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Taking kindness seriously

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.  

Posted: 19/05/2020 15:05:29
  • Ethics
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Mental Health
  • Diversity
  • Coronavirus

Lost Learning: Educational gaps caused by coronavirus

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.  
 

Posted: 15/05/2020 10:53:14
  • Leadership
  • Teaching
  • Curriculum
  • Planning
  • Independent
  • Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Leadership in lockdown (Powys)

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. 

 

Posted: 06/05/2020 08:46:22
  • Leadership
  • Learning
  • Cymru
  • Wales
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Health and safety
  • Parents
  • Coronavirus

How will all our children and young people re-engage with school?

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. 

Posted: 05/05/2020 11:50:50
  • Leadership
  • Inclusion
  • Teaching
  • Pastoral
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Parents
  • Mental Health
  • Coronavirus