Amanda Spielman debunks inspection myths and advocates for professional judgements in the interest of students during her main stage presentation at the SSAT National Conference 2018.
A major theme of SSAT’s 2018 National Conference was capital: after social and cultural capital, covered previously, David Priestley, executive headteacher, Greenfield Community College reflected on creative capital
A major theme of SSAT’s 2018 National Conference was capital, discussed here by two school leaders: Andrew Morrish of Victoria Academies on social capital; and Caroline Derbyshire of Saffron Academy Trust on cultural capital
A number of year 10 students attended SSAT’s National Conference at ICC, Birmingham in December. Here are some of the evaluations from students at Sir Christopher Hatton Academy, collated by their teacher Laura Murphy
Rt Hon David Lammy, former barrister and now MP for Tottenham, highlights the issues in education for young people from working-class BME backgrounds and their families
At last month’s SSAT national conference, BBC arts editor Will Gompertz argued for a broader approach to education to balance the current focus on technology
Twelve months ago, when we confirmed the title ‘Pure Imagination’, we were thinking about imagined scenarios and possibilities. What became clear over the two days of the conference is that the topics we were covering are not pure imagination, but are already a reality.
In the years following austerity, we have seen the role of SBM become more demanding and challenging than ever, but also a trend in which SBMs play an increasingly strategic role in school leadership.
Unfortunately, educational inequality remains a persistent problem in our system. Despite almost a decade of the pupil premium, the national attainment gap between disadvantaged students and their wealthier peers has failed to close.
Robots will never run our schools. We don’t believe that robots will ever replace the role of the expert teacher. However, ‘robots’ may well change how we teach and how we deliver the curriculum.