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Awarding qualifications in summer 2021: Urgent action required

This viewpoint on Ofqual’s proposals regarding summer examinations in 2021 is written by Dr Mick…

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We must recognise the significant disruption students have faced

This viewpoint on Ofqual’s proposals regarding summer examinations in 2021 is written by Shirley Clarke,…

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Responding to the Ofqual consultation on awarding grades?

Back in October last year, I wrote for Schools Week about the complexity of the…

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Summer exams: Clearing the path of uncertainty

This viewpoint on Ofqual’s proposals regarding summer examinations in 2021 is written by Michael Chiles,…

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Drama is needed in schools now more than ever

After the period of lockdown away from their friends and social support networks, getting back…

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Boredom Benefits - Encouraging learners to be bored

In the beginning of January 2020, Time Magazine published an article about the benefits of…

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What are teachers doing to take care of themselves? TeachTogether

TeachTogether is a free service from the Chartered College of Teaching and The Behavioural Insights…

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Supporting staff wellbeing

Wellbeing, in a nutshell, is the point of balance between the pressures and stresses of…

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Why Black Lives Matter in education, and beyond

As my stomach turns at the loss of yet another life due to skin colour,…

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Keeping children engaged in writing during school closures

United Learning teachers and English Advisors (Karen Tulloch and Jen Reynolds) have been developing writing…

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What resources do teachers recommend? TeachTogether responses

TeachTogether is a free service from the Chartered College of Teaching and The Behavioural Insights…

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Spelling – overtaut?

At the time of writing this, most British school children have missed six weeks of…