Covid

Post-Covid: risk and opportunity for women in schools

The pandemic has worsened factors that were already holding women back from leadership positions, writes Sharon Monaghan, but it…

JL Dutaut
SHARON MONAGHAN
ITT

The ITT review poses a catastrophic risk to teacher supply

Rather than build on the strong foundations of the ITT market we have, this expert group’s review risks destabilising…

JL Dutaut
EMMA HOLLIS
Opinion

TAG you’re it! Preventing grade inflation in extra time

The DfE can’t rely on schools not to play up TAGs when it has created the perfect conditions for…

JL Dutaut
JAGJIT S. CHADHA


Research

Research: Who has lost most from the pupil premium change?

Newly eligible pupils may need less support than the long-term disadvantaged, but it’s the poorest schools who have lost…

JL Dutaut
DAWSON MCLEAN
Diversity

Diversifying literature is a collective responsibility – and it works

The lack of diversity in the English literature curriculum is less pervasive than it was, but a new report…

JL Dutaut
CAREN ONANDA
Opinion

Three better ideas than extending the school day

If the DfE keep floating the idea of lengthening the school day for lack of better ones, we’ve got…

JL Dutaut
LISA-MARIA MULLER* and GEMMA GOLDENBERG**
Opinion

Eton reaches out. So who benefits?

The public school’s elitist reputation will be softened and some young people will benefit, but for Eton to invest…

JL Dutaut
FRANCIS GREEN
Research

Research: What is self-efficacy and why does it matter?

National Thank A Teacher Day matters, writes Cat Scutt, but the concept of self-efficacy means there are good reasons to celebrate school…

JL Dutaut
CAT SCUTT
Education Reform, SEND

The SEND system needs urgent and substantive reform

The SEND system has been waiting two years for promised reform and it can’t afford to wait any longer,…

JL Dutaut
WHITNEY CRENNA-JENNINGS

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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