Hospital schools

Hospital schools: on the mental health crisis frontline

Taxis pull up throughout the day outside the brightly painted Magpie Centre to drop off its growing cohort of...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Schools

Schools install toilet sensors that ‘actively listen’ to pupils

Concerns sensors 'violate kids' privacy' as teachers install tech to crack down on vaping and bullying

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
AI in schools

AI marking: the answer to poor recruitment or ‘pure snake oil’?

Bot exam markers, robot tutors and AI-written reports are all now being used in schools as they look to...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
profile

Nicole McCartney, Creative Education Trust

Nicole McCartney is a rare species: someone with lived experience of being permanently excluded from school who has gone...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Politics

Ex Downing Street, Treasury and DfE advisor Tim Leunig

Tim Leunig is the brains behind some of the biggest education policies of the past decade. He also came...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Schools

Can online schools solve the post-Covid attendance crisis?

In total, 22.3 per cent of pupils missed more than one in 10 sessions in the last academic year,...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Mental health

‘Someone’s got to do it, so we’re doing it’

Schools are swapping English and maths for lessons in wellbeing, running interventions akin to those used for drug addicts...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Academies

Sarah Finch, chief executive, Marches Academy Trust

Sarah Finch is used to going beyond the job description in her education career. The chief executive of the...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Governance

Claire Pannell is taking the law into her trust’s own hands

Claire Pannell reckons she might be the only person in the country with her job title. While many trusts...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill