Posts by: cath.murray

Profiles
Emma Sheppard is on a mission to make it easier for parents to stay in teaching – and to move into leadership roles – and one way she...
Profiles
Teach First is spawning. First there was Frontline, which applied the model to social care, and Think Ahead, focusing on mental health. Then came Police Now. The latest...
Profiles
Specialist early-years training company Early Excellence was famously shafted by the Department for Education in November, in the latest instalment of the baseline assessment debacle. But its head...
Feature
You may have noticed: we don’t do fluffy content. It tends to be a bit technical, a bit nerdy, but that’s just who we are. So… here are...
Feature
2017 has been a year of lively education debate, with policy and grading changes causing quite the kerfuffle among the schools community. Here are some of the most...
Feature
Schools Week made it its mission to seek out the most interesting movers and shakers this year, but there are some interviews which stand above the others. So...
Experts
The best books 2017 had to offer, chosen by Schools Week features editor, Cath Murray.   For visionaries and dreamers   1. When the adults change, everything changes:...
Profiles
Norfolk-based Inspiration Trust is proud of its reputation as a “knowledge-based” multi-academy trust – evidenced by one of the mission statements fronting their slick website: “Securing literacy and...
Experts
While parents do engage in school choice, the system of using proximity to determine admission means that some households have negligible chance of admission to the best schools,...
News
At NCFE, we understand that every pupil, just like every school, is different and that the traditional academic curriculum may not help everyone achieve their full potential. Our...
Experts
Over a thousand parents, teachers, school support staff and head teachers attended the school cuts lobby of Parliament on Tuesday, to bring the message to MPs that 88%...