A Vision for Inclusive Middle Leadership
Professor Sonia Blandford, CEO Achievement for All , argues that an Inclusive school needs vision, and in particular a vision for inclusive middle leadership who will be asked, after all, to do most of the heavy lifting.
The Advantages Of Tutoring For Disadvantaged Children
So many attempts have been tried to close the achievement gap. Most of them do not seem sustainable or scalable and the gap has widened with Lockdown. Susannah Hardymann believes that tutoring can be a big part of any viable catch-up solution.
How Coaching Can Create A Thinking, Learning School
Coaching enables teachers to focus on learning rather than teaching and helps them to understand themselves and their practice, advocates Kulvarn Atwel, executive head of two outstanding schools in London
Public Libraries Can Drive The Lockdown Agenda – Even With Covid-19!
Sue Williamson insists that school libraries’ role in education and inclusion has actually increased during the Pandemic
Do We Need To Move Children’s Mental Health And Wellbeing Centre Stage
After attending yet another mental health course which raised awareness of the issues faced in schools but offered little in the way of solutions, Paula Talman decided to do something about it. So she set up the iSpace Wellbeing Curriculum
The Challenges Facing Schools and Pupils in September 2020
Over half of teachers estimate that the learning gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers has widened.
Special Education During Lockdown: Returning To Schools and Colleges in September
This study by the Nuffield Foundation explored how education provision over this time has changed for children and young people with SEND who attend special schools.
Education Outcomes for Looked After Children 2018/19
Education outcomes for looked after children have improved over the last 6 years. However, there are still large gaps compared with all pupils.
Amani’s Story: Supporting Children of Divorcing Parents
When shocking events in a child’s life derail learning, staff can do so much to alleviate the suffering, advises Dr. Margot Sunderland in her fifth guidance for teachers.
Rescuing A Generation At Risk From Covid and Exclusions
A project at Lyng School In Coventry, which has 50 per cent of its children on free school meals, has shown remarkable success in keeping all its children engaged during the lockdown. Sonia Blandford describes the project and argues that it should be rolled out across the country.