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Global update: End of term roundup

  2nd August 2021

We reach the end of the summer term with a sigh of relief. Now we have the chance to reflect on an extraordinary year.

The school year is drawing to a close with many of you already having started your

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Guest post: The end of this term is something worth singing about

  30th July 2021

The end of the summer term has been cause for celebration in Wales, along with a palpable sense of relief. 

In our second post wrapping up the 2021 summer term, we turn to Wales, and Simon Thompson, Deputy Headteacher /

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Guest post: How to teach in a pandemic

  23rd July 2021


The past year has presented numerous challenges for education. Here David McFall explains how his school kept teaching.

We last heard from David McFall, Principal of Pierre Elliott Trudeau (PETES), on February 5, 2021. His guest post, ‘Waiting

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Dame Pat and the origins of the leadership centre

  19th July 2021

Photo by John Schnobrich on Unsplash

As it continues to roll out initiatives and programmes based around school improvement, we look at the origins of the Centre for Education Leadership.

A week ago we had the privilege of hearing from Professor Qing Gu, Director of the

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Direction and support in practice

  9th July 2021

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A number of factors come into play when supporting staff and pupils on their learning journey. Here we expand on the fundamental elements.

Learning Partnerships and learning journeys

Previously in this series we have referred to a learning partnership made

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Conversations in direction and support (part 5 in a series)

  2nd July 2021

Knowing the principles of the Olevi Professional Progression Framework is one thing. Imparting them on others requires a conversation.

Previously in this series on direction and support, we have outlined the basic principles underpinning our approach, looked at them in

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