Education Matters

Why ‘Wellbeing’ mustn’t be just another buzzword

Lockdown has highlighted the importance of our mental health like never before and being emotionally well should become a long-term commitment for us all.

Y11-13 Guided Home Learning Courses

Two guided home learning courses will bring together Y11-13 girls to explore new ways of thinking and working. 

Thanking teachers everywhere

The GDST’s Chief Executive, Cheryl Giovannoni, thanks teachers everywhere, for being everything, during this challenging time.

Kindness costs nothing

Kindness could be the answer to improving our mental health and wellbeing, writes Michelle Holder, Pastoral Trust Consultant Teacher at the GDST.

The GDST approach to guided home learning

We are determined to maintain educational momentum by ensuring that teachers continue teaching, as far as possible.

Could GCSEs end up on the COVID casualty list?

The GDST’s Director of Innovation & Learning, Dr Kevin Stannard, looks at what the pandemic will mean for Year 11 & Year 13 pupils.

Out of crisis comes creativity

Head at Putney High School, and her students, are rising to the occasion of guided home learning and adapting to ‘the new normal’.

OK computer

We look at why junior-school children should be given the knowledge and skills to make sense of the digital age.

Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me

Poet, novelist and teacher Kate Clanchy tells her story, and the stories of the children she has met, taught and encouraged, over a 30-year teaching period.

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