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Tackling gender stereotypes in STEM

Tackling gender stereotypes in STEM

Persistent gender stereotypes when it comes to STEM can only be tackled by a whole-school approach to gender equality, says Clar…

Guide To: Effective middle leadership

Guide To: Effective middle leadership

SecEd's latest Guide To focuses on the skills and knowledge that teachers need to develop in order to become effective middle leaders and is available now for free download.

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Guide To: Effective middle leadership

Guide To: Effective middle leadership

SecEd's latest Guide To focuses on the skills and knowledge that teachers need to develop in order to become effective middle le…

16th Oct 2014
The foundations of effective teaching

The foundations of effective teaching

Resident teaching expert Matt Bromley continues his series of articles offering classroom management and pedagogy advice with a …

Matt Bromley,16th Oct 2014
Autism best practice and the new SEN Code of Practice

Autism best practice and the new SEN Code of Practice

As nominations open for this year’s Autism Professional Awards, Carol Povey outlines some of the key changes within recent SEN r…

16th Oct 2014
Case study: Outstanding SEN practice

Case study: Outstanding SEN practice

Finham Park is a Nasen Outstanding School thanks to its exceptional SEN practice. Here, staff offer their insights into their pr…

16th Oct 2014
Four into one: A middle leadership challenge

Four into one: A middle leadership challenge

Leading a new faculty bringing together four subjects areas was certainly a challenge for Louise Pleasance. She explains how she…

Teaching Leaders,16th Oct 2014
Mental health: You don’t have to be an expert

Mental health: You don’t have to be an expert

SecEd is supporting the Make Time in November mental health campaign. Here, we give some practical advice on using the campaign’…

16th Oct 2014
It's time to commit to a 'whole education'

It's time to commit to a 'whole education'

SecEd is a supporter of the Whole Education Network, which is hosting its 5th national conference next month. David Crossley ref…

16th Oct 2014

Behaviour in the classroom

Poor behaviour can hijack your teaching, especially in practical lessons such as science. Getting it right doesn’t have to be di…

16th Oct 2014
Overcoming BYOD risks

Overcoming BYOD risks

Schools that embrace BYOD must also mitigate the risks of this approach. Industry experts Peter Martini and Allan Bower offer fi…

16th Oct 2014
Make Time this November...

Make Time this November...

High numbers of students are missing out on education because of mental illness. SecEd is supporting a new campaign that is urgi…

9th Oct 2014

Latest News

School librarian of the year offers tips on engaging with SEN students

School librarian of the year offers tips on engaging with SEN students

The news that Liz Millett had won the School Librarian of the Year 2014 title spread like wildfire around Weatherfield Academy i…

Emma Lee-Potter,16th Oct 2014
The reasons behind East Asia’s educational success

The reasons behind East Asia’s educational success

A range of cultural and other factors has been identified that could explain the consistently high performance of students from …

16th Oct 2014

Anti-bullying film-making competition launches in Wales

Budding film-makers in schools across Wales are being offered the chance to have their ideas put into production as part of a na…

Moira Sharkey,16th Oct 2014
Students get creative to tackle prejudice and promote diversity

Students get creative to tackle prejudice and promote diversity

“What’s the problem?” A provocative and thought-provoking photograph has won the top prize in this year’s NASUWT Arts and Minds …

16th Oct 2014
Many secondary teachers facing stress and anxiety

Many secondary teachers facing stress and anxiety

A majority of secondary school teachers have reported suffering from stress and anxiety, while half say they have been hit by de…

SecEd Reporter,16th Oct 2014

Teacher shortage is an ‘untenable situation’

Scottish parents have told the education minister that a shortage of teachers and headteachers is affecting young people’s learn…

Sam Phipps,16th Oct 2014

Shared education project gets injection of £25m

An initiative that encourages secondary schools serving neighbouring Catholic and Protestant communities in Northern Ireland to …

Simon Doyle,16th Oct 2014
Plan for intervention powers is ‘intolerable’, warn heads

Plan for intervention powers is ‘intolerable’, warn heads

Angry school leaders reject prime minister’s plan to give regional commissioners far-reaching new powers to intervene in "failin…

Pete Henshaw,16th Oct 2014

At a glance headlines: October 16, 2014

Parental backing for a baccalaureate-style certificate to sum up academic and practical achievements, and a national conference …

16th Oct 2014
Ofsted reform ‘fails to tackle’ issues of quality

Ofsted reform ‘fails to tackle’ issues of quality

Proposed changes to the school inspection regime fail to deal with problems of quality assurance and reliability of judgements, …

Pete Henshaw,16th Oct 2014