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We have a package of three Crown House Publishing titles to give away to one lucky reader, which promise to help school leaders navigate their way through the profession more successfully. The titles are:
Ian Gilbert’s There is Another Way: The second big book of independent thinking shares inspirational ideas from a number of contributors intended to inspire educators to do what they know is right – regardless of the pressures from above.
A new book edited by the former Chief Executive of the National Apprenticeship Service, and University of Winchester Visiting Professor, David Way is to provide crucial insight from business and education leaders about the state of apprenticeships and what more needs to be done to ensure their long-term success.
New research reveals over half of 15-17 year olds think school work must come before everything else, yet business leaders advocate a more rounded approach to preparing for the workplace
Concern for pupils’ mental health has risen by 13% among school leaders over the past year, according to findings released today by The Key, the organisation providing leadership and management support to schools.
Eight in 10 (80%) headteachers and other school leaders surveyed by The Key this year are worried about their pupils’ mental health, an increase on two-thirds (67%) of those surveyed in 2015.
THE importance of self-assessment and improvement planning at the heart of FE success is recognised in the latest Ofsted college reports, says quality assurance specialists MESMA.
College reports published by the education standards’ watchdog for February to April 2016 reveal almost three quarters (71%) of colleges that achieved a ‘Good’ grade were shown to have good self-assessment and improvement planning in place.
This reflected inclusive practices and improvement plans that led to demonstrably improved provision for learners, says MESMA.
Primary school leaders should ‘look to the positives’ following controversial government academies announcement As the dust settles on the recent government academies announcement a leading educational resource and training provider has urged head teachers to ‘take stock and seek advice’ before pushing ahead with ‘monumental changes’. The Focus Education-led call to action comes as many school leaders and unions voice concerns about a lack of allocated funding to facilitate the transition, as well as fears about private-sector involvement in the new structure.
Grofar have launched a new software solution for schools, an integrated set of tools that enables Careers Leaders to improve the service offered to students, save time and meet statutory guidance more easily as well as helping them to achieve the recommendations set out in the Gatsby report.
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