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
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.
David Lammy, recently re-elected Labour MP for Tottenham, is the Patron of SSAT’s campaign for deep social justice.
The panel discussion at the end of the conference’s first day examined the leadership needed to put social justice at the heart of education.
Tom Middlehurst, Director of the National Conference, reflects on some of the ideas, strategies and practical suggestions heard during the two days of the conference
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.
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.
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.