PODCASTS

What should be done about off-rolling?

Tes - The education podcast

'Textbooks don't need batteries'

laptop and textbook in library

Publishers Pearson have announced a move to digital-only textbooks. But what will the implications be, beyond the loss of 'cover your textbook' start-of-term homework?

Kester Brewin
17 Jul 2019

Parkfield: LGBT 'not the place' for school autonomy

LGBT

Schools are being left vulnerable to protests by DfE's lack of clarity over LGBT teaching, say leaders of the multi-academy trust tht runs Birmingham primary at heart of LGBT row

Dave Speck and Martin George
16 Jul 2019

Space: a perfect way to inspire Stem study (sponsored)

There is a huge range of careers open to children in the space industry

Dr Anna Horleston, a planetary seismologist on Nasa’s Mars InSight mission, explains how teachers can inspire children to think about a career in the space sector without having to become an astronaut

Anna Horleston
15 Jul 2019

New chief executive for IfATE revealed

Jennifer Coupland will be the next chief executive of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Jennifer Coupland will replace Sir Gerry Berragan in November as chief executive of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Julia Belgutay
15 Jul 2019

Book review: Imperfect Leadership

Imperfect Leadership

Being asked to review Steve Munby's book is a bit like being asked to critique a favourite uncle. It's with relief that our reviewer deems it a future leadership bible

Sir Steve Lancashire
14 Jul 2019

Invoking the untrainable Ofsted dragon

school library

New children's laureate Cressida Cowell has talked about the importance of school libraries. But beware the dangers of bringing libraries under Ofsted's remit

Bernard Trafford
13 Jul 2019

When your personality is the wrong fit

ducks in pigeon holes

Jo Brighouse was told she didn't get a job because her personality was the wrong fit. That's fine for a teacher, but what if a pupil doesn't fit in a school?

Jo Brighouse
12 Jul 2019