Our top 10 education blogs in 2016

We’ve had over 26,000 visitors to this site in 2016 (so far). Thank you! Of all the education blogs we’ve published, the ones below have been the most popular. We hope you enjoy these posts and subscribe to our blog to receive even more great posts about education throughout 2017.

Rachel West_creativity_2Why do we need creativity?

Rachel West, Education Officer at Cambridge, asks why does it matter that children are becoming less creative, and how could we address the matter if we wanted to?


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What skills do students need to succeed?

Janet Morris, Director of International Network at Cambridge, discusses the challenges young people face and the skills they need to overcome them.


CSC 20145 dos and don’ts for effective teacher development

David Weston, Chief Executive for the Teacher Development Trust, shares his top 10 dos and don’ts for effective teacher development.



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Don’t let feelings of inadequacy get in the way of great teaching

Helen Rees-Bidder, an independent educational consultant, encourages self-doubters to stop worrying and realise that their feelings of inadequacy are actually what will make them better teachers over the course of their careers.

International teacher trainer_Sept15What does it take to be an international teacher trainer?

Paul Ellis, Head of Teaching & Learning Strategy at Cambridge, discusses what we look for in our trainers and how you can get involved.



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How do you make Shakespeare appealing to language learners?

Why would you introduce a playwright who died almost 400 years ago to language learners? Lisa Peter, International Lecturer in Shakespeare Studies at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, emphasises the importance of taking time to start with the fun in Shakespeare.


Sophie's post_2How can education prepare you for the working world?

Sophie Armstrong joined us in 2014 as a Graduate Trainee. She successfully completed the programme and in this blog she takes a look at her own learning experiences and how they have helped to prepare her for life in the working world.

Georgie's post_2How to avoid ambiguity in setting questions for your students

Georgie Billings, Senior Assessment Advisor at Cambridge, explores the things she’s learned when it comes to setting questions for students.

Active learning: Preparing students for the futureLin's post_resized

Lin Whyte, an independent education consultant and former head teacher, looks at the importance of active learning in preparing young people for the challenges they face in life.



Pokemon Go – could teaching learn a few things from gaming?

Jack Skelhon, Online Professional Development Coordinator at Cambridge, asks us to explore ‘gamification’ and its potential uses in education.

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