• How are schools implementing flexible working?

    Schools are letting teachers take their planning, preparation and assessment (PPA) time at home, banning work in the staff room and cutting the hours of senior leaders, all in the name of staff wellbeing and flexible working. But researchers believe more still should be done to “normalise flexible working in schools”, and have launched a

    7.00 Feb. 24th, 2018 | News

  • Education policy must be grounded in evidence

    With a more solid understanding of research, we will be better prepared to challenge poorly-evidenced policy proposals, says Alison Peacock Last week, I was invited to join a police chief constable and presidents of a range of royal medical colleges to sign an evidence declaration. This declaration commits us to promoting evidence-informed pedagogy and leadership.

    5.00 Nov. 19th, 2017 | Opinion

  • Pathway to 'chartered teacher status' will open in 2018, says College of Teaching

    A programme for “chartered teacher status” will open next year, promises the Chartered College of Teaching. But critics question how “proven expertise” will be measured. Lucy Crehan (pictured), an education consultant and former teacher, told the Roundtable that chartered status would bring a “mark of quality” amid unregulated career progression. A college spokesperson confirmed the

    5.00 Feb. 13th, 2017 | News