What do leaders need? And what do they need most?

What do leaders need? And what do they need most?

Susan Young outlines 23 characteristics of outstanding leaders and leadership teams

Susan Young looks at what makes an outstanding school leader.

17 July 2017/Number of views (1054)/Comments (0)/
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Research roundup 29 May 2017

Research roundup 29 May 2017

This fortnight's research includes information on the state of education, social media and wellbeing and teacher retention

A spotlight on the latest research in education.

30 May 2017/Number of views (1682)/Comments (0)/
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Young people are taking fewer A Levels following qualification reforms and decreases in funding

Young people are taking fewer A Levels following qualification reforms and decreases in funding

Education DataLab releases new research on A level entries

New reseach shows that young people are taking fewer A Levels.

23 May 2017/Number of views (1832)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Classroom
Research roundup 15 May - behaviour management, grammar schools and mindfulness-based interventions

Research roundup 15 May - behaviour management, grammar schools and mindfulness-based interventions

Spotlight on the latest education research

We look at a newly published piece of education research.

16 May 2017/Number of views (1884)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
Research round-up 12 April 2017

Research round-up 12 April 2017

A round up of research reports released in the last fortnight

All the latest education research for the last 2 weeks.

19 April 2017/Number of views (2180)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
Research round up 13 March 2017

Research round up 13 March 2017

A round up of research reports released in the last week

The latest research reports released in the past week.

13 March 2017/Number of views (1930)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Management
Research round-up 25 October

Research round-up 25 October

The latest education research reports published in the past week

We share details of education and schools leadership related research reports, released in the last week.

24 October 2016/Number of views (2332)/Comments (0)/
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11 October 2016/Number of views (2535)/Comments (0)/
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Public Accounts Committee publishes report on training new teachers

Public Accounts Committee publishes report on training new teachers

MPs report confirms NAHT’s concerns about teacher recruitment

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has published a report on training new teachers. Among its findings, the report notes that the Department for Education has fallen short of its target to fill teacher training places and vacancies in state-funded schools more than doubled between 2011 and 2014. 

14 June 2016/Number of views (4657)/Comments (0)/
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Research round-up

Research round-up

Reports on how pupils with SEND are let down by inadequate funding and girls are more likely to believe going to university is important

Mainstream schools are struggling to support pupils with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND), warns The Key.

13 June 2016/Number of views (4437)/Comments (0)/
Categories: News Classroom
Research round-up

Research round-up

Reports on how students with mental health problems aren’t getting the support they need and more work needs to be done by schools on career guidance

Almost a quarter of students are being declined access to child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), according to the CentreForum.

19 April 2016/Number of views (4566)/Comments (0)/
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NAHT Edge newsletter (issue 39)

NAHT Edge newsletter (issue 39)

Weekly newsletter round-up from NAHT Edge

In this issue of your news round-up we look at the latest guidance on first-aid provision in schools, girls’ mental well-being and revised Progress 8 guidance.  

08 September 2015/Number of views (4694)/Comments (0)/
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NAHT Edge newsletter (issue 35)

NAHT Edge newsletter (issue 35)

Weekly newsletter round-up from NAHT Edge

In this issue of your news round-up we look at the latest guidance on teachers’ powers to discipline pupils, coasting schools and the ‘glass floor’.

04 August 2015/Number of views (5441)/Comments (0)/
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Research round-up

Research round-up

Reports on preventing domestic abuse and the importance of early years education

School readiness and whole-system approaches are important in preventing domestic abuse, finds a study by the University of Central Lancashire.

21 July 2015/Number of views (5205)/Comments (0)/
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NAHT Edge newsletter (issue 33)

NAHT Edge newsletter (issue 33)

Weekly newsletter round-up from NAHT Edge

In this issue we look at school teachers’ pay, helping students make connections between learning and their future, and exploring how to avoid a socially disengaged generation that’s dependent on technology.

14 July 2015/Number of views (5921)/Comments (0)/
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Research round-up

Research round-up

Briefing paper on the reformed special educational needs system in England

The House of Commons Library has published (9 July 2015) a new briefing paper about changes to the special educational needs support system and the provision available for England’s young people.

14 July 2015/Number of views (5852)/Comments (0)/
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Research round-up

Research round-up

Reports on teaching by degrees, non-formal learning and the impact of physical activity on children

The number of Oxbridge graduates teaching in UK state secondary schools has more than doubled in the past 12 years, reveals a study by the Sutton Trust.

07 July 2015/Number of views (6393)/Comments (0)/
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Research round-up

Research round-up

Reports on social mobility and belief in schools

Elite firms are systematically excluding bright working-class applicants from their workforce, reveals the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission.

23 June 2015/Number of views (5751)/Comments (0)/
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Research round-up

Research round-up

Three new research reports

Able pupils from poorer homes are 'less likely to be judged above average' by their teachers even when they perform as well as other pupils on cognitive assessments, new research from UCL Institute of Education suggests. 

16 June 2015/Number of views (6946)/Comments (0)/
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Teachers and scientists - learning together

Teachers and scientists - learning together

The project has been extended until half term

To help educators make more informed choices, the Wellcome Trust has launched an online platform where primary and secondary teachers of all subjects can ask questions and engage in discussions about research on learning with psychologists and neuroscientists.

15 May 2015/Number of views (5953)/Comments (0)/
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How praise can lead to self-doubt – and what to do about it

It feels great to be told we are brilliant, and it makes us more successful.

Jackie Beere

The year ahead

As every teacher will tell you, the start of a new school year brings with it a tangible sense of new beginnings.

James Bowen

New middle leaders: what issues do they face and what training would help?

Newly appointed middle leaders could benefit from some tailored training in their new roles, according to a new research project.

Susan Young