OFSTED – New Inspection Framework

Have you heard the whispers about the new Inspection Framework? Due for release in September 2019, we are all interested to see what the new draft framework will look like when it is released in the New Year. The main headlines appear to be: Amanda Spielman proposes 4...

Are Ofsted cuts affecting school improvement?

Did you know that OFSTED has had its budget cut by more 50%? GOOD I hear you cry! In a recent Radio 4 interview Ofsted’s chief inspector, Amanda Spielman, said it was maintaining “excellent levels of assurance” despite its budget being more than...

Wellbeing Tips for Teachers

2Eskimos are a company that take their staff Wellbeing very seriously and we love how much there is out there to help with the Wellbeing of teachers too! The media tell us that an overwhelming majority of the UK’s education professionals say they have suffered...

School Funding Crisis

We have all heard stories in the press about the school funding crisis, so many schools are really struggling. Equally, I bet we all know schools that have quite the opposite of a funding crisis. I’ve been into schools recently that appear to have so much money that...
I can’t wait for The BETT Show!

I can’t wait for The BETT Show!

  Last minute preparations for the BETT Show – for many it’s a nightmare but I just love it! Late November every year is always spent dashing between, printers, graphic designers, sales partners making sure that everything is ready for the BETT Show in...

The end of teacher assessments?

I enjoyed @MichaelT1979 article in the TES on Friday https://www.tes.com/news/tes-magazine/tes-magazine/assessment-can-tell-us-only-a-quarter-or-three-tale Michael says he’ll be “glad to see the back of teacher assessment” in reading and maths. I wonder if this view...