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Last week The NUT and The Runnymede Trust launched their report ‘Visible and Invisible Barriers: the impact of racism on BME teachers’. It included a number of heartening...
The OECD reported yesterday that test anxiety of UK students is the third highest of 72 countries. The school leaders I speak to are fully aware that too...
So there’s going to be a general election. But what should it mean for schools? We asked a handful of education leaders and policy specialists: “If you could...
There’s going to be a general election on 8th June – but what does this mean for the much-anticipated grammar schools white paper? Editor Laura McInerney gazes into...
One of the striking omissions when I studied A-level history was the lack of opportunity to study anything of my own heritage or of other non-western civilisations. And...
It’s too early to talk of abandoning UTCs, says Sally Dicketts. The key to success is to hold true to their core principles – and find a formula...
Regularly updated codes of conduct must guide staff on how to use social media, says James Lynas. Leaving it to common sense exposes the school and staff to...
Which is the best style of schooling: “traditional” or “progressive”? Schools Minister Nick Gibb fights on the side of the former. He can hardly make a speech without...
Teacher recruitment and retention is not a government problem – it’s schools that need to embrace new technologies and adopt a servant-manager mentality, says David Cobb The debates...
The answer to schools’ behaviour problems is not to create more unregulated provision – accountability is key, says Jackie Ward Behaviour tsar Tom Bennett has – after much...
Tom Bennett’s report on behaviour misses the opportunity to talk about how edtech can help schools to manage behaviour, says John Roberts Tom Bennett’s behaviour review is spot-on...

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