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The latest news, views and opinion from our expert consultants at TT Education.

Key Stage 2 SATs thresholds

Have you seen the new thresholds? What do they mean for you? What do they mean for your children? Betsy Maytham asks these questions and more...

Free Primary CPD Webinar: Getting Boys to Read & Write

It’s important, in these strange days, to try to find a bit of normality to ground us, so here is a free CPD webinar from us for teachers to continue to improve their practice in anticipation of the return to reality we are all hoping for.

The Significance of Seven Percent: A response to the increase in the KS1 reading expected score

Addressing the hike in 'expected' scores for KS1 SATs, Betsy Maytham's blog seeks to find a way forward in the wake of the results.

Is There a Point to Grammar?

Betsy Maytham discusses the balance between creativity and understanding of grammar, considering how we use language to achieve what we are trying to achieve.

Key Stage 2 SATs Reading Tests 2017: A Response

A response to yesterday's Key Stage Two Reading SATs by one of TT Education's literacy experts. What lessons can we learn from the paper and how do we help next year's Year 6 to prepare for SATs, without making SATs preparation the be all and end all of their school lives?

The Challenges of Teaching Children with Dual Exceptionalities

Betsy Maytham explains the concept of dual exceptionalities and provides an insight into the challenges they present.

Finalists: The Bridges Positive Impact Award 2018

We are extremely proud to be finalists for the Bridges Positive Impact Award, an award which recognises businesses that drive positive change for people.

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Performance Management in schools: An opportunity, not a chore?

How to get the most out of the performance management cycle, with the minimum of effort and the maximum of outcome! Betsy Maytham considers the impact of a change of mindset on teachers' professional development processes.

What’s the Problem with the School Performance Management process?

Performance management can often turn into a paper-pushing exercise, rather than the robust, strategic, developmental activity it should be. Betsy Maytham asks why this is and how we can avoid it...

Competition Winners - 5 sentence story

Take a look at the winning entries from TT Education's Five Sentence Story competition.


IT’S COMPETITION TIME! Win £250 worth of resources for your school! Free entry and huge prizes to be won...

What's the Point of Performance Management?

Have you ever wondered what the aim of Performance Management is? Or perhaps what it should be? The answer lies here...

A New Collaboration...

We, at TT Education, are pleased and proud to announce our new collaboration with the fantastic team at 1decision

Is Starting School at 5 Damaging Our Children?

Inspired by a BBC news article, TT's Betsy Maytham asks whether we should look to delay the school starting age

Preparing for Nicky Morgan's "Modern Britain"

Betsy Maytham looks at Nicky Morgan's ideas of 'preparation' for modern Britain and asks what that looks like in a primary school classroom

TT Education’s 3rd Annual Consultant Conference

A rundown of the exciting events at the TT Education 2015 conference


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