The art of Retrieval Practice Education has a number of different trends which come and go, but ultimately whichever way content is delivered, the student has to sit in an exam hall on their own and retrieve all those golden nuggets of information that their teachers have tried to instil into them. So all of … Continue reading Fetch

Why are male teachers really leaving the classroom?

the impact of restrictive school policies Journalist Greg Hurst in the Times today highlights a growing problem, with male teachers such as myself, leaving the classroom in their droves. The explanation by Hurst backed up by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) narrows the debate to issues around pay. Yes, pay is important and the pay … Continue reading Why are male teachers really leaving the classroom?

Supply and Demand

The real life of a Supply Teacher The flexibility of being self employed as a tutor allows me to build my life around my teaching commitments, using supply work as an opportunity to supplement my income as my business builds. In truth it has been a slow burner gathering the references and the various documents … Continue reading Supply and Demand


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Hi, I’m Richard Endacott, previously a Head of Sixth Form and Head of Humanities, with over 17 years teaching experience. Hope you find these blogs interesting and relevant, if you would like to contribute one yourself please drop me a line.

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