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A Conversation with Jim Roberson about Black Lives Matter

A conversation with Independent Thinking Associate Jim Roberson about Black Lives Matter - #BLM - the US, the UK and the power of an education.

30-minute watch

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 Poverty, Education and the Social Mobility Deceit

A conversation about poverty, equity, the social mobility deceit, belonging and education with Chris Kilkenny and Associate (Real) David Cameron.

55-minute watch

So You Want to Build a New School

We were asked a while back for our thoughts about building a new school from scratch. Drawing on his experience in schools and school systems around the world, these are Ian Gilbert's 32 surprising recommendations. 

Four-minute read

Shaping Their World

A guest blog from artist, teacher, researcher and INSET Junction member Pete Moorhouse who argues passionately for the importance of woodwork in early childhood education and all the many benefits it brings.

Five-minute read

What is Trauma-Informed Education and Why is it Relevant to You?

A powerful and insightful guest blog on what all teachers need to know about trauma-informed education by specialist teacher and researcher Kat Stern.

Five-minute read

Teaching Students with Emotional, Behavioural and Mental Health Difficulties

Associate and behaviour specialist Adele Bates shares with us her expert thoughts on teaching students with emotional, behavioural and mental health challenges.

Four-minute read

Answering the Call. Again.

Long-time Associate and 'Granny with a Camera' Jane Hewitt's life has taken a few unexpected turns in recent years. Here's is the latest, as the charity she helped set up does its bit in the fight against Coronavirus.

Three-minute read

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