Sue Cowley is a writer, presenter and teacher trainer, and the author of more than 25 books on education, including How to Survive your First Year in Teaching. Her international bestseller, Getting the Buggers to Behave, is a fixture on university lists, and has been translated into ten different languages. After training as an early years teacher, Sue taught English and drama in secondary schools in the UK and overseas, and she also worked as a supply teacher. She now spends her time writing educational books and articles and is a columnist for Teach Nursery, Teach Primary and Nursery World magazines. Sue works internationally as a teacher trainer, as well as volunteering in primary classrooms and helping to run her local preschool.
In a week that has been dominated by talk of testing, yesterday brought what felt to me like the final straw. As if it wasn’t bad enough that correctly placed semi colons have been marked incorrect, for no obvious reason, and … Continue reading →
Please tell me that they shouldn't be this harsh! pic.twitter.com/QX8gclmGaT — Mrs Dolby (@MrsDolby) July 4, 2017 It’s hard to know where to start with what a convoluted mess our accountability system is in, but this tweet seems like a … Continue reading →