Ofsted will not inspect on strike days

25 January 2023

Schools will not be inspected on days when teachers are due to go on strike, Ofsted has confirmed in a statement. Inspections and the notification calls will be scheduled to…

5 free research reads on… teaching spelling

25 January 2023

Debates about spelling never really go away. No matter what technological advancement is ushered in, it appears that spelling development still matters and we should sustain the teaching of spelling.…

Early Excellence podcast: An in-depth look at physical development

24 January 2023

As one of the prime areas of learning, physical development underpins children’s overall learning and development. Yet how often do we consider children’s physical development in real depth? In this…

Healing trauma in children through nature and the outdoors: free webinar

23 January 2023

Nature and the outdoors can have profound effects on well-being, and it has the potential to heal trauma. Lotta-Sampson Stone's session will define trauma as a real and prevalent experience…

Handling industrial action – your questions answered

22 January 2023

With teachers in the NEU planning strikes in February and March, headteachers need to be prepared to deal with industrial action which affects their school. Here are answers to questions…

Mental health: free webinar

21 January 2023

Reach South in collaboration with Diverse Educators is providing a webinar explaining why discussing staff mental health is so important right now. This session will include: Why discussing staff mental…

Workforce pressures: Ofsted’s annual report 2021/22

20 January 2023

Ofsted have launched their annual report. In it they report that workforce pressures brought new problems and exacerbated old ones for the education and care sectors this year. This video…

WE Inspire – ChatGPT: A new Era of Education?

19 January 2023

If you are interested in how AI might revolutionise teaching, this is the webinar for you. Dan Fitzpatrick claims ChatGPT is empowering learners and helping teachers reclaim their personal time.…

Primary Science Padlet (St Mary’s University)

18 January 2023

A padlet of inspiring resources, links and ideas to develop excellence in primary science education. Click here to access resources including: assessment publications inclusion working scientifically contemporary scientists science through…

Children’s Mental Health Week 2023

17 January 2023

Children’s Mental Health Week 2023 will take place from 6-12 February 2023. This year’s theme is Let’s Connect.  Let’s Connect is about making meaningful connections. People thrive in communities, and this connection is…

Leading Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Network Meeting

16 January 2023

Are you leading on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging in your school, academy or trust? Diverse Educators believe that every school should have someone who is designated to take on…

UK Trauma Council new animation: What is post-traumatic stress disorder?

15 January 2023

What is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? Many young people will go through trauma – where they felt very scared for themselves or for someone else. Sometimes, this can lead to…