Our collective effort will make a full autumn return possible
Working together, teachers, leaders and government will make a success of this critical return to full education provision from the autumn,...
minister of state for school standards
A surprising convergence shows teachers’ desire to rebuild better
New survey data shows divergences in the experiences of schools according to deprivation and some important convergences about what needs to...
professor of literacy and director of the International Literacy Centre, UCL Institute of Education
EYFS reforms mark a welcome change of emphasis
Alison Peacock welcomes reforms that show respect for teacher expertise in their content and the way they was arrived at The...
CEO, Chartered College of Teaching
Outdoor play is key to reopening and recovery
Getting children back in school doesn’t have to mean a rush into the classroom and access to outdoor play and learning...
MARGUERITE HUNTER BLAIR AND ANITA GRANT
chief executive, Play Scotland and chair of trustees, Play England
Investment and reform should level up our co-curricular offer
A developed co-curricular should be an entitlement in every school. A few rule changes could make an extra into a game...
chair, Row UK
How can we ensure teachers receive effective feedback?
Good feedback can be a powerful way to help teachers to become (even) more effective, writes Rob Coe We know effective...
director of research and evaluation, Evidence Based Education
Arts are not an extra but key to recovery
Lockdown has reaffirmed that the arts are vital for every pupil’s wellbeing and engagement, says Jo Barber Lockdown highlights the powerful...
associate assistant headteacher, Aspire AP
Lockdown diary. A week in the life of…
Amid confusing and contradictory government announcements, Vic Goddard opens his lockdown diary to reveal sleepless nights and a need for assertiveness....
co-headteacher, Passmores Academy
Extra flexibility, but RSE is more vital than ever
Flexibility around the implementation of relationships and sex education does not mean it has been delayed. So you best be prepared,...
director, sex education forum, National Children's Bureau
What does reopening look like across our school system?
Teacher Tapp data finds the “Big Thaw” is leaving many children out in the cold In early March, a Big Freeze...
research and programmes lead, Teacher Tapp
Racism exists. End of story. So do something about it
Tackling racism is more than a duty. It is the promise of education, says Olayinka Ewuola The senseless killing of George...
chair of governors, Cobourg Primary and governor, Goodrich School, south London