Entries by joshkraus

NEW Modules for Staffroom

Our team of developers are constantly working to improve and extend Staffroom – to ensure it remains the best school management solution available. We listen to your feedback, comments and requests and prioritise building functionality that would be most useful to you at your schools. Now we are happy to announce two new modules: On […]

The 21st Century Skills Debate

By Mark Hayter, Headmaster – Grayston Preparatory School   The education community has been discussing 21st Century Skills for nearly twenty years now. This has been made up of a number of skills that the educational community believe are imperative for future success in learning, college or university, and the pupils future careers.Tony Wagner (www.21stcenturyschools.com) […]

Pink and Blue Brains

Gavin Keller Principal Sun Valley Primary School Education Consultant. Boys and Girls are totally equal, just not the same. In our society, rightly committed to equality, we sometimes confuse equality with sameness. Parents and teachers have to understand that boys and girls are developmentally, psychologically and biologically different. If our goal is to raise and […]

A Principal’s Perspective: Encouraging Technology Adoption Within My School

By Mark Haytor -Principal, Grayston Preparatory School   Technology adoption in the educational environment is a challenging endeavour, especially for the teacher at the front of the classroom. The demands placed on teachers continue to grow. With each school offering a technology integration solution to the parent body and the variety of operating systems available […]

The Homework Fiasco

One can hardly believe that a simple initiative like doing away with Homework can make page four of the Sunday Times and a lead article in YOU magazine. TV, radio and print media carried this revolutionary story at the end of the year and into the new academic term. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist […]