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Dec 7, 2021

For many of us Statistics is something we steer well clear of, well this week I am diving right in - head first.  With the help of Professor Obi Ukoumunne, from Exeter University we get right to the heart of the matter and break it down for the non-mathematician so that we can really understand what the statistics mean...


Nov 30, 2021

Kenji and Marsha talk honestly and openly about Kenji's transition, his coming out, his school experience, the highs and lows as well as Marsha's role as a parent.  We discuss the challenges that trans people face and the difference getting things right can make.  We cover what not to say as well as how to support young...


Nov 23, 2021

Sport is all about timing - ensuring you reach peak at just the right moment and can perform under high pressure.  If you think about it, exams are like this too - you need to reach your peak at just the right moment and not allow the pressure to get to you.  So what can sports psychology teach us about exams?  This...


Nov 16, 2021

Now most of you will go through your day saying hello to students and colleagues, greeting friends in the supermarket and not give a second thought to how you know it is them.  Well imagine not being able to recognise faces, you know you are looking at a face but you have no idea who it belongs to, you aren’t sure if...


Nov 9, 2021

Every teacher has a plethora of strategies to manage behaviour and create a safe an calm learning environment.  But for a small minority the usual strategies just don't work and the pupils end up in a escalating cycle of punishment, usually resulting in exclusion. New research is showing that there are alternatives...