From the Sandpit…

Musings on all things education by an ex-pat teaching in Dubai, passionate about talent development, teaching English, evidence informed practice and collaboration :)


teaching and learning

FIVE ways to break the ice with your new class!


This game can be played with or without dice, students land on a square and then have to Continue reading “FIVE ways to break the ice with your new class!”

SRS hosts #SPARKuae Saturday October 26th 2013!

SRS Teaching and Learning Hubs 2013-2014

In this post I outline plans for all our staff to engage in some action based research next year as part of our Teaching and Learning Hubs. Dylan Wiliam has long advocated Teaching and Learning communities and Teacher led CPD as a more effective way of furthering staff Continue reading “SRS Teaching and Learning Hubs 2013-2014”

Part 2 (of 2) Great Learning: What are the ‘important things’ that make learning ‘GREAT’?

Part 1(of 2) Great Learning: 3 qualities that separate the best from the rest..

Why Teach Meets ROCK!

Teach Meet CV Rachael Edgar @Dubai_Teachmeet

What Mr Ofsted taught me….

Tweak of the week 28th May 2013

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