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Future Dreaming: Career Guidance in the Age of Digital Technologies

Digital technologies are an integral part of our everyday lives with important implications for career guidance. With use of generative AI now widespread, online tools provide new opportunities to personalise and extend the reach of career guidance activities, but also raise concerns, especially for students at-risk of being left behind. How do technologies help or […]

Neurodiversity in Education Week: A Call for Panelists and Interviewees

Neurodiversity in Education is in the process of organising a pivotal online event, Neurodiversity in Education Week, slated for the end of September. Our vision is to create a platform that highlights the significance of neurodiversity in the educational landscape, both in the classroom and within the broader workforce. To achieve a rich and varied […]

A conversation with Sir Martyn Oliver

Watch the conversation with Prof. Dame Alison Peacock and  Sir Martyn Oliver as part of Ofsted’s Big Listen campaign. Questions were submitted ahead of time by members. The event was for Members of the Chartered College of Teaching only.

Less can be more: Rethinking the use of time in schools

This research summary was produced as part of a project funded by The Comino Foundation.   Original research article Connolly V (2023) Less Can Be More: Rethinking The Use Of Time In Schools. The Buckingham Journal of Education 4(1): 73–92.   Introduction Policymakers and researchers have repeatedly disregarded teachers’ calls for increased non-contact time, or […]

Supporting non-specialist teachers: The importance of professional identity

This research review was produced as part of a project funded by The Comino Foundation.   In many countries including England, Australia and Germany, the secondary school curriculum has traditionally been carved up into subjects delineated by their knowledge, modes of inquiry and discursive practices. In turn, this has implications for the notion of ‘subject […]

Teachers as curriculum designers

This research review was produced as part of a project funded by The Comino Foundation.   In Europe, teachers are increasingly expected to take an active role in curriculum design (de Almeida and Viana, 2023), being variously positioned as curriculum developers at the macro, meso and micro-levels. The officially prescribed core or intended curriculum sits […]

The transition from primary to secondary school: Recommendations from research

This research review was produced as part of a project funded by The Comino Foundation.   The transition from primary to secondary school is often regarded as one of the most challenging periods in students’ educational careers (Zeedyk et al. 2003) and can be a particularly difficult and stressful period for some students (Kwarikunda et […]

Looking ahead to summer 2024’s exams and assessments

This is a webinar for school, college and exam centre leaders. Join Ofqual’s Chief Regulator Sir Ian Bauckham on 30 April, 12:15 – 13:00 to look ahead to this summer’s exams and assessments for GCSE, AS, A level and vocational and technical qualifications. He will talk about this summer’s grading approach, and what it will mean for […]

The Creative Classroom: Rethinking Teacher Education for Innovation

Unlock the power of creativity in education! Join our latest OECD webinar as we explore how countries are equipping educators to nurture student creativity and inspire innovative teaching methods. In celebration of World Creativity and Innovation Day on 21 April, discover a professional learning framework for teachers and leaders developed by the OECD’s Creativity and […]

No Child Left Behind: Tackling the School Absenteeism Crisi

COVID pandemic-induced school closures hindered learning for young people around the world. Yet even today, many students across the OECD have failed to return to the classroom. Two-thirds of schools in the US are facing chronic absenteeism. In England, absences are 50% higher than before the pandemic, with more than one in five secondary pupils […]

Maximizing Cognitive Science

Bradley Busch from InnerDrive will deliver a short presentation on the importance of cognitive science research for teaching and learning, before a panel reflects and discusses what has worked well in different settings, common misunderstandings and lessons learnt to avoid misapplications. Cat Scutt, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chartered College of Teaching Bradley Busch, Psychologist at […]

NEW! EEF Implementation Guidance Report

Nikki is excited to be able to share the NEW EEF Implementation Guidance Report, recommendations and resources within this session. She will discuss how to implement change in the most effective way so that it has the best possible chance of succeeding.  The latest research and recommendations will be shared and reflected upon. This session […]

What does it mean to be a ‘professional’ in teaching today?

This is an important topic in a fast-changing educational world that faces many challenges for teachers and students. It has its roots in the 19th century, when schoolteachers strove to achieve a professional status alongside doctors and lawyers, and attempts were made during the latter half of the last century to revive the idea. But […]

Advancing Gender Equality: The Crucial Role of Science and Technology

In recent decades, there has been a notable increase in the development of education policies that prioritise gender equality, spanning both during and post-education periods. The question of their effectiveness is subject to ongoing debate. Results from the 2022 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) confirm the persistence of gender disparities. For example, girls still […]

AI and Cheating in Education: How Can we Safeguard the Integrity of Exams?

Cheating in high school exams is an age-old problem, but new technologies have made it easier than ever resulting in huge issues for fairness and credibility. In today’s digitally connected and AI inclusive world, ensuring the integrity of exams is a major challenge. From plagiarism detection software to solutions leveraging facial recognition and eye-tracking technology, […]

Developing a whole-school approach to gender equity, and why it matters

Gender stereotypes harm everyone. They place us into binary boxes, impacting the way we develop, learn and view ourselves. Before a child is born, their biological sex has determined how society will define them. From the gender reveal parties and gender assigned toys and clothes, society is already making assumptions about a child’s characteristics. These […]

Angela Browne – Practical solutions for addressing improvements to student belonging in schools

Join Angie Browne, seasoned equity strategist and former headteacher, for an interactive workshop designed for teaching practitioners, pastoral staff, and school leaders. This session will focus on enhancing DEI IQ, providing insights into theories, concepts, and vocabulary essential for fostering inclusive conversations about identity. Learn practical strategies to create a school environment where every student […]

Supporting children’s language and literacy

Supporting children’s language and literacy learning environment in disadvantaged households in the United States: Challenges and opportunities Children’s early learning experiences set the stage for later language trajectories and school success. In this talk, Dr. Luo will present findings on children’s language and literacy experiences in families from U.S. low-income, language-minority backgrounds. Specifically, the talk […]

Three ways to strengthen school effectiveness with the Chartered College of Teaching

Join us for this webinar where we’ll be shining a spotlight on how schools can utilise Chartered College of Teaching membership to strengthen school effectiveness.  In this 45 minute session we’ll be joined by school leaders from primary and secondary settings, as well as colleagues from the Chartered College of Teaching who will be sharing […]

Effective leadership practices and teacher wellbeing: A review of international evidence

BENG HUAT SEE, STEPHEN GORARD, MARK LEDGER, KULWINDER MAUDE, NADA EL SOUFI, DURHAM UNIVERSITY CENTRE FOR EDUCATION, UK REBECCA MORRIS, DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION STUDIES, WARWICK UNIVERSITY, UK INTRODUCTION The most commonly cited reasons for teachers leaving the profession are excessive workload and poor working conditions (Long and Danechi, 2022). Teachers in England and across a […]