Independent Thinking Blog

An ongoing series of blog posts written by our Associates and invited others on a whole host of relevant, contentious and contemporary education-related issues.

It's independent thinking at its best.

Coping with Loss: How to Help Children Deal with Grief - Special Contribution

In a class of 30 children at least one will face a significant bereavement. How a school and its community reacts when it happens can make the difference between helping that child come to terms with his or new life or making the whole nightmare so much worse. In this guest blog post from writer Lucy Wyndham, we look briefly at what we can do if and when when that awful day arrives.
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When They Go Low

We put this out on a mailshot to subscribers 24 hours after the US presidential elections. Judging by the feedback, it seemed to help.
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Make 'Em Laugh; Make 'Em Think

Long-time Associate and '6ft ginger stand-up educationalist' Dave Keeling shares some of his favourite activities to get young people laughing and learning in equal measure.
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The Working Class

If you are unhappy about the current narrative around 'working class' children and young people and their education then now is the chance to have your say with our unique new publication.
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