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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

Mark Finnis on Restorative Practice - Highlights

Associate Mark Finnis with highlights from a CPD webinar conversation all about restorative practice in schools.

Ten-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. 

Five-minute read

A Conversation About the Future of Schools and Schooling

A conversation about the future of schools and schooling with Independent Thinking Associate Martin Illingworth, author of Forget School, and education speaker, writer and thinker, Graham Brown-Martin.

55-minute watch

A Conversation About Teacher Well-being and Healthy Schools

A conversation about teacher well-being and healthy schools with Associate Nina Jackson and guest Kelly Hannaghan (@mindworkmatters).

52-minute watch

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.

55-minute watch

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.

55-minute watch

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

A Conversation About Restorative Practice

A conversation about restorative practice, coaching, behaviour and achievement with Associate Mark Finnis and Simon Flowers, Headteacher of Carr Manor High School

55-minute watch

Let the Children Heal You

Among our Associates are practising teachers and school leaders. We asked some of them about their thoughts on how things are now and what happens when children go back to school. Here are 33 points that came up.

Three-minute read

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