5 ways heads can get the most from governing boards

College governance: boards must be innovative
Working with governors is something most headteachers have to learn on the job – which can be tricky. However, there are some good ground rules to make it a smooth relationship for all, says Kausor Amin-Ali
Kausor Amin-Ali 18 Nov 2021

iQTS pilot to begin next September

Initial teacher training: iQTS pilot to begin next September
Government wants five ITT providers to take part in pilot of the international qualified teacher status qualification
Dan Worth 15 Nov 2021

Wellbeing Around the World: Acting with PAWsitivity

Boy and dog in a toy car
When lockdown forced Malaysian teachers to work remotely, one school in Kuala Lumpur took every step to keep up staff morale - including a 'feel-good news room' with a rather memorable name
Rami Madani 10 Nov 2021

Do longer school days work? Lessons from history

Covid catch-up: Would longer school days work?
Nadhim Zahawi's call for longer school days to boost learning sounds like a logical premise - but does it really work? Examples from history suggest it's not as simple as it sounds...
Dan Worth 2 Nov 2021

My Best Teacher podcast: Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen
We turn the clock back to the 1950s to find out all about the school experiences of writer Michael Rosen – and it's as compelling as you'd imagine
Dan Worth 29 Oct 2021

How to use surveys to focus staff development plans

Staff surveys can be key to help uncover what CPD will really have an impact
Staff surveys can be great for uncovering what teachers really want - but you need to ensure they ask the right questions and the insights are properly understood. Here's how you can do just that
Chris Lindop 22 Oct 2021