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Building a Bridge through Books

This is a revised version of a post first published in January 2013, linking to the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust’s theme that year of communities working together to ‘build a … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · 2 Comments

Nate Conference 2016: an NQT’s experience.

Fhionnagh Waterfall was one of only three UK student teachers to win a free place at the 2016 NATE conference.  Here, she reflects on her experience and how it will … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · 3 Comments

Reflections on a First Year Teaching

A SATE local coordinator reflects on her NQT year… I sit here writing this blog with a strong cup of coffee. It’s the last week of term and my drastically … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

SATE Seminar: Teaching the Holocaust through literature

Event Details In partnership with The University of Strathclyde and the Holocaust Educational Trust The Holocaust was a defining event in human history and there is no doubt that studying … Continue reading

June 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

’twere well it were done well…’ (or why I’d marry Lady Macbeth)

    Raymond Soltysek reflected on the teaching of Shakespeare in the latest Teaching English, NATE’s classroom practice magazine.  You can read Teaching English by joining NATE, which gives full … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Katie Lane’s 2016 NAT5 RUAE Teachers’ Notes!

      SATE – Teacher’s Guide National 5 RUAE Paper 2016 “Can Idina Menzel ever Let It Go?”   Topic:                    The singer Idina Menzel and her life after voicing … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blue Skye Thinking

Tom Coles recently wrote about his experiences as an NQT for Teaching English, NATE’s classroom practice magazine.  You can read Teaching English by joining NATE, which gives full access to … Continue reading

May 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Higher English Examination: SATE follow up statement, 5/5/16

  Having now seen the examination papers, and spoken to students who sat them, there seems to have been no unwelcome surprises. The extracts from texts, and the standards of … Continue reading

May 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Higher English Examination: SATE Statement, 4/5/16

As the subject association for English and Literacy teachers in Scotland, we know how essential it is that all students, teachers and parents can rely on the examination system to … Continue reading

May 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

English in England: testing, attainment and teaching; SATE Seminar 16/03/2016

Dr Gibbons introduced the theme of the seminar, outlining the main concerns with high stakes tests. Admittedly, my knowledge of the English exam system is fairly limited and I can … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

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