How to diversify your curriculum

9 July 2021

For many pupils in the UK, the arrival into primary school will be their first major opportunity to experience diversity, bringing with it the potential to meet peers, school staff and teachers…

Key priorities for schools from September 2021

23 June 2021

Join a free Chartered College of Teaching webinar where key priorities fro schools will be discussed. Hear from Sameena Choudry, Rachel Macfarlane and Professor Dame Alison Peacock as they talk…

DfE announces additional funding for NQTs

22 June 2021

The DfE has announced that in recognition of the challenging initial teacher training and induction newly qualified teachers (NQTs) have experienced due to the pandemic, all state-funded schools that currently have…

Contribute to national education policy

20 June 2021

The Department for Education is providing an opportunity for educators to contribute to national education policy through their teacher and headteacher reference groups. The DfE is are looking for committed educators to…

PE and sport premium funding to continue

19 June 2021

The £320 million PE and sport premium will continue for the 2021 to 2022 academic year. The existing guidelines regarding the use of the PE and sport premium continue to apply.  As…

Book review: Talk for Teaching

9 June 2021

Reviewer: Bretta Townend-Jowitt ‘Talk for Teaching is an idea to steal, make yours and use to change the way your school provides for staff professional development.’ Overall impression The book…

EEF transition tool

22 May 2021

The Education Endowment Foundation has recently released a new  tool to help schools anticipate risk points and build support for pupils. The  'School Transitions Tool' poses reflection questions for school leaders to help…

Useful blog about remote education

12 January 2021

Mike Fleetham from the Thinking Classroom has written a really useful and informative blog about remote education entitled, Why You Should Not Teach Live Lessons.  He references Puentadura's SAMR model and suggests…

Erasmus+ to be replaced by the Turing scheme

2 January 2021

The Department for Education is launching the Turing scheme to replace the UK's partipation in Erasmus+. The scheme will provide funding for around 35,000 students in universities, colleges and schools to go on…