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Conflicting pressures

As teachers' stress levels continue to rise, the new laws affecting schools could prove both a help and a hindrance

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Missing their vocation?

Reforms to the 14-19 sector will fail unless the best students are tempted by the vocational path.

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The case for drug education

Earlier messages about substance abuse may have been ineffective, but Andrew Brown of the Drug Education Forum believes we must redouble our efforts rather than give up.

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Drug testing and human rights

Schools could be a new battleground in the so-called ‘war on drugs’ – but would random testing infringe human rights laws? Amelia Wallington explores the implications for schools.

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Confused? You should be

The Every Child Matters agenda is complex and challenging, and some professionals are already struggling to cope. Maxine Froggatt introduces MST’s must-read series on the way ahead for schools.

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Taking action on literacy

Teachers may feel unprepared or too busy to conduct their own research, but Cris Lakeman’s staff surprised themselves and boosted pupils’ attainment with a successful reading project.

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Satisfied customers

With the Tomlinson report ditched and business leaders still grumbling, education at 14–19 continues to attract controversy. But a new survey by the LSC paints a much brighter picture.

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Choose your own pathway

School managers who are turned off by inflexible training courses might be pleasantly surprised by a new programme from the National College for School Leadership. Jackie Switzer explains.

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The revolution of devolution

‘Distributed leadership’ not only offers an alternative to top-down management, say Tricia Sharpe and John Beresford: it can also help to develop the school leaders of tomorrow.

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International class

An alternative curriculum that erodes boundaries between both subjects and countries has helped to earn one midlands primary school a glowing report from Ofsted.

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Curriculum innovation with imagination

Can the subject-based curriculum really prepare children for a forever changing world? Richard Gerver's primary school has ditched it – with intriguing results.

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E-learning – e-lessons along the way

Developing a learning network can be a scary step forward for school managers – but give it a go, says Patrick Couch, and you can learn some vital lessons as you go along.

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Training and the art of behaviour management

In the penultimate article of their pioneering series on behaviour management, Geoff Moss and John Bayley look at the crucial role of training in the most effective techniques.

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Strategic leadership Part four: Strategic use of resources

This is the fourth in a series of six features, produced in conjunction with Capita Education Services, which together will provide schools with a comprehensive plan of action to achieve their long-term improvement goals.

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It’s all in the source

Choosing the right partner for outsourcing building and maintenance contracts can give schools products and services at the best price, plus real added value in the long term.

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Brighter, greener, better

An innovative new school in Reading shows how smart design can help on special needs and fulfil Every Child Matters criteria – as well as addressing environmental concerns.

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Tackling the bullies with ICT

With bullying and hate crime on the rise in schools, managers are looking into high-tech solutions as a major anti-bullying pilot unrolls across England.

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