It’s OK for BAME teachers to hold conservative educational values
Crucial work is needed to tackle racial injustice in education, but it won’t be achieved by silencing challenging voices like mine,...
English teacher, St Joan of Arc Catholic School
The government’s Covid response has gone from shameful to shameless
This government has some nerve telling teachers to keep calm and carry on, writes Mary Bousted “Tell your members to hold...
joint general secretary, National Education Union
The government’s culture war is chilling for curriculum rigour
Accusations of anti-patriotism and threats of legal action have worrying implications for teachers of history, writes Jonathan Mountstevens When is it...
deputy head and history teacher, Beaumont School
We can have sustainable schools if we pull together
The best place to start the green revolution is in our schools, say Mathilde Iveson and Amelie Nichols We’ve been honoured...
MATHILDE IVESON and AMELIE NICHOLS
year 9 pupils, St Francis Xavier School, North Yorkshire
Tackling racism starts with teacher training and development
The Institute of Race Relations’ recent paper shows why we can’t let up on the fight against racism in education, writes...
DR HEATHER MCCLUE
director of learning for key stage 5, David Ross Education Trust
How do essential skills shape young people’s life outcomes?
What do we know about the impact of skills-focused interventions and what does it mean for teachers? Will Millard and Dr...
WILL MILLARD* and DR ELNAZ KASHEFPAKDEL**
*head of engagement, CfEY, and **head of research and impact, The Skills Builder Partnership
Schools have led the way through the pandemic and can lead the way out
There is no better time to put forward a positive vision of the future of schools than amid this crisis, writes...
deputy general secretary, National Association of Head Teachers
Going beyond tutoring to help pupils envision a world beyond Covid
Tutoring alone is insufficient to help pupils emerge from the collective trauma of the past year, writes Sue O’Brien With news...
strategic lead for South Yorkshire Futures, Sheffield Hallam University
Tougher guidelines, but trustees need better data on executive pay
Government must step in to support MAT trustees to validate executive pay or face trying to fix a distorted market later,...
founder, Birch HR
Exams 2021: Wales now has a clear direction. What about us?
England shouldn’t cancel its exams but it should follow Wales’s lead in one key regard – taking action now, writes Natalie...
executive director and head of research, Education Policy Institute