With the election of the first Conservative majority government since 1997, and the re-appointment of Nicky Morgan as Secretary of State, we can confidently expect a continuation of the school led...Continue reading
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It might seem as if buildings, the physical location of education, are of only tangential interest to an education researcher: something that can be left to architects in the same way as the human...Continue reading
For the past decade, I have been observing, researching and reporting on a group of Scottish teachers and lecturers, who through their trade union activities, have had a significant impact on...Continue reading
Creating opportunities for individual teachers to work together for professional development is a common ambition in schools in England. Mentoring forms a critical learning resource for both...Continue reading
Current educational change in England is based on the rationale that schools may be continually improved in ways that facilitate competitive advantage on a world stage. This rationale enables...Continue reading
Research and the Teaching Profession: Building the Capacity for a Self-Improving Education System concludes that teachers across the UK should be supported to become research literate. This...
Education Select Committee follow -up to Great teachers: attracting, training and retaining the best
The Education Committee has decided to hold a short inquiry to follow up its 2012 report Great teachers: attracting, training and retaining the best, focussing primarily on the School Direct...