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The Brick In The Wall

The Bricks!

Aimed at parents, teachers, support staff and more. The B®ick In The Wall Podcast brings you lighthearted education news and views plus a lot more! With live studio guests and the infamous Confessional, tune in each week to get the latest episodes. New episodes released every Tuesday. Don't forget to follow us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts so you don't miss out!

S3E9: The Wind of Change with Sir David Carter takes a look at the success of academy trusts.S3E8: Easter Special with Dame Alison Peacock - Reconnection, Re-ignition and ResilienceS3E7: Vocation, Speeches and Fire Alarms takes a look at the importance of vocational qualifications within the curriculumS3E6: The Shifting Sands of Leadership with Dr. David Sands takes a look at climate change education, university in lockdown and leadershipS3E5: The Reconnect Effect takes a look at the need to focus on reconnection and not catch-up.S3E4: Renegades, Returners and Body Art takes a look at the plans for wider opening, exams and Summer Schools for childrenS3E3: Baptism of fire: Life as a new Head in lockdownS3E2: 'To mute or not to mute'. The trials and tribulations of the blended learning offer.S3E1: Behaviour, Books and Broken Legs with Adele Bates
The duo are joined by Behaviour and Educational Specialist Adele Bates to discuss approaches to managing challenging behaviour in the classroom and how remote learning may be benefitting children with SEMH concerns. Adele also shares information on her upcoming book, 'Miss, I don't give a sh...!' which is due to hit bookshops in the autumn.Also hear how Adele once made a child dance the Jive before realising that he actually had a broken leg! One Confessional you do not want to miss.Adele BatesBehaviour and Education Specialist“I’ve had juice poured on my head, been whacked by a skateboard – and have taught a year 7 pupil who has experienced severe trauma, how to read their first ever word…”Adele Bates is a Behaviour & Education specialist who helps school leaders, classroom teachers, homeschooling carers, and parents support pupils with behavioural needs and SEMH to thrive with their education. She is the author of "Miss, I Don't Give A Sh*t," forthcoming from Sage & Corwin and a TEDx Speaker 2020. For her tips and resources check out adelebateseducation.co.uk.Find out more about the Behaviour and YOU! Project and contribute here - https://bit.ly/34utGfQ You can also follow Adele on Twitter @AdeleBatesZSubscribe to the podcast and never miss an episode:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-b-ick-in-the-wall/id1511332667Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2FDkXgUYXElVFSZUprnIZIGoogle: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5idXp6c3Byb3V0LmNvbS8xMDQ4NTQwLnJzcw==Follow usTwitter: @TheBrickWallPodFacebook: www.facebook.com/thebrickinthewallpodcastInstagram: The Brick In The Wall Podcast
23-01-2021
51 mins
S2E12: Christmas SpecialS2E11: EAST is East: Nudging For Impact with Andy Samways from Unity Research School
The duo are joined by Andy Samways, Director of Research at the Unity Research School and Unity Schools Partnership, to discuss the importance of research in schools and how this can improve outcomes for children. Andy also discusses the EAST framework from the Behaviour Insights Team and how this can be used effectively to support school improvement: Easy, Attractive, Social and Timely.Don't miss Andy's confession where we discover being prepared is only one key principle in teaching........having the right classroom also helps!Research links from this Podcast:Quick read blog: Nudging for Change and Impact - Establishing new habits, routines and approaches for school affected by the Covid-19 crisis... which referenced this EEF guide to supporting school planning: a tiered approach to 2020-21 and Behaviour Insights EAST frameworkLonger read blog outlining: Putting evidence to work: 5 EEF resources we’ve been using amid challenging timesLink to Unity Research School website, including communication/training eventssign up to our free monthly e-newsletterFollow Unity on Twitter @UnityResSchEEF guidance report: Putting Evidence to work: a school's guide to implementationEEF guidance report: Metacognition and self-regulated learningSubscribe to the podcast and never miss an episode:Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-b-ick-in-the-wall/id1511332667Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2FDkXgUYXElVFSZUprnIZIGoogle: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5idXp6c3Byb3V0LmNvbS8xMDQ4NTQwLnJzcw==Follow usTwitter: @TheBrickWallPodFacebook: www.facebook.com/thebrickinthewallpodcastInstagram: The Brick In The Wall Podcast
05-10-2020
40 mins
S2E10: On The Level takes a look at the work of Reprezent FM in supporting the mental health of young peopleS2E9: Happy Pants and sKID Marks takes a look at the power of positivity and the need for gratitude as schools returnS2E8: In At The Deep End takes a look at the results debacle, Gavlar's MP of the Year nomination and plans for returning to school.S2E7: International Special - Covid Down Under. Australian teacher, Sarah Durack, joins us to discuss lockdown and the impact of Covid on schools in Australia.S2E6: Curriculum, Weigh-Ins, Prison and Screws with Mary Myatt. We take a look at filling gaps by paying attention to shaky knowledgeS2E5: Dieters, Blankers and No Toes takes a look at the cost of shredding the SATs and the misbehaviour at school of Greg and Mark!S2E4: Percentages, Pounds and Pints. Richard Moxon provides a Secondary view of lockdown, September and GCSE results.S2E3: Know your Rs from your elbow! Bill Lord explains his four R approach to September and shares some great advice for NQTsS2E2: Summer, September, Santa and a Size 4 focuses on summer holiday and Ofsted.