Diversity

Diversity in academy trust leadership needs to improve. What can the sector do about it?

Improvements to diversity in academy trust leadership are long overdue, but more data is needed to properly explore the…

Freddie Whittaker
ALICE GREGSON AND ED DORRELL
Opinion

Supporting students to take control of leaked explicit images

A new tool helps young people remove explicit images of themselves from the internet, but it is only a…

JL Dutaut
Suzanne Houghton
Opinion

Alternative Provision: A results day like no other

Gerry Robinson reflects on her first results day as a leader in Alternative Provision, and the heightened sense of…

JL Dutaut
GERRY ROBINSON


Opinion

Girls in STEM: A cause for celebration, not complacency

GCSE and A level results give grounds to rejoice about girls’ success in STEM subjects, but there is a…

JL Dutaut
DR JO FOSTER
Exams

To be fair, we can do better than exams

Ministers’ clamour to return to our pre-pandemic exams system is founded on an impoverished idea of fairness, writes Jo-Anne…

JL Dutaut
JO-ANNE BAIRD
Opinion

Appeals can’t be allowed to fuel further disadvantage

Misinformation could lead to mass dissatisfaction with this year’s results and the best remedy is an appeal to reason,…

JL Dutaut
YVONNE WILLIAMS
Exams

Next year’s exams could be statistically contentious if we don’t act now

Clear conversations about next year’s exams are needed right away, writes Sharon Witherspoon The last two years have been…

Jess Staufenberg
Sharon Witherspoon
Opinion

Ahead of results, let’s remember how hard everyone’s worked

Both the workload and the level of responsibility staff have shouldered in providing accurate results need to be duly…

Jess Staufenberg
Julie McCulloch
Opinion

Our proposals on home education need not be intrusive

MPs understand that if council powers are used inappropriately it will negatively impact relationships, writes Robert Halfon This week,…

Jess Staufenberg
Robert Halfon

Must Read

Research

Research: How can we improve our relationships with students?

Three studies point to some strategies with the potential to build better rapport with students and improve their results…

JL Dutaut
HARRY FLETCHER-WOOD
Diversity, National Curriculum

Time for DfE leadership on diversifying the curriculum

It won’t do to say schools are free to diversify their content when workload and accountability make it impossible,…

JL Dutaut
EMMA SLATER
Flexible working, Recruitment and retention

Why leave teachers out of the flexible working revolution?

Giving teachers the flexible working options everyone else now expects could stem an exodus, writes Emma Shingleton, and even…

JL Dutaut
EMMA SHINGLETON

ITT

ITT

ITT Market Review: making good on a promising policy

Many objections to the ITT market review are simply incorrect, writes Sam Sims. But delivering on its promise will…

JL Dutaut
DR SAM SIMS
ITT

How can we get schools to offer more ITT placements?

The government wants schools more involved in initial teacher training, but how can we encourage them to offer more…

Freddie Whittaker
JACK WORTH

EXAMS

Exams

To be fair, we can do better than exams

Ministers’ clamour to return to our pre-pandemic exams system is founded on an impoverished idea of fairness, writes Jo-Anne…

JL Dutaut
JO-ANNE BAIRD
Exams

Next year’s exams could be statistically contentious if we don’t act now

Clear conversations about next year’s exams are needed right away, writes Sharon Witherspoon The last two years have been…

Jess Staufenberg
Sharon Witherspoon


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