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What We Really Missed Out On

We asked Jessica Creasy, daughter of our Associate Mark, what being one of the Covid generations Year 11 students has been like since exam were taken off the table.

Three-minute read

A Message to NQTs and ECTs Everywhere

Associate Martin Illingworth is a senior lecturer on the Sheffield Hallam University PGCE programme. Here is his message to the class of 2020.

Three-minute read

Guest Blog - Beth Dawes on the Object Permanence of Friendship

We asked Year One teacher and SENCo Beth Dawes for her views about relationships, friendship and helping some of our most vulnerable young learners. 

Five-minute read

A Conversation About Going back to School With a Focus on SEND and Well-being

A conversation about going back to school with a focus on SEND and well-being with Independent Thinking Associate Nina Jackson and SEND specialist Lorraine Petersen.

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A Conversation About Going Back

A conversation about going back in primary, secondary and special schools with Independent Thinking Associates and school leaders Julie Rees and Dave Whitaker and Andy Greenhough, headteacher at Ralph Allen School.

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A Conversation About Supporting Bereaved Children

A conversation about supporting children experiencing loss and bereavement with Julie ReesPhoebe Gilbert and Fergus Crow, CEO of Winston's Wish.

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Equity, Peace and Beauty

On the second of every month we publish our Second Thoughts newsletter. We normally focus on six themes. This month, it was just three. Big ones.

Ten-minute watch and read

A Conversation About Early Years, Well-being, Starting School and Going Back

A conversation about Early Years, well-being, starting school and going back with new Ruth Swailes and Dan Morrow (@MoreMorrow).

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A Conversation About Technology, Learning and Making Connections

A conversation about technology, learning and making connections with Associates Roy Leighton and Mark Anderson joined by Mark Allen (@EdintheClouds).

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Don't Clap For Us

Independent Thinking founder Ian Gilbert has a message for people when it comes to teachers and their response to the Covid-19 crisis.

One-minute read

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