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Covid-19 shines a light on 'searing inequality'

25 May 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the searing inequality in our education system. Dr Patrick Roach says that post-lockdown we need bold measures and a new deal for our young people and their ...

Teacher training: Keeping the pipeline open

9 April 2020

Initial teacher training providers and trainees are pulling out all the stops to make things work and to keep the teaching supply chain open, says Emma Hollis

A more ethical system for supply teachers

12 February 2020

Supply teachers are the backbone of our education system, yet are falling victim to the government’s race to the bottom on wages, says Chris Keates

A national plan for education

15 January 2020

It would not provide the quick-fix answer that politicians so love, but now is the time for a national, long-term plan for education, says Geoff Barton

An accident waiting to happen?

22 October 2019

Are we sleep-walking into privatisation? Are we as school leaders complicit? David Dixon fears the state system may collapse under the weight of its own complexity and bureaucracy

Age discrimination: Time to celebrate experience

11 June 2019

Age discrimination is a real threat for older teachers in schools according to evidence from the NASUWT, which is launching a new campaign to tackle the issue. Chris Keates explains

The great school holiday debate

5 December 2018

How would you restructure the school year to better support and improve teacher wellbeing and student learning? Gerry Mallaghan proposes a shorter summer break and longer half-terms...

Diary of a Headteacher: On our way back

5 December 2018

The transformation of our headteacher diarist’s school continues. There is a long way to go, but the progress being made, step by step, is palpable

There may be trouble ahead...

26 September 2018

From Ofsted to the Spending Review – former schools minister David Laws gives SecEd the inside track on the six challenges facing the education secretary in the year ahead...

A plea to Damian Hinds...

12 September 2018

As another year gets underway, what big decisions face schools and what challenges face the education secretary? Sir Mike Griffiths outlines what he sees as the key challenges

Diary of an NQT: All change...

3 January 2018

Our NQT diarist has lost some of the classes with which he had been making good progress, and has been given a new challenging history group...

NQT Special: Your rights and entitlements as an NQT

29 November 2017

Welcome to SecEd’s NQT special edition. The next eight pages offer a range of advice for NQTs as they approach the end of their first term. To begin, Chris Keates looks at the entitlements and ...

Dangerous ideas in the White Paper

4 May 2016

Total academisation is not the only deeply controversial policy within the new White Paper. The replacement of qualified teacher status is an equally dangerous idea, warns Chris Keates

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