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Why did SAM Learning introduce a 30-day money-back guarantee?

A year ago I was explaining to my wife that I had changed my job title from Founder of SAM Learning (factual but boring) to Chief of Crazy Ideas.

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Where is SEN education going wrong?

A new study suggests huge gaps in the provision of SEN education, but what is the solution?

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SAM Schools: George Green’s School

George Green’s School has a long and successful history of providing an excellent education for young people on the Isle of Dogs.

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‘Education to 2030′: SAM Learning featured in new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit

We’ve been featured in a fascinating new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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Five reasons SAM is good for SEN students

We’ve developed SAM Learning to ensure that it engages with the needs of all students – find out how.

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SAM Schools: Kingsmead School

Kingsmead School in Enfield, is a mixed, multi-cultural, comprehensive school for students aged 11-18. Find out how they use SAM in this context.

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week provides a good opportunity to think about the issues surrounding mental health in the British education system.

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SAM News: What are we doing to prepare for curriculum change?

At SAM Learning we’re working hard to ensure our service is as up-to-date and relevant to new teaching specifications as possible – find out what we’re up to.

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SAM Schools: The Newark Academy

The Newark Academy in Nottinghamshire, is a mixed, fully comprehensive school that caters for students aged 11-18. Staff and students at the Academy strive to be the very best they can be, and to embed themselves in the heart of the community they serve.

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Can edtech have an impact on the refugee crisis?

With the government under increasing pressure to change it’s approach to unaccompanied child refugees already in Europe, it’s important to ensure that the educational sector is ready for their particular needs.

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SAM Schools: Hadlow Rural Community School

Hadlow Rural Community School in Kent, is a mixed, free secondary which caters for students aged 11-16. It currently has 180 students enrolled.

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Teachers: even more overworked than previously thought

A new study has confirmed something we might have already expected: teachers work more unpaid overtime than staff in any other industry. Can educational technology do anything to resolve this?

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#EducatEd2016

Find out about a day of interesting and inspiring keynote lectures and workshops, sponsored by SAM Learning.

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Fighting through the red tape: why teachers are increasingly concerned about bureaucracy

Teachers are finding themselves under increasing bureaucratic pressure – what can be done about it?

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SAM Schools: Moreton Community School

Moreton Community School, located one mile north east of Wolverhampton, is a mixed comprehensive that caters for over 700 students.

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Guest Blog: Five reasons to use Share…

Victoria Hewett, Head of Humanities at Hadlow Rural Community School, gives five reasons for you to use Share in your school.

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The trouble with teaching assistants

Are teaching assistants being used incorrectly in Britain’s classrooms?

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What about the parents?

Parent governors are to become a thing of the past – a sign of parents having a diminishing say over education?

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SAM Schools: Landau Forte Academy Amington

Part of the Landau Forte Charitable Trust, Landau Forte Academy Amington opened in September 2010, but is owned and operated as an independent educational organisation providing free full-time education for children aged 11 to 19 years.

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Can an educational ‘devo-max’ really work?

Education secretary Nicky Morgan has proposed an educational ‘devo-max’ in a recent White Paper, but what does that really mean for Britain’s schools?

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Can sharing overcome the educational North/South divide?

The North-South divide never seems to go away. Like Arsenal / Tottenham or Celtic / Rangers it’s a rivalry that can still draw heated emotions.

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SAM Schools: Chadwell Heath Academy

Welcome to the first of our SAM Schools blog articles, where we speak to our subscribers and find out how they use SAM in their schools.

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The SAM 60 Second Survey: Resources

Is it possible to be a great teacher without good resources?

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Outside of their comfort zone: why are schools now using teachers not trained in their subject?

Imagine being a professional tennis player and getting asked to play for a professional football and rugby team on the side…

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Internet safety: Central to great educational technology.

Safer Internet Day (SID) was nearly three weeks ago, and by all accounts it was a great success.

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SAM Learning leads seminar on the role of EdTech during academisation

On Wednesday 24th February the University of Salford will host the Future of Academies Showcase and Exhibition, and SAM Learning is proud to say that the company has been invited to lead a seminar. …..

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Teachers, Troops and Time

Troops to Teachers was one of former education secretary Michael Gove’s flagship policies…..

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SAM joins the Association for Science Education

We are very pleased to announce that SAM Learning is now a member of the Association for Science Education….

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‘Broad and Balanced Education’ or restricticted curriculum: the great EBacc Debacle

If you haven’t been able to tell already, we’re taking Progress 8 very seriously at SAM….

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Progress 8: Paranoid or Prepared?

As we suggested in our last blog, in the world of educational policy things are in a constant state of flux, and uncertainty is unfortunately to be expected….
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Out with the old, in with the new – Progress 8

The news that a number of leading Conservative politicians have called for a U-turn on the policies pursued by former education secretary Michael Gove, including the limiting of council control over academies, may or may not come as a surprise….

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