The February 2015 UKEdMagazine is now online, available to read online by clicking here, featuring the articles below. Alternatively, you can order printed copies easily by clicking here, or clicking the buttons at the foot of this page.
This edition has a focus on the Chinese Education system, as well as some of the highlights we spotted at BETT2015.
- Early Intervention is the Key to Success
Paul Stockley discusses the need to intervene to improve the educational chances of children at the earliest possible time.
- Lessons from the Dragon
Marin Burrett shares his insight into the rapidly developing Chinese education system and what it can teach us in the rest of the world.
- Welcoming the Year of the Goat
A collection of ideas and resources to bring China into your classroom for Chinese New Year
- Should You Use Technology in the Classroom
Mark Anderson discusses the case for using or not using technology. Has the ICT Evangelist lost his faith?
- Learning and Teaching Mandarin Chinese
Simone Haughey explains how she came to teach Mandarin as only a beginner herself and what the impact has been on her school.
- Relighting the fire of learning
Benedick Ashmore-Short tells the story of the remarkable journey he and is school has been on to improve the education the pupils.
- The Best of BETT 2015
Our look back on the highlights of this year’s BETT show and a look at the companies, products and events that caught our eye.
- Book Shelf
-Leadership Dialogues: Conversations & activities for leadership teams
-How to Teach Literacy – Commas, colons, connectives & conjunctions
- Time for the Professional Body Teachers Deserve
David Weston discusses why teachers need a College of Teaching to represent the interests and need of the profession.
- Why we need a College of Teaching
James Abela looks at the idea of College of Teaching as from some with experience of a professional association in his first career before teaching and what this could mean for teachers and education.
- Numeracy, Literacy and… Oracy
Holly Page explores the importance of oracy and why our young people need to develop their oral language skills.
- Global Linking – Manchester to Nanjing
Angela Goodman shares her experience of setting up an international partnership with a Chinese school and its benefits to both schools.
- Teaching in a British School in China
Elizabeth Westwood shares her insight into teaching at a British School in Shanghai and what the pupils think about their school and learning.