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  • Kingston Diary - Work Life Balance

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    KGS Staff

    At the beginning of the Easter term, the KGS staff INSET day was focused on well-being. As student and teacher workloads ramp up as exam season approaches, the idea of maintaining a work-life balance seems, at times, to be just a dream.

    One of the speakers, Jon Bockelmann-Evans, mooted...

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  • ​Every Snowflake Is Different, But They All Melt

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    Mr SR Lehec

    I have recently been working on a paper that looks at the arguably sensible standardisation of pay periods, term times and day length. Whilst it is not within my power to add a thirteenth month, unilaterally create a balance of term time and holiday weeks or make each day more or...

  • Kingston Diary - Are traditional communication skills declining?

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    KGS Staff

    The Times newspaper only last week, reported an Ofcom survey of 16-24 year olds that found 15% consider phone calls the most important method of communication with 36% preferring instant messaging. Incredibly, most respondents stated that they would...

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  • Kingston Diary - Are traditional communication skills declining?

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    KGS Staff

    The Times newspaper only last week, reported an Ofcom survey of 16-24 year olds that found 15% consider phone calls the most important method of communication with 36% preferring instant messaging. Incredibly, most respondents stated that they would...

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  • Kingston Diary - The iGen

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    KGS Staff

    The clocks have gone back, the nights are drawing in and I now have to leave the house five minutes earlier in the morning to de-frost my car before coming to school. The winter season is just around the corner! Given that it gets dark so early these days, there is nothing I like more at the...

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