If we were to design a system for training and developing teachers would we end up with anything like we currently have? The Headteachers’ Roundtable meeting, at the Guardian Offices five years on from its inaugural one, thought not. Continue reading
If all your students read at the same standard as your very best readers in the year group would you transform the progress, attainment and life chances of your young people? I tend to say “yes” to this; so what must we do to achieve it?
I spent Sunday afternoon listening to Justine Greening’s speech at the Conservative Party Conference; I was there on Headteachers’ Roundtable business. If apprentice routes to employment are a must for a number of our students than should it also be a route for some of our teachers? Continue reading