Humanity and Kindness

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This week’s blog post is written by Chris Sweeney, Principal Trainer: Every so often a thread or post on Twitter really resonates and creates a stir. Recently there was a tweet from Jaz Ampaw-Farr that hit the mark; in this she urged schools to check in with learners before their Summer Holiday and reassure them …
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Summer Reading Challenge – Win over £150 worth of behaviour management resources!

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This year, over the summer holidays, Pivotal Education will be running a very special “Summer Reading Challenge”- this time exclusively for the adults! Since Paul Dix’s book “When the Adults Change Everything Changes” launched in 2017 we have enjoyed seeing your twitter photos with the book on your holidays. We thought the photos you shared …
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Latest News Update!

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In the midst of the hot summer weather, we thought we would share with you some of the events recently that have been happening at Pivotal. Last week we held our Fast Track course for Pivotal Curriculum instructors. For those who are unfamiliar with what this programme is, read below for more information. What is the …
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Values and velvet: My first month!

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I joined Pivotal just over a month ago. Since stepping into the role of Marketing and Communications Assistant, I have learnt and been involved with so many different and wonderful things. Every day is different, and every day brings its own challenges too. Walking through the door on my first day, I got a real …
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Looking back on my Education

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Since working at Pivotal Education, I have had the opportunity to have many discussions with teachers and headteachers about their schools. It still overwhelms me how much time the teachers and senior leaders put into school and the level of care they have for their learners. Being part of the sales team has really opened …
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When the numbers don’t add up

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I was struck by something I read recently, an extract from a speech at the NEU (ATL section) annual conference in Liverpool last month. Dr Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the union told delegates that ‘No education system can exceed the quality of its teachers. But in England we waste, on an industrial scale, …
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