More exclusions are definitely NOT the answer
Jules Daulby hits back against the claim that the number of pupils being excluded from mainstream schools might be too low...
Director of education, Driver Trust
Beware the government’s sleight of hand on academy finances
The government’s new method for calculating school budgets obscures the true number of schools in financial deficit, explains Jon Andrews The Department...
Director for school system and performance, Education Policy Institute
Is this the real exclusions ‘scandal’ – leaving too many kids in mainstream?
How can the education committee claim the current level of school exclusions is too high, when no one even knows what...
Head of education at Policy Exchange
Teacher pay scales are essential – here’s why
With the government having announced the teacher pay rises for 2018-19, Mary Bousted explains why she thinks centralised pay scales are...
Joint general secretary, National Education Union
Scrap national pay scales and let schools decide
With school leaders and teachers frustrated about the government’s delay in announcing teacher pay rises, Mark Lehain makes the case for...
Former headteacher, Bedford Free School
Teacher pay rise: how will different schools implement it?
The Department for Education has announced that it will help fund pay rises for teachers and school leaders next year. But...
Academy trust chief operating officer, Fellow of the ISBL
Let’s not turn RE into a weapon in the war against Catholic schools
Some campaigners have an ulterior motive in pushing for a national RE curriculum – they know it would cause Catholic schools to close,...
Head of RE, St Bonaventure’s Catholic School
Memorable profile interviews of 2017-18 (Or, ‘Why would any school leader invite in a journalist?’)
Schools Week’s features editor Cath Murray looks back on some of the memorable profile interviews from this year Why would any...
What I learned from the Shanghai maths teacher exchange
The UK can certainly learn from the Far East, says Caroline Hamilton, but cultural context is key, and what our teachers...
Head of development, White Rose Maths
Where did maths mastery come from?
The roots of some ‘Asian’ teaching approaches lie closer to home than you might think, observes Mark Boylan Read or hear...
Professor of education, Sheffield Hallam University