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#TalkTuesday – Instagram as a wellbeing tool for schools

Kiran Malik, social media manager at Falinge Park High School in Rochdale has recently graduated from SSAT’s Leadership Legacy Project. In this blog piece Kiran and her colleague Fozia Najib, mental health lead, write about the focus of Kiran’s Think Piece on how Instagram is being used as a wellbeing tool at the school.

SSAT on SEND and employability

It’s not right that so few young people with SEND are able to gain employment – especially as those that do, often become valuable employees, as well as gaining fulfilment.

Michigan State University Office of K-12 Outreach – Parenting and Online Teaching Guides

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s been important to us at SSAT to maintain contact with member schools in all countries. The K-12 Outreach team at Michigan State University have been SSAT members for many years enabling many teachers and leaders from across the state to be active participants in conferences, study visits and exchange of ideas and experiences with others in our global network. Director of K-12 Outreach Dr Bryan Beverly has recently shared this with us.

Politicians must recognise teachers’ value

Especially in relation to the disadvantaged, and specifically in using education of adults as well as children to counter racism, says SSAT chief executive Sue Williamson. And that is why we are proud to be awarding the Race Charter Mark.

I shall, I will, I can

Leadership legacy fellow Heidi Loveland, Business and Economics Teacher and Whole School Lead of Initial Teacher Training at Haydon School tells us about different aspects of her  experience being involved in SSAT’s Leadership Legacy Project and what she gained from participating.

Transition: A journey not an event

As this year’s round of open day and evening events begin, SSAT’s Head of Primary Networks Laura Burton reviews some of the research and literature on transition and talks to the transition team at Eltham Hill School about the transition journey for students at their school.