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Latest Issue No. 9.5 Out Now… here’s just some of what’s inside:
Editorial: Liberal Authoritarianism Is Alive and Well in Education
The overweening state and its propensity to trample on the rights of individuals and minorities is usually,
even ritually, traduced by liberals seeking to protect long-fought for freedoms against myriad incursions.
Workload and Wellbeing: It’s More Complex Than You Think
Teaching is becoming one of the highest stress professions and burnout is rampant. What can be done to help mitigate its effects? Ben White explains why it’s proving harder than everyone thought.
Forget the Teaching Superstars – Bring on the Teams
As a gung-ho young head, Rob Carpenter was in love with systems. It was, he discovered, a big mistake. He now believes that the core of leadership should be based around relationships with staff and children.
School Support Companies Are Booming
Academisation and the destruction of local government have created a new industy of service support companies that are looking to fill the gaps led by reorganisation efforts.
Alternative Provision is Full of Traumatised Children – A New Practice is Needed
Taking into account past experiences and focusing on young people as individuals can have a comparable effect to having trained therapists on staff. Sarah Gillette’s trust is taking a trauma-informed approach to supporting students’ social and emotional wellbeing.
It’s Time Ofsted was Replaced with a System of Trust
How do you address questions of curriculum so that everyone benefits?
Probably not the way Ofsted is doing it. David Taylor looks at the issues and offers a model for change.
Your New School Might Not Be Right for You
Sometimes the worst thing that can happen isn’t not getting a job you’ve applied for, but getting the wrong job.
Jill Berry shows how you can avoid falling into that trap and what to do if you end up in a post that’s not right for you.