Solutions

Solutions: How to spot and support undiagnosed ADHD

A formal diagnosis isn’t necessary to support pupils with the most common signs of ADHD. Here are six ways…

JL Dutaut
Leanne Maskell
Manifesto 2024

Five ambitions to improve childhood – from children themselves

Here are my education-specific policy priorities informed by the voices of over one million children

JL Dutaut
Dame Rachel de Souza
MATs

Trusts have an ethical duty to shape inclusive local systems

In the face of so many challenges, academy trusts must embrace collaboration over competition to deliver for communities

JL Dutaut
John Barneby


MATs

How to ensure trustees make informed decisions on growth

Academy trusts’ growth plans should be underpinned by principles that streamline decision-making and ensure trustees are well-informed

JL Dutaut
Rama Venchard MBE
Solutions

Solutions: How to hang on to a good SENDCO

The best way to incentivise SENDCOs to stay in this demanding job is to ensure everyone values what they…

JL Dutaut
Gary Aubin
Opinion

Two ways to share the ‘DNA’ of effective school improvement

Steve Rollett explains CST’s new conceptual model of trust-led school improvement and its new ‘school improvement hub’

Freddie Whittaker
Steve Rollett
Opinion

Together, let’s shape a more inclusive profession for women

Two new surveys aim to inform a recruitment and retention strategy that targets a particularly vulnerable group of teachers

JL Dutaut
Anna McShane
The Knowledge

Work experience: the missing ingredient for social mobility

A new report sheds light on why limited access to quality work experience stops talent rising to the top

JL Dutaut
Dr Elnaz Kashefpakdel
Teacher pay

The sector must engage with ratios on executive pay

Annie Besant would be appalled about education’s latest gender pay gap data. It’s time the sector took some responsibility

JL Dutaut
Rebecca Leek

Must Read

Manifesto 2024

Three policies to put sustainability at the heart of education

Leading our children and communities to the sustainable future all our futures rely on should not be left to…

JL Dutaut
Cathie Paine
Policy

A good start: Labour’s school nursery policy needs more detail

Our experience shows Labour’s policy join up nurseries and schools has a lot of potential – but some very…

JL Dutaut
Katie Oliver
SEND

Done with, not to: How to mobilise specialist knowledge for all learners with SEND

Unlocking the expertise of specialist settings is key to ensuring all learners with SEND thrive – if we can…

JL Dutaut
Dr Neil Gilbride and Kay Rimmington-Singh

ITT

ITT

Degree apprenticeships are key to increasing and diversifying recruitment

Work to deliver the new qualification should continue at pace to meet recruitment challenges by making teaching more accessible,…

JL Dutaut
Melanie Renowden
ITT

ITT: Which is the odd one out?

The deeply flawed ITT reforms are a threat to sustainable teacher supply for purely ideological purposes, writes David Spendlove

JL Dutaut
David Spendlove

EXAMS

Exams

How sitting an exam re-affirmed my respect for our students

I still believe exams to be the best way of testing academic knowledge and understanding but they’re no bagatelle,…

JL Dutaut
James Handscombe
Exams

The stereotype that could be feeding exam anxiety

The ‘snowflake’ stereotype is damaging and unjustified, but a more pervasive idea may be perpetuating exam anxiety, says Stephen…

JL Dutaut
Stephen Caldwell

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