Why is the NEU finding it so hard to retain Jewish members?
Jewish teachers just want to be represented and supported in the face of antisemitism, writes Madeleine Fresko-Brown, so why are the...
assistant headteacher and member, Jewish Teachers' Association
Tacking sexual abuse is urgent – and an INSET won’t cut it
Our review into sexual abuse and harassment has been widely accepted, writes Amanda Spielman. So how can leaders make a start...
Her Majesty's chief inspector of schools
Better funding will only come with a better evidence base
Looking past our disappointment at the Treasury’s funding of the recovery package, it’s easy to see why the DfE failed to...
Director of business development, GCSEPod
AI is here to stay – and no cliché is going to stop it
Dismissing the educational potential of AI is wasted energy. Worse, it could leave the sector exposed, writes Priya Lakhani There’s an...
Founder and CEO, CENTURY
Colleges are the missing link of post-Covid reform
Money and MAT expansion alone won’t stop vulnerable learners missing out on their next steps, writes Sam Parrett. We need to...
Group principal and CEO, London & South East Education Group
We need to talk about our assessment system
Whatever the decision, now is the time to have some tough talk about our assessment and qualification system, writes Jo-Anne Baird...
director, Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment
What does it take to implement off-the-shelf interventions?
With pressure to ‘catch up’, off-the-shelf interventions are tempting – but implementation needs to be carefully considered, writes Rowena King In...
Deputy director, Greenshaw Research School and assistant headteacher, Greenshaw High School
What is it like for children with sensory processing issues?
Melissa Jane’s recovery from a brain injury that impaired her sensory processing was hard enough. Then lockdowns set her back. Students...
class teacher, Castle School
ITT reforms need more work to avoid a formulaic future
Some approaches to teacher formation have been overly theoretical – but government reforms risk formulaic compliance, writes Joe Hallgarten Our education...
Director, HertsCam Network
Speak first to close the reception year language gap
Covid’s disruption of young children’s early language development has been devastating – but some tried-and-tested approaches can undo the damage, writes...
Director of education, Nuffield Foundation