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Time to go multi-lingual

As the world grows smaller, it’s no longer enough to confine language learning to conversational French. Peter Downes introduces the wider world of the Discovering Language programme

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SLT 3.3 Manager's Briefcase

Coping with children with specific needs. Includes ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia and self harm.

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SLT 3.3 Cover

SLT 3.3 Cover

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SLT Editorial Nothing to fear in the new framework

Nothing to fear in the new framework

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SLT 3.3 Contents

SLT 3.3 Contents

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SLT 3.3 News

Sex Education inspections could be forced on primary schools, Relationships education fails to prepare young people, Private school charity rules to be changed, Promoting IT in the classroom, and more.

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The ongoing decline of fieldwork

Britain’s economic future depends on a science-literate workforce – so why are teachers still so averse to running science-related trips and visits?

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Are academies doing their job?

The new wave of academies seem to be improving educational outcomes. Is there a subtext to be read between the lines, or is this a genuine success story?

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SLT 3.3 Report Update

An evaluation of the impact of federated schools; The draft framework for school inspection; How can schools inform and listen in a digital age?; Responsive approaches to improving behaviour in schools

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Strikes, the law and your school

As government cuts spark unrest across the public sector, Matthew Kelly clarifies the legal position of school leaders in the event of strikes by teachers

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Where do you stand with striking teachers?

Where does a Head teacher’s moral duty lie in the face of strike action – allegiance with staff or the wider community?

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Watch and learn: CPD and lesson observation

Asking teachers to observe their colleagues can be a surprisingly effective approach to CPD, in terms of both budget and educational outcomes. Jayn Witt explains

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An open letter to Mr. Gove

Recently retired Head teacher, Paul Hussey, is fighting for his pension rights, saying that the government is mis-representing the facts about teachers pay and pensions.

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The new Ofsted Framework uncovered

Sa’ad Khaldi - an inspector with almost nineteen years experience reviews the new OfSTED Framework with the benefit of a great deal of hindsight. He writes in a personal capacity.

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The dangerous vacuum between schools and government

The McKinsey Report argues that, ‘The best school systems seemed to have relied increasingly on a Middle Tier’, a lesson we need to learn in the UK.

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Visible Thinking

Lotta Norell describes an approach to promoting engagement, understanding and independence for all learners which is being actively adapted in the Lemshaga Akademi, Stockholm

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Leadership with resonance

Challenging times call for new qualities in leadership. Steve Munby of the National College for School Leadership believes the most important is resonance

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The importance of being resilient

Professor Christopher Day outlines the qualities and practicalities that together create leaders who can respond to today’s pressures

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Life after BSF

The government may have dumped Building Schools for the Future, but Robert Ashton says there are still ways to secure funding for wonderful new premises.

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Academy status: It allowed us to teach again!

One of the major benefits of becoming an academy is cutting the LA red tape, says Head teacher, Mark McLaughlin

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Investigating primary thinking skills

Year 5 teacher, Lisa Casey, researched the role that thinking skills teaching played in a group of Welsh schools.

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Our unhappy children

Deputy headteacher Aileen Brindley voices the concern that the UK are raising Europe’s unhappiest children as a consequence of an outdated and damaging education system.

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