SEND Series with Jack #3: Pathologising
by jsimmonds | Dec 17, 2022 | Challenges, Education, Ideology
“Labels are useful for people with them to access the support they are entitled to.”
One of several informative lines from Jack’s latest piece, on the concept of labels, diagnosis and problem-solving.
SEND Series with Jack #2: Everybody Knows …
by jsimmonds | Dec 7, 2022 | Challenges, Education, Ideology, Strategies
Jack returns for his second instalment with a powerful piece about shared understanding in behaviour. The reaction, and response, to behaviour is rarely anything but totally unique – the way you see it might not be the way it’s seen. Is the phrase “Everybody knows …” really just a cover for ignoring others’ responses and experiences?
SEND Series with Jack #1: The Company of the Unfamiliar
by jsimmonds | Dec 6, 2022 | Community, Education, Ideology, Strategies
In the first of a new blog series for the Special Education Needs & Disabilities Hub in our Love Tutoring Community, Jack Simmonds takes us through the concept of the ‘company of the unfamiliar’ and what this can tell us about seeking a certain type of wisdom.
Thank you Jack.
The Ups and Downs of Maths Tutoring
by Osmond Education | Oct 3, 2022 | Business of Tutoring, Challenges, Education, Ideology, Strategies
“Tutoring isn’t a get-rich-quick job. You need a passion and heart to help students to grow. You need to be organised and disciplined as you work for yourself. It can be very rewarding but also challenging.”
Helen Osmond, Founder of Osmond Education, puts her learnings and experiences from her career in education into one simple yet hugely effective handbook for (Maths) tutors of all kinds.
What is our pursuit of ‘success’ in school really leading to?
by victoriaburns | Sep 26, 2022 | Challenges, Community, Education, Ideology
Victoria Burns returns to the QT Blog to set us a difficult question: what is our pursuit of ‘success’ in school really leading to? What kind of success are we creating for the students of today?
As ever, Victoria challenges and inspires in equal measure. This is one to discuss with peers … and students too.
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