Opinion

Here’s how to solve the ‘hyper problem’ of interrupted learning

Delivering ‘more but faster’ is not what the evidence advises about improving learning, writes Tim Oates The development of…

Jess Staufenberg
Tim Oates
Opinion

PE departments shouldn’t make girls ashamed of their bodies

Women in the Olympics still have their outfits policed more than men – and it’s the same for girls…

Jess Staufenberg
Jules Daulby
SEND

Government must act now to protect SENCO time by law

Government’s efforts to improve inclusion have instead created a race to the bottom in provision because SENCOs don’t have…

JL Dutaut
Adam Boddison


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
Covid

How has Covid really affected mathematics performance?

Our data reveals in great detail whose mathematics performance have been impacted and how and could help to formulate…

JL Dutaut
CRAIG BARTON
Education Reform

Structural reform? Yes, but we need a full recovery plan first

Education urgently needs clarity about the longer-term recovery plan and the solutions are evident. Government delay will only set…

JL Dutaut
SAMMY WRIGHT
Opinion

We can’t put the school food genie back in the bottle

The pandemic has revealed systemic issues with the quality and accessibility of school food and our new working group…

JL Dutaut
NICK CAPSTICK
ITT

ITT review: Does government want a market or a monopoly?

The government have reviewed the ITT market and evidently decided a market is not what they want after all,…

JL Dutaut
IAN MEARNS MP
Covid

How we’ll build on the relationships forged in Covid adversity

As the Cabinet Office’s National Leadership Centre launches its 2021 report, Stephen Crookbain and Leora Cruddas explain its part…

JL Dutaut
STEPHEN CROOKBAIN* and LEORA CRUDDAS**

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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