Articles

Geoff Petty: Feedback means fixing, not marking

09 April 2019

The point of giving feedback is to fix errors and omissions in understanding, says Geoff Petty, author of Teaching Today and Evidence-based Teaching.

Geoff Petty: Teaching students independent learning

18 March 2019

Independent learning is something that will make your life easier, says Geoff Petty. And your students will come to love it – eventually.

InTuition taster: Learning tech - learners help teachers gain confidence in digital skills

12 March 2019

Many teaching staff still don’t feel confident, or have the skills, to make the best use of technology in their work, writes Peter Kilcoyne.

InTuition taster: Career spotlight - plan ahead to get the most out of 2019

12 March 2019

While many sectors of education work with the academic calendar, a new calendar year can bring out the reflective practitioner in individuals, writes Donna Lucas.

InTuition taster: Policy view - Ensuring colleges do well

12 March 2019

Richard Atkins explains how his role as FE Commissioner (FEC) will help to strengthen the leadership and governance of colleges ahead of a year ahead of challenges and change.

Geoff Petty: Have we time for active learning? The evidence

14 February 2019

Active learning has been shown to improve students’ work by a grade and a half, says Geoff Petty. So, what’s stopping you from trying it?

Ever tried, ever failed? How research reveals why fantasising about achieving a goal can backfire

14 February 2019

Why is it that so many of us, despite our best intentions, fail to achieve our goals? Marcin Lewandowski explains why the problem may be with the actual act of fantasising about achieving a goal in the first place.

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