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.
SSAT’s Leadership Legacy Project has been a core part of our membership offer for several years now. It is designed to support teachers who are in the early stages of their career and showing clear leadership potential. As schools start
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Evidence-informed practice is now a common phrase used across schools in the UK. Teachers and school leaders are actively seeking out research to identify the ‘best bets’ to implement in the classroom.
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.
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.
The selection process is underway for the next HMCI to replace Amanda Spielman at Ofsted from next January. Here is an open letter to the applicants.
Many schools in the network feel that transition into year 7 has become a bigger issue in recent years.
The Embedding Formative Assessment programme is a priority at The Hayling College – for classroom practice, CPD, staff wellbeing and autonomy, and reducing workload…