Life as an RQT

I am now a term into my second year of teaching and, so far, my experience has been extremely far removed from that of my NQT year. Last year I was almost intimidated by the amount of control I had over the direction of Drama within my school, unsure of my jurisdiction under my head […]

Read more "Life as an RQT"

Learner Development and Inclusion: A Case Study of ‘The Ties That Bind,’ a Project with Big Brum.

Masters in Teaching and Learning Unit 1: Learner Development and Inclusion   The focus of my research for unit 1 of my MTL will be on learner development and inclusion. My research centres around a case study I have written documenting an extra-curricular project which was run between the school in which I work[1] and […]

Read more "Learner Development and Inclusion: A Case Study of ‘The Ties That Bind,’ a Project with Big Brum."

‘In-Role’ Learning and Engagement: How do pupils react to a ‘challenging’ theme when ‘in-role’?

Throughout human history adults have used stories to inform and enlighten the lives of the children around them. Tapping into a collective memory, linking to an element of our past and shared understanding that Aristotle defines as being the, “Scribe of the soul. (270)” Children in particular have stories and story process engrained in their […]

Read more "‘In-Role’ Learning and Engagement: How do pupils react to a ‘challenging’ theme when ‘in-role’?"