Teachers

I have the consent of 'Disappointed Idealist' to write an article on my website based on his latest post on leaving the teaching profession. It is... Read more
As protests grow at so many aspects of current policy - from an impoverished curriculum to the diminishment of local democracy, the erosion of... Read more
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan tried to damp down fears that thousands of primary schools would fail new floor standards by saying the Department... 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
SATS: One Parent’s Dilemma English children are now the most heavily tested in the world – and a revolt is building within weeks of the Year 2 and... 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
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
I am an advocate for comprehensive education but I am afraid I haven't made much progress in Lincolnshire convincing the powers that be that ending... 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
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I have spent much of the last two weeks trying to get to grips with the extent of the current teacher shortages for an article in the Guardian, which... 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
Once upon a time schools complained of ‘whiplash’ when working under Michael Gove, wrote Laura McInerney in her School Weeks’ editorial (15 January... Read more
The huge outpouring of grief that has followed the death of David Bowie made me reflect upon a lot of things. Not least, the shock of seeing him on... Read more
Local Schools Network has recently featured a number of articles by Henry Stewart that cast serious doubts on Department for Education claims that... Read more
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Firstly, thank you to Janet for her prompt reviews of the Politics in Education Summit. See part one here : and part two here . As soon as the 90... Read more
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Does the NCTL and DfE really value teacher training and the role played by universities? I think not. Every time I hear platitudes about universities... Read more
The Labour leadership election seems to either be in full swing, or grinding on, depending on your taste in these matters. The latest opinion polls... Read more