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C-Word Bingo

Associate and Restorative Practice guru Mark Finnis recently asked people on social media for education-related words beginning with C. This is the impressive list that came back.

Two-minute Read

Talking About War

A short selection of ideas and resources for teachers and parents to help with talking to children about war in Ukraine and, sadly, so many other parts of the world.

Three-minute read

Representation Matters II

Part two of an important blog by Associate Rhia Gibbs on on the importance of ensuring schools are genuinely representative and diverse to better reflect our multicultural society. 

A four-minute read

Representation Matters I

Part one of an important blog by one of our newest Associates Rhia Gibbs, founder of Black Teachers Connect, on the importance of genuine representation and diversity in our schools in the age of #BlackLivesMatter

A four-minute read

Andy Vass on the CPD Jukebox

As a leader, how can I improve the conversations in my school? We asked Independent Thinking Associate and education speaker and coach Andy Vass and this is what he suggested

Dave Whitaker on the CPD Jukebox

How can I practice kindness in a school regime that is all about being strict? We asked Independent Thinking Associate and author of the Kindness Principle, Dave Whitaker, and this is what he had to say.

Gill Kelly on the CPD Jukebox

As a leader, where do I start when it comes to whole-school change? We asked Associate, author and international leadership coach Gill Kelly. This is what she had to say.

New Heads Webinar

Here is the complete recording of our special free webinar for new school leaders. Featuring advice and wisdom from Associates and Independent Thinking Press authors with experience across primary, secondary and special schools, we were joined by a global audience for an inspiring evening.

90-minute watch

CPD Juke Box

Want some quick-fire CPD answering some of the most pressing questions in education today - then check out our new CPD Jukebox!

29 three- to five-minute videos

A Circle of Bone

A short story for our times by our resident Agent of All Things Wondrous, Dr Matthew McFall.

Two-minute read

You Look Fine To Me

This is the recording of when Nina Jackson wowed the audience with her closing address on emotional health and well-being for schools at the 2019 SSAT conference in Birmingham.

30-minute watch

Independent Thinking on Emotional Literacy

An online conversation for UKEdChat with Independent Thinking Press author Richard Evans on his new book Independent Thinking on Emotional Literacy.

40-minute watch

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