Skip to the content
Menu

Society

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.

Three-minute read

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'.

Five-minute read

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.

Ten-minute watch

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.

Six-minute watch

Highlights of a Conversation About Peace and the Power of an Education

Highlights of a conversation with Jim Roberson and Roy Leighton about peace, love and the power of an education.

Ten-minute watch

A Conversation About Poverty and Education

A conversation about poverty and education with Associate Haili Hughes and broadcaster Liza Ward.

A sixty-minute watch

The Five Saids

It's a world of fake news, deep fake technology and well, politicians from over there. So, here's is our quick and easy student guide to critical thinking.

One-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

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

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

Make a booking, ask a question or just say hello.

Give us a call on +44 (0)1267 211432, drop us a line at learn@independentthinking.co.uk or hit the button.

We'll get back to you within a few hours. Or your pizza is free.