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Guide to remote education & technology

In this 12-page Back to School Guide we consider what the technological legacy of the Covid-19 lockdown will be for schools, including the teaching and working practices that will continue, and advice on effective remote education.


Teacher retention: Transition to Teach

The government-funded Transition to Teach programme aims to support retention across the profession by offering bespoke support to career-changers training to teach. Nigel Bowen explains






Research evidence to support primary schools

Headteacher Update's Research Insights articles, published in conjunction with the NFER, offer in-depth, evidence based advice, guidance and best practice covering a wide range of areas relevant to primary school leadership and education. Download the articles from 2019 for free here.




The Tes SEN Show 2018: A focus on SEMH

The annual Tes SEN Show takes place on October 5 and 6 and will focus on social, emotional mental health. Head of content and chair of this year’s keynote panel discussion, Beverley Walters, looks at the CPD, seminars and other attractions on offer at the free event


Digital Schools

A total of 38 Scottish schools have been recognised for excellence in digital teaching and learning with Digital School status.



Free evidence and research download

Headteacher Update's Research Insights articles, published with the NFER, offer in-depth, evidence based advice, guidance and best practice covering a wide range of areas. The latest article focuses on the barriers to teacher recruitment and retention...


The Academies Show 2018

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Now in its eighth year, The Academies Show is the leading education event for all schools, covering every facet of the education system.



Why not take your CPD overseas at these funded workshops?

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Connect with schools across Europe, enrich digital learning and support cultural awareness? – over half a million teachers have registered on eTwinning, making it the world’s largest community of teachers. The eTwinning website offers a safe, online environment to connect and collaborate with ...



Calling all SEN professionals

Taking place on October 6 and 7, the 25th annual Tes SEN Show offers a range of CPD seminars, practical workshops, and debates. Show organiser Beverley Walters previews this year’s event


The Education Show 2016

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The 26th annual Education Show takes place in Birmingham last this month. We preview the CPD, exhibition and other attractions that are on offer for teachers and school leaders at this free event




Meet Ofsted requirements for online safety

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The digital revolution is having a profound effect on us, and on our children. We’re constantly bombarded with new research about how screen time can bring down GCSE grades, how gaming can affect social skills, and how overexposure to certain websites could be damaging young people’s mental health.



Schools sought for active research

Academics at Leeds Beckett University are seeking primary schools to take part in a research project investigating how children in the UK, aged between seven and 11, spend their time and how active they are.


Research, review and repeat...

Knowing where to start when creating a research-engaged school is difficult. Getting an understanding of what's involved and recognising where you are on the journey is crucial. Caroline Fisher advises

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