SSAT Leadership Legacy Fellow, Saba Syed-Marikar, throughout this think piece unpicks what motivates our students to progress and succeed, and whether choosing to study BTEC or A-level plays a part in this.
Education plays a crucial part in our society to achieve equity, not just equality, as well as social cohesion. After the death of George Floyd, Charlotte Nicholas, SSAT Leadership Legacy Fellow, focused her think piece around what, as an individual teacher – and school, could be done in order to achieve social justice through education.
Explaining the science behind teaching and revision, sharing several strategies, and demonstrating how to use these in context, SSAT Leadership Legacy Fellow, Hamda Sheikh, writes how revision for students can be transformed.
Georgina Wood, SSAT Leadership Legacy Fellow, writes in her think piece about the significance of developing two key areas within her school: form time and wellbeing. The focus of her research, coupled with the ‘pause’ the pandemic caused, lead to developing new strategies with measurable impact.
In his Think Piece, Tim Chow shares his school’s initial progress with improving inclusion and equality for all stakeholders in the wake of the Black Lives Matters protests in the market town of Ashbourne in the Derbyshire Dales.
Rachael Garvin, KS5 English Lead and SSAT Leadership Legacy Fellow writes in her Think Piece about how Central Foundation School is creating a culturally responsive curriculum. Rachel shares a series of “recovery lessons” which have provided students with the space to process the dramatic events of May 2020.
Angelina Idun, Director at SSAT, considers how events over the last 12 months have influenced race equality work in our schools, and how we continue to drive this crucial work forward.
Sylvia King, Senior Education Lead at SSAT, reflects on the confirmation made by the DfE regarding the Early Careers Framework, and what you need to consider this term.
In this think piece, Michael Waites, teacher/ASC lead at Catcote Academy and SSAT Leadership Legacy Fellow, shares a student’s journey following his diagnosis with autism spectrum disorder
Angelina Idun, Director at SSAT, reflects on the first event in our Summer Series: What now for learners? An opportunity for leaders across the network to come together, take a step back, and look to the future.