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Why Ofsted should not inspect safeguarding (and who should do it instead)

The foundations of a more comprehensive and effective safeguarding system than Ofsted’s narrow approach already exist

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Alan Wood

Persistent absence is the first barrier Labour will seek to break

Conservative government has broken the relationships that underpin school attendance. Labour will rebuild the ladder to success

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Catherine McKinnell

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The Conversation – with Fiona Atherton

This week’s hot topics include mobile phones in schools, the uses and abuses of labels and elevating Black leaders

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The Conversation – with Robert Gasson

This week’s digital staffroom talks gender-questioning young people, inclusion, behaviour and consistency

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The Conversation – with Sarah Gallagher

A rediscovered maths tool, putting process over outcome, leadership learning from Gareth Southgate, and the school environment

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Latest Research

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Teacher-powered research: how we’re building the evidence around everyday practice

A new stream of EEF evaluations aims to give teachers better evidence to support their everyday practice

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Christine Kelly and Faizaan Sami
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Are the theoretical underpinnings of oracy sound?

Ian Cushing reveals new research into the uncomfortable origins of oracy and how they persist in today’s political discourse

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Ian Cushing
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The practice where consistency brings little benefit

A lot is made of keeping students with the same teacher year on year, but the data doesn’t bear…

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John Jerrim

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