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Teaching

How to avoid learning the hard way

A Leavers' Mental Health Forum at Brighton College aims to ease the transition between school ...

Health & wellbeing

The winner takes it all

When it comes to self-esteem, says Dean Close School's Justin Slade, staff largely define the ...

Teaching

Time to actively engage parents in PSHE development

Roger Outwin-Flinders, Headmaster at Brooke Priory School, says an outstanding education shoul...

Sports & Leisure

Levelling the playing field

Rob Rawlinson, Head of Sport at Queen Ethelburga's, talks us through the school's impressive s...

Technology

Are your library facilities letting your university down?

SPONSORED: D-Tech International, looks at the impact library facilities have on a student's ch...

School life

Querying views of further education in independent schools

Quest Professional's Claire Granados challenges the misconception that it is a failure if a st...

Law, finance, HR

How to avoid getting stung by rising energy prices

Sponsored: Independent schools face twin trouble: energy cost rises and market turbulence. By ...

Technology

Embedding edtech in your teaching practice

Nigel Smith, MD of Courses and Learning at FutureLearn, explains how teachers can bring online...

School life

Making a sea change in fundraising

Gareth Jones, Headmaster at St Andrew's Prep in Eastbourne, took to the water for a unique cha...

People, policy, politics

Helping your school corner the marketing

Mandy Ley-Morgan, Director of Marketing & Communications, Clifton College, explains how you c...

School life

21st-century boarding: a key educational experience

By Peter T. Howe, Principal, UWC Atlantic College

School life

Teachers: do you praise them like you should?

Ahead of the new academic year, Hilary Moriarty reflects on how schools praise their pupils an...

Sports & Leisure

Share in the community: widening use of sports facilities

Gary Johnson, director at LK2, which specialises in sports and leisure development and archite...

People, policy, politics

Rugby School withdraws from exam league tables

"Our aims for the education of the children in our care go much wider," explains Hea...

Events

Dare to dream

Helen Jeys, Head at Alderley Edge, discusses her visit to the Global Conference for Girls in E...

Technology

Integrating virtual reality into the curriculum

Sponsored: A HumanEyes case study, by Dr Jordan Tsigarides

Law, finance, HR

When does sleeping count as work?

Recent case law found that many staff to be present on site (even if asleep) were entitled to ...

Health & wellbeing

Teaching consent in the #MeToo age

With guidance for relationships and sex education in schools to be consulted on by Govt, how d...

Teaching

Practising what you teach at the University of Sheffield

Teaching

Work a while in their shoes

Beech Hall School headmaster, James Allen, has sat the 2018 GCSE Maths and English Language ex...

Law, finance, HR

GDPR: what's new?

By Mike Kirby, Principal of Ashbourne College and Chair of Public Relations at CIFE and Chris ...

School life

The impact of school uniforms on mental health

A growing body of research suggests school uniform has a positive impact on pupils' wellbeing....

International

An international welcome from CIFE colleges

Lord Lexden, President of CIFE, discusses how international students benefit from a CIFE educa...

School life

Summer camps: a taste of boarding life

Marina Gardiner Legge, Headmistress at Heathfield School, explains why her school opens during...

Teaching

Does the tide of expectation fuel summer tutoring pressure?

David EJJ Lloyd, headmaster of Solihull School, fears the advent of September entrance exams s...

Teaching

Getting education down to a fine art

How are independent schools driving innovation in education? Farlington School's Prep Head, Fr...

School life

Many heads make bright networking

Hilary Moriarty reflects on her first conference as a headteacher and how she learnt about the...

International

Event review: Global Conference for Girls in Education

Helen Jeys, Headmistress at Alderley Edge School for Girls, discusses her experience at Global...

Sustainability

The sustainability of sports lighting

Sponsored: Harry Riste, Co-Founder of GrassRoots Power CIC, looks at the new approaches to mak...

Law, finance, HR

Braving Brexit: are you ready?

Sponsored: Naomi Goldshtein, Manager and Solicitor at Fragomen, discusses what independent sch...

Teaching

Lanchester Library: a perfect example of getting it right

SPONSORED: James Breakell, UK MD of D-Tech International, discusses the company's installation...

International

Introducing 'Brand Britain'

Sponsored: Tim Wilbur looks at how UK independent schools can work with international markets

Facilities & buildings

Planning the installation of a new AC system

Sponsored: Roberto Mallozzi, MD at Gree UK, the world's largest air conditioning manufacturer...

Law, finance, HR

School's out for summer!

Sponsored: Deborah Homshaw, MD of Brookwood, the independent education division of CH&CO, look...

Law, finance, HR

An update to Keeping Children Safe in Education

Sponsored: VWV's Tabitha Cave discusses how schools should respond to the changes in the lates...

International

What makes a qualification 'international'?

Sponsored: Peter Monteath explains how Cambridge International gives schools the confidence to...

Teaching

How to find and recruit the best teachers

Sponsored: Rhys Howells looks at what schools can do to make sure the best candidates apply fo...

Technology

Education through the lens of VR

By Richard Henderson, Director of Global Education Solutions, Lenovo

Technology

Navigating the vendor line-up to find the right tech partner

Jonathan Whitley, Northern European Sales Director at WatchGuard, explores one of the most imp...

School life

Challenging notions of what follows independent schooling

Claire Granados, Principal at Quest Professional, on improving schools' careers advice and the...