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It is widely known that the key determinant of student achievement throughout school is teacher quality. According to research by the EEF (Education Endowment Fund), high-quality teaching can narrow the disadvantage gap and is pivotal in improving pupil outcomes.

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Next week is National Careers Week: a one-week celebration of careers guidance in education across the UK. Whilst it’s likely that your school will be approaching this with your students firmly in mind, we want to ensure that you’re thinking about your own career development too.

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Teachers learn an enormous amount in the first few years of their career – everything from how to deliver the curriculum and commanding a classroom, to multi-tasking and organisational skills. But one thing that a teacher often has to discover for themselves is how best to utilise their time off.

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This month, Future Teaching Scholars hosted its biannual Scholar to Scholar event virtually. The Scholar to Scholar events provide an opportunity for those who have just started their Initial Teacher Training (ITT) year to hear directly from some of our Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) Scholars about their experiences in the classroom.

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Scholar Maddy Anderson recently completed her research paper on the impact of maths anxiety as part of her final year project of her degree course. Maddy shares key parts of her research and findings below as well as suggestions for teaching practice to reduce maths anxiety in pupils.

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Don Stewart Tribute

As a life-long learner Don Stewart inspired students and teachers as a admirable maths educator.

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Research skills

Scholar Luke Berry appreciates the opportunity to see research in practice…

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