE to NQT: Some reflections

    A few weeks ago the time came to teach my year 4 class a Science unit on forces, the same unit which comprised the first lessons I taught as a PGCE student. I remembered these lessons fondly; looking back they seemed a model of teaching when I had a huge amount of time to spend…

  • Birmingham eSafety strategy launch

    Earlier this week I was made aware of the fact that Simon Whitehouse from Digital Birmingham had used some of my work with 4OQ on web tools at the launch of the new Birmingham eSafety Strategy. You can read his write up of the event here, and his presentation is below. It sounds like our…