Opening pandora’s box: does AI have a place in the classroom?

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“AI is a tool. The choice about how it gets deployed is ours.” – Oren Etzioni (former technical director of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence) The discussions surrounding the place of AI in schools are ever-increasing and with the rapid pace of technological advances, it feels like an ever important discussion to be had. […]

How to Prioritise Your Well-Being as a Teacher

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Hello, I’m Hannah. Co-founder of Reading Mate, ex-SEND English teacher turned online Health & Wellness Coach to busy professionals. Growing up with a passion for reading made the decision to become an English Teacher quite easy. However, throughout my 10 years in the classroom, I was saddened to discover how few of my colleagues were […]

Connecting the dots: Literacy in every subject, in every classroom

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Hi all, I’m Yas. I’m an ex Literacy Lead and Subject Leader of English, and I’ve been working in the realm of education for over a decade. My love of education has always been driven by my love of reading (my current reading streak has been going strong since January 1st 2022!). Though I’m no […]

Opinion – Saying ‘No’ with Grace: The Impact of Boundaries for School Leaders

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Hello, I’m Hannah. Co-founder of Reading Mate, ex-SEND English teacher turned online Health & Wellness Coach to busy professionals. Growing up with a passion for reading made the decision to become an English Teacher quite easy. However, throughout my 10 years in the classroom, I was saddened to discover how few of my colleagues were […]

Opinion – Rethinking School Catchment Areas: A Leap Forward in Primary Education

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Hi everyone, I’m James Rix, co-founder and CEO of Reading Mate, the minds behind Reading Hub and Little Reads. Though my background is in mathematics, not traditional education, my journey over the past three and a half years has woven through the corridors of over 600 schools, enriching my understanding of the educational landscape. This […]