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So far United Education Group has created 40 blog entries.

Character Education

By | 2018-12-04T12:06:39+00:00 4th December, 2018|Blog|

In education today, the system forces our teachers to look intensely at their pupil’s academic results, to identify weaknesses which needs to be improved on to allow for their intellectual strengths to be amplified. When this becomes the main focus of education, young people feel as if they are just a grade, not a real [...]

Two Challenges Teachers Face

By | 2018-11-20T11:48:06+00:00 27th September, 2018|Blog|

Global events, our personal life experiences and our early childhood environments have a direct impact on us. Some of these life events can be small, whilst other larger events can have a far-reaching influence throughout our lives. These experiences on both sides of the ledger have the potential to define us and in many unfortunate [...]

Leadership in Schools

By | 2018-10-12T10:39:40+00:00 13th September, 2018|Blog|

What does an authentic leadership school look like? A good example of a school that has embedded a leadership culture throughout the whole school is Fair Isle Primary school in Scotland. Leadership is an integral part of everyday life in Fair Isle Primary School, for staff, children and for many parents. The school places equal [...]

A Flawed System that Punishes our Schools

By | 2018-09-07T15:12:46+00:00 7th September, 2018|Blog, Education, Families, Headteachers, Teachers, Teenagers|

If you asked any headteacher in the UK who the most important stakeholder in their school is – they would unanimously reply; the pupil. They wholeheartedly believe that the purpose of their school is to provide the best possible education for each child. However, recent data from the government shows that many schools are encouraging [...]

Why Leader in Me?

By | 2018-09-05T19:42:31+00:00 23rd August, 2018|Blog, Education, Families, Headteachers, Teachers|

I’ve been involved in education for almost 30 years and have seen many initiatives arrive with huge promise only to fizzle out and completely disappear a few years later. The first Leader in Me school was started by headteacher Muriel Summers in 1999 and now there are over 4000 Leader in Me schools in more [...]

Living and Modelling the School Values

By | 2018-08-28T13:08:56+00:00 22nd August, 2018|Blog, Education, Headteachers|

What are your school values? Some of the usual suspects are; respect, trust, integrity, responsibility, self-discipline, compassion, perseverance and tolerance. Many schools are proud of their school values because they are meaningful to them and the collaborative effort it has taken to create them. Some schools pedal these values as their character education programme and [...]

Leader in Me is now a CASEL SELect Program

By | 2018-09-25T11:13:10+00:00 11th July, 2018|Blog, Headteachers|

We are very proud to announce that Leader in Me is now an approved CASEL SELect program for schools.. Leader in Me (LiM) is a whole-school transformation model and process developed in partnership with educators and offered through United Education Group. Leader in Me empowers pupils with the social and emotional learning (SEL) leadership and life skills they need to [...]

What Children Need to Thrive

By | 2018-06-28T14:20:38+00:00 28th June, 2018|Blog, Families, Headteachers|

Good academic results in school or university will no longer guarantee employability or a successful career. Family life is also facing ever increasing pressures with the influence of technology, reduced family time and the lack of strong positive role models for the young. Furthermore, schools have to deal with many challenges over and above their [...]