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People, policy, politics

Take gender pay gap reporting with a pinch of salt

Charlotte Avery, Headmistress at St Mary's School, Cambridge, tackles the gender pay gap and w...

Technology

The pros and cons of technology in the classroom

Mike Seaton, Headmaster at Huddersfield Grammar School, looks at how the school embraces techn...

Events

The classroom of the future

Simon Balderson, Assistant Head (Digital Strategy) at Wells Cathedral School, looks at the pow...

Teaching

Why do some children succeed and others do not?

Andrew Cook, Headmaster at King's House School, explores why some young people succeed and oth...

Teaching

Well, what do you know?

Does everything have a right and wrong answer? Hilary Moriarty looks at the subjects which can...

Law, finance, HR

A showcase of all that could be lost

Andrea Angus, Rector at St Columba's School, addresses the news that some independent schools ...

International

3 pieces of advice on expanding your school's brand overseas

Ian Stewart Jones, Vice President of GEMS Education, Abu Dhabi Schools, offers his tips for su...

Sports & Leisure

Do we have to go back to school?

Lynne Horner, Principal at Westholme School, explains why school trips don't need to be expens...

School life

Unleash learning outside the classroom with a school trip

Liz Laybourn, Head of Burgess Hill Girls, says a cultural and personal challenge is an opportu...

Health & wellbeing

Boarding schools can benefit girls by building resilience

Can boarding schools play a role in developing mental toughness? Marina Gardiner Legge, Headte...

Teaching

Addressing the languages deficit

The study of Modern Foreign Languages should be valued in the same way as STEM subjects, insis...

Technology

Empower departments to manage their own access control

Access control solution is essential for all organisations, especially those based over multip...

Sports & Leisure

From O-Levels to a Road2Rio

John Willis, Founder and CEO of Power2Inspire, explains why he challenged himself to participa...

School life

The transformational benefits of partnerships

'I love to hear stories of unsung heroes who give up their time to help any who would benefit,...

Catering & hospitality

Build it and they will come

Sponsored: How robust is your catering budget plan? Sue Parfett looks ahead to the new financi...

Law, finance, HR

What should schools do about the new data protection laws?

Andrew Gallie highlights how schools can be prepared for the new GDPR which will be introduced...

Teaching

The important role of a school library

Ahead of World Book Day on 1st March, Julie Littler, Librarian at Abbey Gate College, discusse...

Technology

7 common themes we regularly see in school website audits

Sponsored: Angelo Otterbein, Chief Innovation Officer at Finalsite, reveals his top tips for e...

Health & wellbeing

How should we address mental health issues in schools?

Sponsored: 'Teaching children to be resilient is only the start,' says Tim Wilbur, as he outli...

Sports & Leisure

A small but perfectly formed facility

SPONSORED: Absolute Performance explains how they transformed Ampleforth College's strength an...

Sports & Leisure

Why school trips are a source of inspirational learning

Ben Evans, Headmaster at Edge Grove Prep School, explains why school trips should be about eng...

School life

Principal at Dame Allan's Schools inspired by Stormzy

Dr John Hind, Principal at Dame Allan's Schools, explains the importance of trying something n...

Teaching

Combined Studies at Abbey College: Alternative to A-levels

Liz Elam, Principal at Abbey College Manchester, discusses the new Combined Studies Programme ...

School life

Akeley Wood Junior School: Creating a child-centric culture

Headteacher, Clare Page, is committed to providing a community which nurtures individual self-...

Sports & Leisure

The future of sport

Neil Rollings explains why the future of school sport will have to be different from the past

Teaching

King's Ely: Putting languages at the core

Stop treating learning languages as an 'intellectual pursuit' rather than the acquisition of ...

Teaching

How can we encourage creativity in the classroom?

Deborah Fisher - Head of SIMS Independent, Capita - has some pertinent suggestions to share

Teaching

The real thing: authenticity in the classroom and beyond

By Hilary Moriarty, an independent advisor for schools, and former Head and former National Di...

Sports & Leisure

Steiner Waldorf Schools on the importance of child's play

Kevin Avison, Executive Officer at Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship, explains why schools sh...

School life

Common courtesy isn't a rarity at Cumnor House

Daniel Cummings, Headmaster of Cumnor House School for Boys, explains why good manners are ess...

Facilities & buildings

The advantages of heating and cooling from the same system

SPONSORED: By Roberto Mallozzi, MD, Gree UK, the British face of Gree, the world's largest air...

International

Let's stick together, says Gabbitas' Chief Operating Officer

John Hutchison discusses the importance of partnerships in the UK and around the world

Catering & hospitality

It's a bug's life: Pestaurant opens up a world of flavour

Berwyn Evans, UK Product Manager at Rentokil Pest Control, explains why pupils need to learn ...

School life

'Women of Will' inspires Wimbledon High School

A year on from launching 'Women of Will', a project which uses Shakespeare to inspire pupils, ...

Law, finance, HR

New year, new job? How to land an exciting teaching role

SPONSORED: Lee Biggins, Founder and Managing Director of CV-Library, gives his top tips on how...

International

What can independent schools do to stay strong in 2018?

John Hutchison, Chief Operating Officer at Gabbitas Education, offers some suggestions

Law, finance, HR

It's time to get serious, says VWV's Andrew Wherrett

The firm's Senior Associate looks at the duty to report serious incidents to the Charity Commi...

People, policy, politics

A fresh start at Christ College, Brecon

New headteacher, Gareth Pearson, reveals his vision and why he is keen to develop the school's...

Teaching

How can library technology solutions save your school money?

SPONSORED: James Breakell, UK MD of D-Tech International looks at ways library technology can ...

School life

Deciding the right career choice after education

Students can make the transition between university and their professional life much smoother ...