Covid

New learning loss data can help schools plan the recovery

New data allows policy makers to target recovery funding and schools to benchmark their performance, write Natalie Perera and…

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NATALIE PERERA AND JOHN MOORE
Online safety

Why schools should just say no to biometric systems

Biometrics are simply unnecessary for borrowing books or paying for lunch, writes Jen Persson, and schools should not be…

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JEN PERSSON
Research

How can we build back better arts education?

A new research project demonstrates the value of bringing artists and teachers together and tries to bridge the gulf…

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TOM DOBSON AND LISA STEPHENSON


Local authorities

This consultation could force academisation by the back door

A new DfE consultation. Released over half-term. To little fanfare and with a short timeframe. One cynical headteacher suspects…

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THOMAS MOORE
Local authorities

The DfE is our biggest LA and should be in special measures

On intent, implementation and impact alike, the DfE is failing the school system, writes Alan Wood, and the crux…

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ALAN WOOD CBE
Covid

How schools delivered food parcels and curriculum during lockdown

A new report highlights the creative ways schools partnered to learn from each other and continue to develop during…

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KATE CHHATWAL
Governance

A new era for National Leaders of Governance

Five fundamental changes to the NLG programme will ensure it will fulfil its original founding premise, writes Emma Knights…

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EMMA KNIGHTS
Opinion

It’s time to rethink our monochrome remembrance school traditions

We seem to be reaching ‘peak red poppy’, writes Will Yates, and diversifying our symbolism could be key to…

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WILL YATES
Research

How can we make best use of the pupil premium for recovery?

Professor Becky Francis sets out the benefits of using the EEF’s updated guide to target pupil premium spending and…

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BECKY FRANCIS

Must Read

ITT

Weaving a ‘golden thread’ through professional development

Teacher training reforms impact everyone from trainee to leader. The key to retention and progress is to offer consistency…

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KATIE WARING
ITT

Top tips for implementing the new Early Careers Framework

Supporting early-career teachers through the new framework is more demanding, but can be far more rewarding for all concerned…

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JANE CRUICKSHANK
Opinion

How to support teachers with cervical cancer

To mark cervical cancer prevention week, Donna Bradbury recounts her journey from diagnosis to remission, with tips to support…

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DONNA BRADBURY

ITT

ITT

Weaving a ‘golden thread’ through professional development

Teacher training reforms impact everyone from trainee to leader. The key to retention and progress is to offer consistency…

JL Dutaut
KATIE WARING
ITT

Top tips for implementing the new Early Careers Framework

Supporting early-career teachers through the new framework is more demanding, but can be far more rewarding for all concerned…

JL Dutaut
JANE CRUICKSHANK

EXAMS

Exams

Exams: GCSE reform isn’t as simple as stick or twist

As clamour grows for post-Covid GCSE reform, it’s important we listen to the opinions of all those concerned, writes…

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COLIN HUGHES
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…

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JO-ANNE BAIRD


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