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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

Summer camps: a taste of boarding life

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

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...

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...

Teaching

Lanchester Library: a perfect example of getting it right

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

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

Braving Brexit: are you ready?

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

International

Introducing 'Brand Britain'

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

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...

Law, finance, HR

School's out for summer!

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

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...

Health & wellbeing

Working to reduce the stresses of school life

Though there is no panacea for the mental health crisis, much can and should be done, says Dr ...

Sustainability

Richard Cairns: Why I'm banning plastic at Brighton College

Brighton College's headmaster explains his recent decision to ban all single use plastic bottl...

School life

Why all Brighton College lower sixth pupils visit Auschwitz

In a time of political uncertainty, Headmaster Richard Cairns explains why he's keen for pupil...

Health & wellbeing

How Heathfield ensures pupils flourish at school and beyond

Headteacher Marina Gardiner Legge explains how pupils at Heathfield School, Ascot, are benefit...

Events

The benefits of meeting Head-to-Head

Would you host a conference at your school? Samantha Price, Headmistress at Benenden School, r...

School life

Preparing pupils for the road ahead

Sue Freestone, Principal at King's Ely, explains why school should be about awakening intellec...

Catering & hospitality

How strong leadership can inspire bold, positive change

Sponsored: Deborah Homshaw, Managing Director of Brookwood, the independent education division...

Sports & Leisure

What's the future of school sports?

Carol Chandler-Thompson, Head of Blackheath High School GDST, discusses alternative sports and...

Law, finance, HR

Calculating holiday pay for term-time only workers

VWV's Simon Bevan discusses holiday pay and the introduction of Working Times Regulations

Teaching

Leading from the middle, with the University of Buckingham

The institution's Ruth Corderoy looks at the importance of middle leaders in schools

Technology

Machine learning on the fly

Jonathan Whitley, Northern European Sales Director at WatchGuard, discusses machine learning

Law, finance, HR

Considering commercial contracts, with VWV

Ed Rimmell discusses the pitfalls and good practice that independent schools should consider i...

School life

The play's the thing

Hilary Moriarty reflects on why building a school theatre is always a good idea

International

Settling into new cultures

Stephen Spriggs, Managing Director of William Clarence Education, discusses the process of ope...

Teaching

Inspiring a generation of global learners online

Peter Monteath, Regional Director (Europe) at Cambridge Assessment International Education, d...

Technology

Automatic for the people

by Jonathan Whitley, Northern European Sales Director, WatchGuard

Technology

Who's been sleeping in your library?

SPONSORED: D-Tech International, looks at the concerns raised by students sleeping on campus a...

School life

Here come the Chislehurst girls

Karen Raven, Headmistress at Chislehurst, says that an all-girls education prepares young wome...

School life

Farlington pupils travel back in time to Tudor England

Sara Povey, Deputy Head of Farlington Prep School, details the girls' trip to Hooke Court in D...