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Leadership by Design

Scholar 6, Transforming the Sixth Form There is a memorable scene in Oliver Stone’s film Nixon where the US President is confronted by a group of students about the Vietnam War. At first…

Making facilities hire work for your school

Figures from the Institute for Fiscal Studies confirmed per pupil spending in England has fallen by 8 per cent since 2010 – news that will come as no surprise to school business managers…

Managing risks from school transport

One of the greatest risks children face is daily travel to school. This can be by bus, car, cycling, or walking, but each poses unique hazards you’ll need to manage. The good news…

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Phonics: How we teach needs to change to fit with how children learn

There has been a welcome focus on the science of learning over the last ten years. But has how we teach evolved to take account this? Being a phonics specialist, I have spent a great…

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Eye training to help children with dyspraxia

Children with a coordination disorder can improve skills like throwing and catching with new training videos developed by the University of Exeter. Developmental Coordination Disorder (also known as dyspraxia) affects the learning and…

The Effects of GDPR on ID Card Printing Within the Education Sector

For many professionals working within the education sector, it doesn’t register how much data is freely given out to third parties, on the basis of trust. With the introduction of GDPR, it is…

Growing Holes in Head Teachers’ Budgets

(advertorial) Time constraints is one of the many problems faced by Teachers and support staff alike, due to the increasing pressures on them to raise standards of pupil achievement, but with limited funds…

Meet the avatar helping schools and academies safeguard children

Meet Sam; the education sector’s first ever ‘virtual’ safeguarding consultant, lending a cyber hand to busy school and academy leaders in meeting all the latest requirements to protect children and adults from abuse….

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Increasing the Employability of People with Autism

By Mrs Ania Hildrey, headteacher of Abbot’s Lea School – an outstanding school in Liverpool which provides the highest quality of specialist education for students aged 3-19 living with autism and a range…

What is Leadership?

‘The action of leading a group of people or an organisation, or the ability to do this’ Leadership ……….beyond this definition people become leaders or move into leadership for many different reasons and…

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