How can I avoid some children being ‘written off’? We asked Associate, teacher author and one of 'those children' Haili Hughes and this is her reply.
David Cameron on the CPD Jukebox
As a school leader, what can I do to make my school more inclusive? We asked Associate, the Real David Cameron and here is what he said.
Hope from India
A blog from our friend Tina Mahesh in Mumbai from the eye of the storm of the pandemic sweeping across India in April 2021. It is darkest before the dawn.
Questions from The Working Class
Independent Thinking founder Ian Gilbert was asked to deliver a webinar for an academy group recently, drawing on the work in our best-selling book The Working Class. Here are ten questions he put to the delegates that can form part of any school's discussion when it come to 'closing the gap'.
Big i Foundation
Our Big i Foundation is the not-for-profit arm of Independent Thinking which allows us to do educational work with charities, NGOs and not-profit organisations in various parts of the world.
Two-minute watch and read
Ten Lessons From The Working Class
Ten lessons from our book The Working Class, delivered by Ian Gilbert from the main stage of the 2019 SSAT conference in Birmingham.
Cultural Capital II
Part two of the of the webinar given by Phil Beadle on cultural capital - what it is, how schools can do it right it and how Ofsted have got it badly wrong.
Emotional Self Regulation
Highlights of a webinar given by Phil Beadle with fascinating insights into emotional self regulation and behaviour in the classroom.
Cultural Capital I
Highlights of the first part of a webinar given by Phil Beadle all about cultural capital and how Ofsted have got so very badly wrong.
A Conversation About Poverty and Education
A conversation about poverty and education with Associate Haili Hughes and broadcaster Liza Ward.
A sixty-minute watch
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.
A Conversation About Coping, Thriving and Navigating Chaos
A conversation about coping, thriving, chaos navigating and teachers as everyday heroes with Associate Jaz Ampaw-Farr.
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