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Teach First should shun London to boost social mobility

Training provider Teach First should ditch London and instead place its top graduates into schools in the country’s ten...

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The Slightly Awesome Teacher

This hugely ambitious and passionate book attempts to distil educational research into simple practical tools to help every teacher...

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Unpaid DfE coaching scheme for women teachers criticised as ‘tick-box exercise’

A government scheme to encourage more women to become school leaders has been dubbed a “tick-box exercise” by those...

Jess Staufenberg
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How to be an LGBT+ ally in schools

Posters on walls in schools don’t cut it – it’s how teachers and school leaders deal with specific incidents...

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Respecting teachers’ professionalism

Winning friends and influencing people are important, especially when new ministers are appointed and new policies are introduced. Suggestions...

Colin Richards
Colin Richards
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Developmentalism vs mastery: should teachers be ‘flinging mud at the wall’?

Should teachers ‘fling mud at the wall’ or should they follow a mastery approach, asks Heather Fearn There are two...

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Greening wants trainee teachers to experience more school placements

School Direct teacher training “needs to be longer” if trainees are to get the experience across different schools that...

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Jess Staufenberg
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Don’t think before you speak, all-male panel told at WomenEd

Male education leaders have been encouraged to stop worrying about “saying the wrong thing” and to join a growing...

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John Dickens
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Reputation matters: How to do PR as a school

Issues management should be as much a part of forward planning in schools and trusts as the annual prospectus,...

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