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Our recruitment woes can only be solved with ethical leadership

We can’t expect to solve recruitment challenges if we don’t accept our system only allows us to pass the…

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How has the pandemic impacted special schools?

Our research shows that special schools were the hardest hit and leaders have little faith their plight is understood,…

JL Dutaut
CAROLINE SHARP and AMY SKIPP

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The Skills Network is launching new training courses in sustainability and eco literacy in response to the growing concerns…

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Would your Scrutiny arrangements stand up to scrutiny?

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Covid

Covid: Children missed 219 million days in school during spring term

Partial school closures meant 57.5% of physical school sessions were missed

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Rise in Covid absence slows, but record numbers still off

A rise in Covid-related absence from schools seen since the beginning of term has slowed, with attendance rates actually…

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

The councils forced into school Covid action

11 councils are advising all schools in their areas to reintroduce Covid classroom measures

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Schools Week Reporter
Covid

Covid: 1 in 12 secondary school pupils test positive

ONS data shows rising infection rates among older pupils, as heads warn they are struggling with absences

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Covid

Edenred: Free school meals voucher company’s profits jump 29%

Company tasked with providing meal vouchers during pandemic saw overall profits jump to £13.9 million

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid

Covid: Schools ‘picking up the pieces’ amid lack of support services

Schools shouldered ‘significant responsibilities within networks of support that have themselves fragmented’ – UCL report

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker

Review of the week

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The Great Education Robbery

As titles go, The Great Education Robbery is about as emotive as they come. And yet, you won’t find…

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Naureen Khalid’s blogs of the week, 11 October 2021

The People Principle @SaysMiss In this blog, Kat Howard reflects on decision-making in people-orientated organisations. She argues that as…

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Becoming a teacher

Amber Smith finds a potentially transformative book, but possibly not for the teacher audience its marketing suggests Becoming a…

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Latest Research

Research

How has the pandemic impacted special schools?

Our research shows that special schools were the hardest hit and leaders have little faith their plight is understood,…

JL Dutaut
CAROLINE SHARP and AMY SKIPP
Research

Is there a better, or best, classroom layout?

How best to set up a classroom seems too complex for research to solve, but Cat Scutt finds there…

JL Dutaut
CAT SCUTT
CPD, Professional development, Research

Research: What do teachers really think of CPD?

Iain Ford looks at Teacher Tapp data to read the runes for the new Early Career Framework and find…

JL Dutaut
IAIN FORD

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