In Mental Health Awareness Week, ASCL SEND and Inclusion Specialist Margaret Mulholland reflects on the importance of kindness, particularly as we consider how we support students and staff returning to school or college over the coming months.
Lost learning and educational gaps caused by the coronavirus outbreak are a key concern for school and college leaders and their staff, particularly for disadvantaged children and young people. ASCL Curriculum and Inspection Specialist Steve Rollett highlights important points to consider as schools and colleges prepare for phased reopening.
Crickhowell High School, Powys
Headteacher Jackie Parker shares how her school has been handling the many challenges experienced during the coronavirus outbreak, and how positivity and collaboration have been key to their focus.
ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton will be discussing approaches to a ‘recovery curriculum’ with Professor Barry Carpenter at our webinar on 6 May, inspired by the think piece Loss and Recovery written in partnership with his son Matthew, an ASCL headteacher.
Schools and colleges remain closed for the foreseeable future, with the exception for children of key workers and vulnerable children. But where does this leave pupils with English as an Additional Language (EAL)? ASCL Preferred Supplier FlashAcademy® highlights some of the issues and shares ideas on how to tackle them.
Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan, North Wales
Headteacher Lee Cummins reflects on his role of headteacher and how that has changed as the coronavirus crisis continues.
Wales High School, Sheffield
Headteacher Pepe Di’Iasio shares his experiences of what’s been working at his 11-19 school since lockdown began.
Olchfa School, Swansea
Headteacher Hugh Davies reflects on the dramatic changes his school has experienced since the coronavirus outbreak forced everyone to think and act differently.
Carolyn Roberts, Headteacher, Thomas Tallis School and Chair of the Ethical Leadership Commission, applies the Framework for Ethical Leadership to Ofqual's new guidance for this summer's exams.
Andrew Parkin, Principal, St Dominic’s Sixth Form College, Harrow on the Hill and ASCL Council Member, reports on a week like no other.
Dr Kate Chhatwal OBE, CEO of school improvement charity Challenge Partners, considers the importance of preparing the next generation of trust leaders.
Tom Kerr, Sales Director at ASCL Preferred Supplier Langley Waterproofing Systems Ltd explains how school stakeholders can ensure the longevity of one of the most expensive building assets – the roof.
Denise Inwood, MD and Founder of BlueSky highlights some new approaches to help with retaining staff in schools and colleges. BlueSky is a headline sponsor of ASCL Annual Conference and an ASCL Premier Partner.
Carolyn Roberts is chair of the Ethical Leadership Commission and Headteacher at Thomas Tallis School in Greenwich. Carolyn delivered this speech as part of the Ethical Leadership Summit at the Institite of Education, UCL, London in January 2020.
Vivienne Porritt, Co-Founder and Strategic Leader of #WomenEd shares ideas and suggestions to make sure you are recruiting, and retaining, an authentic and diverse leadership team.
Jugjit Chima, Founder of The Exams Office, provides five key areas to focus on for leaders responsible for the management and administration of exmas at their centre.
Jugjit Chima, Founder of The Exams Office, shares tips and advice for staff managing the exams cycle in their school or college.
Richard Angus, Head of Education Partnerships at MyTutor, shares a diverse range of examples of how schools and colleges around the UK run effective initiatives to help raise students' aspirations.
Emma Tonkin, Content and Marketing Lead at ASCL Preferred Supplier Unifrog, highlights some of the findings from their Horizons report, in particular the progress made in closing the gender gap in STEM subjects.
Hannah Jepson, Co-founder and Director of LGBTed, shares her thoughts on the importance of role models from the LGBTQ+ community in education - for staff and students.