SATs are the fairest way to judge pupil progress
Teachers and pupils should not have any reason to be stressed about SATs, and it is up to headteachers to ensure...
Head of school, Brenzett CofE Primary School
Keeping schools mentally healthy: sometimes young people just need to talk
Sometimes young people just want to talk, says Lisa Fathers, who explains how the devolved administration in Greater Manchester has trained...
Director of teaching school, Alliance for Learning
If schools want more money from government, they must use funds efficiently
The government’s scheme for providing financial advice to schools is helping them redirect more resources to the frontline, argues the academies...
LORD THEODORE AGNEW
Minister for the school system
PRUs shouldn’t just be part of the flowchart
England is recreating the old grammar and secondary modern system, only this time, based on behaviour not attainment, says Jules Daulby...
Inclusion and literacy specialist
Here’s the Lib Dems’ vision for the school system of the future
Teachers are overworked, undervalued and underpaid and we need to resource them better, says Layla Moran, setting out the Lib Dems’...
Liberal Democrat education spokesperson
The edtech strategy is a great leap – but backwards
A new government edtech strategy has been released, but does it stand up to scrutiny? Tony Parkin isn’t convinced… Perhaps I...
The school appeals system is cementing inequalities: it’s time for the government to rethink admissions
The promised review of the school admissions system needs to materialise if the government wants to fulfil its social mobility ambitions,...
Senior researcher for school choice and admissions, Education Policy Institute
Schools and their pupils are clear – no one is an outsider
For the UK’s LGBT+ educators, these past few weeks have felt like going back in time. But equality is not up...
Chief education officer, Ambition Institute
How do you make teenagers care about learning?
One approach to interest students is to focus lessons on topics they are interested in – but this demands a lot...
Associate dean at the Ambition Institute
How to teach gender-blind careers education in primary
It’s never too early for children to start thinking about their future ambitions, says Karen Follows Developing an awareness of potential...
Senior teacher, Frant C of E primary school, Kent