Opinion

Are we heading towards a HExit?

Six months or six years before qualification? The end of university PGCEs? Kiran Gill sifts through the white paper’s...

Kiran Gill
Kiran Gill
Opinion

My change of heart about coaching

After joining Schools Week as deputy editor, Cath Murray was sent to mingle with readers at a training event...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Opinion

What school leaders can do to improve mental health provision

As many as three pupils in each class may be struggling with mental health problems, but many of their...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

How you can evaluate the impact of your decisions

With the government increasingly asking for evidence that initiatives have had “impact”, Stuart Kime writes a step-by-step guide for...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

How to make teacher training more attractive

Many subjects devalued by Progress 8 are undersubscribed in this year’s training intake. To boost recruitment, Oliver Beach suggests,...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

Skills or knowledge: which is more important?

Skills and knowledge are often viewed as separate ingredients of the learning cake, like eggs and flour, added in different...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

Why effective heads don’t need to have been teachers

Too many headteachers are nearing retirement with too few to take their place. But there are plenty of highly...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Opinion

Prepare well and school trips can be fun

Accidents happen, but what if they are on a school trip that you are in charge of? Jade Kent...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

What is teaching for mastery in maths?

I was very interested to read the item in last week’s Schools Week that suggested pupils in one primary school were...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter