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Why Effective Leaders Use Coaching

Why Effective Leaders Use Coaching

The role of a coach is to provide support in achieving a certain set of goals or a larger vision. The term ‘coach’, in relation to providing instruction, has been used since the mid-1800s, but today has garnered a much broader definition than just the provision of...
There’s a Place For Independent Schools

There’s a Place For Independent Schools

Independent Education in the UK: Contrary to opinion pieces in papers such as the Guardian suggesting that Independent Schools are motors of unfairness, the quality of Independent education should be encouraged and spread, not criticised and reduced. Here’s a...
The Importance of Pastoral Care in Schools

The Importance of Pastoral Care in Schools

The teaching profession involves so much more than just standing up in front of a class and teaching students about a specific topic. Teachers, and all staff in schools, have a much larger responsibility to nurture the development of students. Great schools establish...
Educating the World’s Poorest Women

Educating the World’s Poorest Women

Poverty is one of the biggest determiners of quality of education and access to formal education across the world. Many research studies have found that household income can have a drastic impact on all areas of education, including behavioural, cognitive, and social...
10 Inspirational Men in Education.

10 Inspirational Men in Education.

Education around the globe is changing, and many men are at the forefront of the revolution. Take a look at these 10 men in education that provide inspiration for budding education leaders of the future:   Anant Agarwal A pioneer of educational development, Anant...
10 Inspirational Women in Education.

10 Inspirational Women in Education.

All over the world, female education leaders, advocates, and representatives are making strides to improve education. Here are 10 inspirational women who are changing education in some outstanding ways:   Audrey Azoulay Audrey Azoulay is the 11th Director-General...
Amazing Education Technology – Top Examples!

Amazing Education Technology – Top Examples!

All around the world, technology companies, innovators, and entrepreneurs are designing new education tech to transform learning potential. Take a look at these five amazing examples of education tech that could transform learning and teaching in UK classrooms:  ...
Democracy Is Hard Won and Easily Lost

Democracy Is Hard Won and Easily Lost

Democracy is a word that holds a lot of weight. Countries throughout history have fought for democracy, been transformed by democracy, and struggled to hang on to the fragile balance between freedom and control. Yet, in the UK, we have grown accustomed to living in a...
Lessons from Successful Educational Leaders

Lessons from Successful Educational Leaders

Lessons from Successful Educational Leaders – The success of an educational leader can determine the success of an entire school; from the way that it operates to the potential of its students. Without strong leadership, no institution could survive, but what...
Robotics in Education and Learning: 5 Key Trends

Robotics in Education and Learning: 5 Key Trends

Robotics in Education and Learning: 5 Key Trends – Robots invading classrooms still seems like something pulled from the pages of a science fiction novel. In many past imaginings of the future, robots were a prominent part of life and education. In the 1960s...
How Important Is It to Teach Coding in School?

How Important Is It to Teach Coding in School?

How important is it to teach coding in school? The time has come where it’s no longer possible to ignore the role that technology is going to play in our future. You only have to look at how advanced your phone is, what your computer can do, or the gadgets available...
How Communication Has Evolved

How Communication Has Evolved

The value of communication at every level is astronomical. It’s through communication that civilisations were built, societies have been able to thrive, and democracy flourish. The value of good communication today is improved productivity, better relationships, and...
The Importance of Aspiration

The Importance of Aspiration

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, aspiration is an ambition or hope of achieving something, or the action of drawing breath. While the importance of the latter is self-evident for continued survival, the importance of the former is slightly more difficult to...
Understanding Emotional Intelligence

Understanding Emotional Intelligence

Understanding Emotional Intelligence – The growing prominence of the term ‘emotional intelligence’ means that by now most people have heard of it. However, acknowledging the existence of emotional intelligence and understanding what it really means and why it’s...
Education Funding: It’s Time to Invest More

Education Funding: It’s Time to Invest More

Education Funding: Instead of the government providing schools with new opportunities, advanced technology, and a modern infrastructure, schools today face staff shortages, budget cuts, and outdated facilities. Just how long do schools have to cope with inadequate...
Foreign Languages In UK Schools and Their Relevance

Foreign Languages In UK Schools and Their Relevance

Once upon a time, many students in the UK had to learn Latin. In 2013, just 367 students from state schools took an A-level in Latin. This same tragedy looks set to befall modern languages taught in UK schools today. Every year the world changes a little more, and the...
How to Introduce Social Learning and Engagement

How to Introduce Social Learning and Engagement

Introducing Social Learning Introducing social learning and engagement can be an enormous undertaking. Social learning is the theory that we learn behaviours from other people by observing them, imitating their actions, and then modelling our own actions on their...

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