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Showing true grit

Helen Jeys believes that building resilience and perseverance are as important for girls as ge...

Finding a common language

Sally Wells, managing director of Thomas Education, explains why psychometric assessments are ...

May edition of IET is out now!

The May issue of Independent Education Today magazine is now available to download from our we...

Trent College appoints new Head

Governors announce the appointment of Bill Penty as the next Head of Trent College from Septem...

New Head at Saint Martin's

Saint Martin'™s School announces the retirement of Jane Carwithen as Head and welcomes her rep...

Create the right learning environment

A new survey reveals that high-quality learning experiences require high-quality learning envi...

Oundle'™s sign language initiative

Each year, 15 pupils at Oundle School learn Sign Language as part of the School'™s Community A...

Queen's girls aim for enterprise double

Girls from The Queen's School are hoping to make it a Young Enterprise double after winning a ...

Enter the world of Twig

Engage and inspire your school's classes with Twig World'™s award-winning short films and lear...

Don't get lost in translation

EFL teachers are often undervalued, but they can play a vital role in the life of any independ...

Because it's worth it!

A good education costs more than ever and independent schools need to show that they offer val...

Crossing the gender divide

More girls need to be encouraged to study science subjects, says Helen Jeys, deputy headmistre...

Education Show opens in Birmingham

Rebecca Paddick arrives at the NEC in Birmingham with a plan to head straight to the new edtec...

A sign for change in UK schools?

National charity urges teachers to take fifteen minutes out of their day to teach pupils basic...

All about boarding

Independent Education Today editor Dave Higgitt talks to Simon Smith, housemaster and science ...

The importance of being dramatic

Independent Education Today editor Dave Higgitt talks to Jane Harris, head of drama at Taunton...

10 great sites and apps for schools

Holly Seddon (pictured) and Laura Celada from Quibly share 10 of the best and most popular app...

Don'™t tempt me!

Pupils preparing for exams should treat social media as a useful revision aid rather than a ti...

Heads: too busy to improve schools

The UK's headteachers are almost unanimous in saying they do not have enough time to implement...

Ladies Day at the Boys'™ Club

Tamara Pearson, Junior School deputy head at Burgess Hill School for Girls, on one of the down...

Now you’re talking

Does learning foreign languages matter anymore, now that the whole world wants to speak Englis...

Teachers needed for online lessons

Tute, a UK-based online social education platform, is looking to recruit more than 40 new teac...

The art of failure

Should we teach girls how to fail? Absolutely, argues Helen Jeys, deputy headmistress at Manch...

Loretto student strikes gold

A promising young judo star has proved he has ’ what it takes – by landing a gold medal in...

Happy Safer Internet Day

Today the Insafe and INHOPE networks are celebrating Safer Internet Day (SID) for the 11th yea...

Cashless students

Chris Lyons, Managing Director at Systopia, discusses the benefits of cashless payment for stu...

Hands-on engineering at Oundle

Swansea University's aerospace engineer Dr Ben Evans recently visited Oundle School as part of...

Edmodo breaks into new markets

The international rollout of premium Edmodo content was announced at BETT2014, connecting more...

Scholastic signs up for Education Show

Children's books™ publisher Scholastic announced as knowledge partner for the Education Show 2...

Prospectus tells a story

Personal values and a passion for teaching have inspired a headmaster to take a new approach t...

Saving life gets easier

The Royal Life Saving Society UK now offers a one-day Survive & Save Instructor course for tea...

School children learn forensics

Year 6 children from nine schools learned forensic techniques to help them solve a fictional m...

New supply staff quality control welcomed

The only independently audited quality standard for supply staff, Compliance+, was launched at...

Praise be!

Should girls be encouraged to celebrate their achievements openly? Deputy head at Manchester H...

A guide to the new computing curriculum

From using computers to understanding how they work, Rebecca Paddick explains all about this y...

Character counts

Julie Booth, head of SIMS Independent, on how schools can inspire children to improve their ch...

Managing change

Neil Mason, director of studies at Taunton School, describes his role -€“ and how it'€™s chang...

Don'™t flash the cash

A growing number of independent schools are realising the benefits that cashless payment syste...

Newton's lore

Independent Education Today editor Dave Higgitt meets Taunton School's charismatic headmaster ...

The ties that bind us

Whether your child loves it or hates it, school uniform can bring a sense of allegiance and be...