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Research: How can we improve our relationships with students?

Three studies point to some strategies with the potential to build better rapport with students and improve their results…

JL Dutaut
HARRY FLETCHER-WOOD
Diversity, National Curriculum

Time for DfE leadership on diversifying the curriculum

It won’t do to say schools are free to diversify their content when workload and accountability make it impossible,…

JL Dutaut
EMMA SLATER

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Union demands more ‘robust’ rules as sports event held amid Covid cases

Unions want stricter Covid curbs after one school with 33 cases sent pupils to a sports event while others…

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‘Abhorrent’: The schools caught up in the anti-vax crossfire

Police increase presence at targeted schools as councils demand extra powers to deal with protests

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School cancels post-vaccine remote learning day

Teddington School had asked pupils to work from home on Friday for the benefit of students ‘not feeling 100%’

Freddie Whittaker
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Teacher survey on remote learning: 5 things we learned

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Covid absence falls to 1.5% after self-isolation rules relaxed

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Minister condemns ‘intimidation’ of schools after vaccination death threat warning

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Research

Research: How can we improve our relationships with students?

Three studies point to some strategies with the potential to build better rapport with students and improve their results…

JL Dutaut
HARRY FLETCHER-WOOD
Research

Research: how can coaching lead to school improvement?

New research shows coaching can lead to school improvement, write Rachel Lofthouse and Trista Hollweck, and hints at best bets to make that…

JL Dutaut
RACHEL LOFTHOUSE* AND TRISTA HOLLWECK**
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Five research insights that shone a light on 2020/21

JL Dutaut selects five contributions to our regular research column that have informed and elightened our year   Are…

JL Dutaut
JL DUTAUT

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