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Weaving a space and a place for children

Episode 42 | Tuesday, 7 May 2024

Weaving a space and a place for children

Join us on Weaving a Space and a Place for Children as we sit down with Maxine Low, a visionary educator with 27 years of experience at the forefront of education. Maxine's journey from Nursery Nurse to Headteacher has been guided by two… Read more

Duration: 28:11

From Headteacher to CEO

Episode 41 | Thursday, 8 February 2024

From Headteacher to CEO

Cathy has spent all her career in primary teaching starting work in central London. Having taught in several culturally diverse schools, Cathy moved to West Sussex and in 1990 became headteacher at Edward Bryant School in Bognor Regis. She trained… Read more

Duration: 35:51

Can I read you my poem, Miss?

Episode 40 | Tuesday, 5 December 2023

Can I read you my poem, Miss?

Kay Tinsley is an English teacher and the Director of Teaching and Learning at TKAT (The Kemnal Academies Trust). Before joining TKAT she worked in a variety of different contexts, many deprived, to secure school improvement. Kay has over 27 years of… Read more

Duration: 21:50

The WISE approach: Going upstream to tackle the source of the problem with Natalie Fountain

Episode 39 | Friday, 29 September 2023

The WISE approach: Going upstream to tackle the source of the problem with Natalie Fountain

Join this conversation with Natalie Fountain, Regional Education Director for the WISE Academies Trust. This Multi-Academy Trust serves schools in the Northeast of England and comprises 13 primary schools, including one SEND primary school. Across… Read more

Duration: 22:25

Weaving a Narrative with Data: Meet James D'Souza

Episode 38 | Friday, 22 September 2023

Weaving a Narrative with Data: Meet James D'Souza

As James D'Souza steps into his 20th year as an educator, his story takes on a new chapter richly embroidered with data. He holds the role of Lead Practitioner and serves as the Head of Psychology, with a history of leading Sixth Form education.… Read more

Duration: 20:15

Designing a consistent and engaging reading curriculum: Outwood Grange’s journey to success

Episode 37 | Monday, 17 July 2023

Designing a consistent and engaging reading curriculum: Outwood Grange’s journey to success

Join this conversation with Ben McGarry, Director of English for the OGAT primary academies, as he shares his experiences pitching and developing their trust-wide reading strategy and curriculum. This consistent approach across the academies allows… Read more

Duration: 34:03

The ABCs of trust leadership: Learners' Trust model for effective school improvement with Matt Freeston, CEO

Episode 36 | Wednesday, 12 July 2023

The ABCs of trust leadership: Learners' Trust model for effective school improvement with Matt Freeston, CEO

Join this conversation with Matt Freeston, CEO of the Learner’s Trust, as he discusses the development of their ABC model – Ambiguity, Barriers, Complexity – and how this underpins everything from curriculum, finance, people and resources. This… Read more

Duration: 32:59

Are you really an English Teacher?

Episode 35 | Thursday, 15 June 2023

Are you really an English Teacher?

Jeffrey Boakye is an author, broadcaster and educator with a particular interest in issues surrounding race, masculinity, education and popular culture. Jeffrey taught English to 11- to 18-year-olds for 15 years and now provides training for schools,… Read more

Duration: 31:04

Books and the different experiences they offer

Episode 34 | Tuesday, 30 May 2023

Books and the different experiences they offer

Margaret Allen speaks to researcher Dr Sarah McGeown discuss the challenges of finding motivation for some children to be enthusiastic about reading and what to expect from readers of every ability. Sarah is at The University of Edinburgh as a Senior… Read more

Duration: 20:13

How many hats can a teacher wear?

Episode 33 | Tuesday, 9 May 2023

How many hats can a teacher wear?

Bec Richardson is an experienced Primary School teacher at Irchester Primary School – part of Nene Valley Partnership Trust – 3 primary schools and one secondary. Her many roles include leading Key Stage 2 and reading across the school, and… Read more

Duration: 16:35