A world-leading school system starts with supporting teachers
Better supporting teachers into and throughout their careers is central to reforms designed to make our schools the best place to...
Minister for school standards
Our recommendations will boost schools’ ethnic minority success
Schools drive Britain’s inclusive success story. Our recommendations will shape its next chapter, writes Race and Ethnic Disparities commissioner, Martyn Oliver For...
Commissioner, Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities
Edtech’s success depends on demystifying AI
We can only prevent more ‘mutant algorithms’ and make edtech safe with a framework for the ethical use of AI in...
director, EDUCATE Ventures and professor of learner-centred design, UCL Knowledge Lab
The real edtech revolution is yet to come
Computers are essential. Algorithms are the norm. But the true potential of the edtech revolution is in robotics, writes Samer Al...
SAMER AL MOUBAYED
CEO, Furhat Robotics
Research: What factors affecting retention matter most to teachers?
Research has long shown what factors affect retention but not which matter more to teachers themselves, write Hui Lu and Peter...
HUI LU* and PETER BURGE**
*Senior Analyst and **Operations Director, RAND Europe
Recovery? School leaders need it as much as their students
Leaders have a chance to rest and reflect over Easter. Ministers should do the same and come up with a plan...
Could Accelerated Reader be holding children’s reading back?
The ubiquitous algorithm to improve children’s reading is a blunt tool that could be doing more harm than good, writes Shivan...
English teacher, St Joan of Arc Catholic School
Action is needed now on school ventilation
We can’t allow complacency to set in as we battle Covid. Ventilation remains a major issue for schools and now is...
PROFESSOR AZEEM MAJEED
Head of department, Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London
Is the teacher regulator a sledgehammer to crack a nut?
The regulator may be ‘stronger and clearer’, but if it’s leaving teachers feeling like empty husks then the balance is still...
Barrister and Co-Director , lawyersforteachers.co.uk
The policy of MAT expansion needs careful scrutiny
If successive ministers can’t even agree on how to define a large MAT, there should definitely be more debate about their...
Chief executive, National Governance Assocation