I am aware from conversations with schools that government guidance is being interpreted in a variety of ways as at times the guidance appears to be contradictory particularly in terms of social distancing and self-isolation of those with significant underlying health conditions.
Sylvia King, Senior Education Lead at SSAT, provides key points and helpful tips and resources for teachers to keep education going for their students while schools are closed Teaching is a profession built on relationships and communication, both of which
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SSAT welcomes the government’s decision to close schools from Friday evening. We know that schools have struggled to maintain classes due to staff shortages through illness and self isolation. This has caused considerable stress and strain to school leaders, staff,
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In these challenging times, SSAT would have liked to have seen more decisive action from the government.
Dr Efrat Furst from Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and formerly Harvard University, delves into the implications of what we know about cognitive science, what happens when we learn; and highlights practical solutions for the classroom in her presentation at the SSAT National Conference in December 2019
To celebrate #IWD2020 we spoke to four colleagues asking them questions about this year’s theme, #EachforEqual, an opportunity to celebrate women’s achievements while calling for greater equality.
In the second and final part of this series, Alacoque Marvin, former teacher and now member of Wrigleys Solicitors’ education team, considers how to avoid (or at least be prepared for) a SEND tribunal disability discrimination claim.
Exploring what experiences young people should have during their time at school, and particularly what the curriculum should focus on to achieve social justice, this panel discussion at the SSAT National Conference 2019 was chaired by John Dickens, editor of Schools Week.
By embodying the values of social activists – applying our values day by day, says Carmel McConnell MBE, the creator of Magic Breakfast.
In the first article in this two-part series, Alacoque Marvin, former teacher and now member of Wrigleys Solicitors’ education team, considers how to avoid (or at least be prepared for) a SEND tribunal disability discrimination claim.