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Exams 2020: What have we learnt?

The exams process is an emotionally charged experience for families and education professionals at the best of times, but 2020 really has to take the cake. Watching the drama play out, with a host of unexpected plot twists, has truly tested the nerves of all involved and led to terrible heartache for many.

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How to streamline your project management (free template)

Ever wondered how to save time when giving project updates to your team or manager? Or, are you looking for a way to roll a project update and meeting agenda into one concise document? Maybe you want a less formal way to document project risks… Our project bulletin template can help!

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A-levels: 2021 and beyond

Education was already one of the stories of this strange, hot summer, doing well in an unusually crowded field; but the last week has pushed it to the top of the public agenda as rarely before. If the government has now done enough to contain the story as it affects GCSEs this week, we might […]

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Highlights from CMC 2020: Diversity in children’s media, education and publishing

In this blog mini-series, Hannie gives her top takeaways from the Children’s Media Conference, including insights from the BBC, Black Lives Matter, Changemakers, Waterstones’ Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell, and the Moomins.

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Highlights from CMC 2020: Storytelling and creativity are as important as ever

In this blog mini-series, Hannie gives her top takeaways from the Children’s Media Conference, including insights from the BBC, Black Lives Matter, Changemakers, Waterstones’ Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell, and the Moomins.

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Highlights from CMC 2020: Changemakers – listening to young people

In this blog mini-series, Hannie gives her top takeaways from the Children’s Media Conference, including insights from the BBC, Black Lives Matter, Changemakers, Waterstones’ Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell, and the Moomins.

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Highlights from CMC 2020: Partnerships are key to quality education in Lockdown

In this blog mini-series, Hannie gives her top takeaways from the Children’s Media Conference, including insights from the BBC, Black Lives Matter, Changemakers, Waterstones’ Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell, and the Moomins.

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Five big questions for the new term

The government has released a huge amount of information for schools in recent weeks. Here, Steve Besley looks at five of the most recent to see what they mean.

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Will emergency funding help close the attainment gap?

Following the Department for Education’s ‘catch up’ funding announcements, John considers how these months might widen the attainment gap; and asks whether emergency funding for schools addresses the problem.

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Teacher Tapp data – answers in uncertain times

As the UK’s Covid-19 crisis has escalated over the past fortnight, Teacher Tapp has been uniquely placed to find out what teachers are really thinking about.