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Staffing in Schools: Teacher numbers are rising in the UK and statistics don't lie. Dig a little deeper though and start to correlate this rise in staff numbers with the overall increase of pupils numbers and it's easier to appreciate that the supply of teachers is...
A number MPs have resigned from their parties to join the newly formed Independent Group. Initially formed by 7 Labour MPs the political party has now been joined by conservative MPs. This mixed heritage has led to several questions, the most pressing of which is:...
This was the main finding of a PhD thesis entitled ‘Enhancing positive relationships for effective leadership in Maltese schools,’ undertaken by David Debono for which he was recently awarded a PhD by the University of Sheffield. He coins a lovely phrase of...
The IFS sets out a series of choices facing the chancellor as Brexit fog complicates the future state of the public finances. Many British public services risk ongoing real-terms cuts for years to come according to the IFS. Departments excluding health, defence and...
However, moral guidance is more than just an expectation of teachers. Legally, the school curriculum has to promote moral development in children, as per the Education Act 2002.
How To Solve Fake News: What should be done about the quality of journalism around the World? It's a tricky subject. We most certainly rely on the quality of information coming to us. It makes sure that we can hold Governments to account, and that we have accurate...
leadership in education encompasses almost every process that makes a school successful.
Understanding what style is required for each situation is one pathway to success as a leader.
Here’s an insight into the true scale of technology progression over the past 25 years
One reason to create a vision is to establish a shared understanding of a single goal; if a school encounters a problem, loses direction, or performance starts to drop, then the vision can be returned to in order to restore belief in improvement and achievement.
There’s no shortage of things that education leaders need to consider, from the challenges of the future
Mental health support for children and adolescents is increasing, with schools set to play a more involved and critical role in the ongoing goals of mental health awareness, and the intervention and treatment of mental illness at an early age.
Many of the future strategies for improved mental health in schools rely on aspects of the whole school approach and bringing all stakeholders on board to improve every aspect of mental health. It’s largely down to educational leaders, teachers, staff, parents, and the wider community to keep taking steps towards creating a positive future for mental health awareness and support in schools.
New government proposals will see a much larger change to school curriculum in the coming years with the proposed introduction of compulsory mental health education.
Leadership style can have a profound effect on mental health in schools by giving leaders