The use of randomised control trials will help free schools from the excesses of government prescription, according to Bad Science writer Ben Goldacre. It’s a good idea - but there are some challenges to overcome, says David Leat
Proposals for a Royal College of Teaching have been given a mixed reception. Elizabeth Holmes argues that schools can benefit from external developments designed to take the profession forwards, but there remains a need for schools and their staff to build their own great practice
Staff at Newstead Wood School have co-constructed a SEAL programme, focusing on peer learning. Arlette Meader describes how the initiative is helping students to develop the skills to face academic and emotional challenges
Schools are creating CPD opportunities that highlight key points found in Teachers’ Standards 5 and 6. Ann Bridgland shows how they are improving teaching and learning as well as focusing on career development
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