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18 Mar 2019
From Monday 11th - Friday 15th March 2019, Leoni was on a work experience placement & Swiss Cottage School. Leoni comes from Berlin and was placed here through our ongoing relationship with Francis Holland School. Click here to read her story of the...
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Pathways to Inclusive Pedagogy Erasmus+ Project

20 Dec 2018
On the 12th December, we had the first transnational project meeting for our ‘Pathways to Inclusive Pedagogy’ project.  It is funded by Erasmus+, the European Commission programme for education, youth and sport. ‘Pathways to Inclusive Pedagogy’ brings together educationalists, practitioners and school leaders from across seven European countries, to establish effective...
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What is the Graduated Approach?

12 Oct 2018
by Tracy Edwards Teaching School Associate Director Tracy Edwards outlines the ‘graduated approach’, reflecting on how it can improve outcomes for pupils on ‘SEND Support’ Effective assessment is core to inclusive teaching and learning.  It gives the educator new insights on how learners are processing something, what (mis)understanding they have and how teaching...
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Zin wasn’t built in a day – the importance of teamwork

16 May 2018
by Annie Grant In the ancient city of Atlantis, a solid, rectangular obelisk, called a Zin, was built in honour of the goddess Tina. The structure took less than two weeks to complete . On which day of the week the obelisk was completed?  It takes a team to work it out, as delegates on the fourth session of Camden's 2017/18 Middle Leaders Programme found out. The purpose of...
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The art of leadership: From biscuits to bravery

08 May 2018
by Annie Grant In the fifth session of Camden's 2017/18 Middle Leaders Programme, facilitator Janet Wallace picked up from the last session by asking the group to think a little more about motivating teams. She introduced three models: Maslow's hierarchy of needs David McClelland's human motivation theory, and Kolb's experiential learning theory. After thinking about...
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