EEF publishes new guidance on professional development

14 October 2021

School leaders should focus on the key mechanisms of effective professional development – such as goal setting, feedback or revisiting prior learning – when selecting or designing new training for…

Research: how can coaching lead to school improvement?

2 October 2021

New research shows coaching can lead to school improvement, write Rachel Lofthouse and Trista Hollweck. As the new school year starts, there is a renewed interest in coaching for teachers and leaders, especially…

Free bereavement training for teachers

30 September 2021

Did you know that on average, 1 in 29 children will be bereaved of a parent? Bereaved children require support to ensure they can cope with their grief and often…

What is deliberate practice?

27 September 2021

Picture the scene – teachers are filing out of an after-school CPD session fired up with enthusiasm to try a new pedagogical strategy. The member of SLT leading the session…

Fostering leaders in the Early Years

24 September 2021

Read an open access article from The Chartered College of Teaching from the latest issue of Impact. In this article Polly Crowther and Mona Sakr explore the need for improved…

National professional qualifications (NPQs) reforms

23 September 2021

National professional qualifications (NPQs) are a national, voluntary suite of qualifications, designed to support the professional development of teachers and leaders. A reformed suite of NPQs has become available this term for…

Headteacher development guide

11 June 2021

Being a headteacher is one of the most rewarding and challenging roles in public service. Headteachers create the conditions in which teachers and other staff can thrive so that pupils…

Boost your KS2 history knowledge

17 September 2020

The Historical Association will be hosting a series of webinars aimed at teachers of primary school history to boost their subject knowledge. Each practical, enquiry-led webinar will survey the academic…