Beyond Manifestos – new pamphlet from SSAT

With a general election on the horizon, the major political parties are starting to set out their vision for the future of education. SSAT has a proud history of championing the voices of school leaders and working collaboratively with academics and thought leaders to produce fresh thinking.

SSAT secures DfE and Education Endowment Foundation funding to raise student achievement with significantly subsidised places on the Embedding Formative Assessment (EFA) programme

The Schools, Students and Teachers Network (SSAT) is proud to announce that it has successfully secured a third year of funding from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) through the Department for Education’s (DfE) Accelerator Fund. Significantly subsidised places are available for 150 state funded schools with a secondary phase in England.

Advice for new teachers

Starting your first teaching job in September? Some advice from those who have been there. As we near the end of this term, those teachers preparing to take up their first posts in September will be looking ahead. I think
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Embedding Formative Assessment programme updated

The embedding formative assessment programme was created following over ten years of research by Dylan Wiliam and Siobhan Leahy. All elements of the programme underwent rapid prototype testing, from the size of teacher learning community groups, the time between workshops and the structure of the sessions. The structure of the session alone is on its approximately thirteenth iteration.

Curriculum planning – where next?

Over the last few years, most schools have revisited their approach to curriculum planning. Rightly or wrongly, the publication of the latest Ofsted framework, particularly one with a very specific focus, tends to redirect people’s energies.

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