Features

Civil servants spend too much time in a room with other civil servants

After four years in the job, Jonathan Slater was unceremoniously sacked as permanent secretary of the Department for Education....

Jess Staufenberg
Exams

Next year’s exams could be statistically contentious if we don’t act now

Clear conversations about next year’s exams are needed right away, writes Sharon Witherspoon The last two years have been...

Jess Staufenberg
Sharon Witherspoon
Opinion

Ahead of results, let’s remember how hard everyone’s worked

Both the workload and the level of responsibility staff have shouldered in providing accurate results need to be duly...

Jess Staufenberg
Julie McCulloch
Opinion

Our proposals on home education need not be intrusive

MPs understand that if council powers are used inappropriately it will negatively impact relationships, writes Robert Halfon This week,...

Jess Staufenberg
Robert Halfon
Opinion

Here’s how to solve the ‘hyper problem’ of interrupted learning

Delivering ‘more but faster’ is not what the evidence advises about improving learning, writes Tim Oates The development of...

Jess Staufenberg
Tim Oates
Opinion

PE departments shouldn’t make girls ashamed of their bodies

Women in the Olympics still have their outfits policed more than men – and it’s the same for girls...

Jess Staufenberg
Jules Daulby
Features

Introducing… Ndidi Okezie

Ndidi Okezie has done that rare thing and crossed the divide between teaching and youth work. Always the problem-solver, she’s...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Features

Introducing… Peps Mccrea

Peps Mccrea is ‘obsessed with the mechanics of teaching’. Here he explains why he wants to take the mystery...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Features

The Interview: Roger Taylor

Roger Taylor, the former chair of Ofqual, has spent much of his life thinking and writing about transparency and...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg