SSAT’s first ever student roundtable discussion, on deep social justice, held on 6 November, was a lively affair, with plenty of interaction over the students’ passionately held opinions, as they debated the key issues of social justice.
Get a flavour of what you will experience at the ICC Birmingham in just a few days’ time. With school workshops, student performances, panel discussions and plenary speakers, don’t miss your opportunity to join us as we come together as a network and fight to put social justice at the heart of the education system.
In advance of his SSAT National Conference workshop session focused on principled leadership, Dan explains how his work designing SSAT’s leadership programmes has helped develop teachers and leaders and supported their career progression.
We are delighted to announce that the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has agreed to support SSAT with scaling up the Embedding Formative Assessment programme in schools throughout England.
Assistant headteacher Senaka Galagedera describes the school’s methodical approach to the programme, and its benefits.
Nina Jackson, Associate Director, Independent Thinking, expresses the importance of creativity, curiosity and compassion in the classroom on mental wellbeing, which she will explore further at SSAT’s National Conference next month.
In advance of Anti-Bullying Week (11-15 November), Diana Whistance-Smith, SSAT, explores Anti-Bullying Alliance’s Change Starts With Us report released this week.
Stephen Tierney, CEO, Blessed Edward Bamber Catholic Multi Academy Trust, describes how their young people have been empowered to become masters of their own destiny.
“Closing the attainment gap requires dealing with inequalities outside school as well as those inside”
Lee Elliot Major OBE, Professor of Social Mobility, University of Exeter, highlights the peaks and pitfalls of social mobility in schools, gearing up to his presentation at SSAT’s National Conference next month.
In advance of his presentation at the SSAT National Conference next month, Martyn Reah, Deputy Head at Eggar’s School, explains the #teacher5aday philosophy implemented within his school.