Issue 16.6 - Managing Schools Today
Countdown to primary languages
Primary schools will be compelled to teach a modern foreign language from 2010. Lyn Kendall’s curriculum snapshot provides a useful case study in how to prepare.
Putting class into the classroom
The groundbreaking work of a remarkable London school raises some highly pertinent but unexplored issues about class and race.
Who cares wins
Children in care still seem to be failed by the system in terms of learning outcomes. Dai Durbridge examines new proposals to put things right – and what the responsibilities will be for schools.
A helping hand for NQTs
Newly qualified teachers are finding the support of their fellow staff invaluable to help them through their first testing years in the job.
Not so special?
New research suggests that specialist schools are no better than other secondaries – but advocates of the specialist system are fighting back.