Do we have enough teachers?

Do we have enough teachers?

By Rebecca Tickell, December 2022

This Insight explores the challenges of teacher retention and teacher recruitment, do we have enough teachers?

 

What do ‘great’ teachers do?

What do ‘great’ teachers do?

Many of us will either have seen, experienced or delivered what we think is a fantastic lesson – possibly even all three – but what makes it so good?

by Rebecca Tickell, November 2022

Understanding Teacher Burnout

Understanding Teacher Burnout

by Rebecca Tickell, October 2022

As we near October half-term, this Insight explores teacher burnout – do you know the signs?

Teacher Development: Are goals important?

Teacher Development: Are goals important?

by Rebecca Tickell, September 2022.

This Insight takes a look at goal-setting; what goals have you set for the year ahead?

Teacher Retention: Thriving not surviving – investing in your development.

Teacher Retention: Thriving not surviving – investing in your development.

by Rebecca Tickell, August 2022.

This Insight highlights the importance of investing in your own development as a teacher; remember that you matter!

Self-confidence – the key to teacher success?

Self-confidence – the key to teacher success?

by Rebecca Tickell, August 2022

This Insight explores the importance of teacher self-confidence and how scenario based learning can be used as a tool to build it.

What do teacher mentors need to be able to do in order to be effective?

What do teacher mentors need to be able to do in order to be effective?

by Rebecca Tickell, June 2022

Rebecca’s research explores the construct of self-efficacy, within the specific domain of teacher mentoring.

How do autistic children experience their friendships?

How do autistic children experience their friendships?

by Laura Fox, April 2022

Hi, I’m Laura Fox, a Research Technician with TSP. My PhD explores how autistic children experience their friendships and if these experiences differ between educational settings and gender. 

Encouraging Empathy: The Role of Teachers

Encouraging Empathy: The Role of Teachers

by Adam Kirkbride, March 2022

“In an era when differences of race and religion, the extremes of wealth and poverty, and the dilemma of global warming dominate our new headlines, never has it been so necessary to develop the quality of empathy…” – Bridget Cooper, 2011.

How can we encourage empathy? Find out here!

Teacher Resilience: “The Persistence of Hope”

Teacher Resilience: “The Persistence of Hope”

by Adam Kirkbride, February 2022

An individual’s capacity for resilience can grow and fall from day to day. This is well-exhibited in the teaching profession, where resilience has been shown to be a key factor contributing to teacher success and commitment. So how can we increase teacher resilience?

Check out this blog post to find out more!

Introducing our Intern: Sam Lomax!

Introducing our Intern: Sam Lomax!

TSP are delighted to say that we’ve taken on an intern from the University of York’s Psychology in Education programme!

Sam will be with us for a few weeks working on our ongoing projects.

Find out more about him in this post!

Cultivating Growth Mindsets in the Teaching Profession

Cultivating Growth Mindsets in the Teaching Profession

by Adam Kirkbride, January 2022

What is the optimum “teacher mindset”? In this blog post we discuss the growing reserve of research which aims to answer this question.