School leadership

Headteachers’ role as the ‘key educator and leader of learning’ is seen as important but is ‘no longer the predominant activity,’ says a report into... Read more
Liam Nolan, former CEO of Perry Beeches The Academy Trust (PBAT), was a poster boy for the academies and free school movement. Former Education... Read more
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25.04.16 by
In my experience as a parent, teacher, headteacher and grandparent, few schools are effective at addressing bullying of their pupils. In fact it is... Read more
This is a summary version of the full article which you can read here Although this could be one my most important articles in relation to improving... Read more
Readers of this blog will have heard of the "Panama Papers." This huge leak of documents from the Panama law firm Mossach Fonseca has disclosed a... Read more
It is necessary to first read this article . What follows is an explanation of the top five most effective teaching interventions according to the... Read more
Co-authored by Roger Titcombe and Janet Downs The government increasingly involves itself in what should be taught and how it should be taught.... Read more
I am writing this shortly after the Chancellor, George Osborne, made his March 2016 budget announcement that all the remaining Local Authority... Read more
On the 11th February parents of St Josephs Catholic Primary School have discovered through the local newspaper, The Birmingham Mail , that the MAC (... Read more
Another day, another press release. On Wednesday morning, the DfE released a statement announcing the passing of the Education and Adoption Bill... Read more
Yesterday, the Guardian published an excellent piece by journalist John Harris on the death of creativity and enjoyment of learning our state school... Read more
Schools should be congratulated when their Ofsted rating increases by two grades. It’s a great morale boost. And Sir Michael Wilshaw, Chief Inspector... Read more
LSN readers may have been a little puzzled by headlines yesterday, including in the Guardian, proclaiming ‘Soaring state schools threaten private... Read more
Thank you, I am delighted to be here. This book is a truly collaborative effort, a distillation of the thinking and writing of the four founders of... Read more
I suppose we knew it wouldn't be long. All those promises from academy groups that there would be no change to governing bodies and that schools... Read more
This is a free + interactive eCourse covering the content of the Politics in Education Summit . With 5 emails over 5 days we’ll learn how to recast... Read more