Five reasons Teaching Assistants are invaluable

  • July 5th, 2016
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At Athona, we know Teaching Assistants (TAs) are fantastic – they make a difference both inside and outside of the classroom. That’s why we’ve come up with our top five reasons of what makes them invaluable.  1. You’re the student’s rock – even if they wouldn’t like to admit it. Working so closely with students on a […]

Life after levels – what will future assessment in schools look like?

  • June 3rd, 2016
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In 2013, the government announced the removal of assessment levels in lower school, which means that schools have been given the power to take control and create their own assessment criteria. Teachers have been given the opportunity to use their expertise to inform the assessments of students, which is a positive step towards trusting teachers […]