Education Matters

We need to hear bold, loud and assertive women,’ former Obama White House adviser tells GDST audience

The GDST Talks series continued with Dr Marisa Porges talking about her book, What Girls Need: How to Raise Bold, Courageous, and Resilient Women.

There’s power in numbers

In a call to action to their fellow students, sixth formers Reagan and Sophia, both members of the GDST’s new Eco Society, say that with greater scale comes hope, and an opportunity to make real and lasting change.

Helping your child understand Covid and how to cope with a Covid Christmas

The much-anticipated GDST Talks series kicked off with psychologist Dr Deborah Woodman advising parents on how to help their children through the pandemic – and she had some advice for the festive season, too.

David Attenborough films should be mandatory in schools

Not even the best science teachers can recreate the drama and scope of David Attenborough’s documentaries, says Emily Gunton, in an article first published in TES.

Glass Ceilings and Rock ‘n Roll

As educators, we must prepare our girls to take on the challenge of making the world a better place, Cheryl Giovannoni, CEO of the GDST, told the Girls’ Schools Association’s Conference for Heads.

Support is there for you

Support for university students with physical or mental health conditions or a learning disability – it’s there so don’t be afraid to ask for it.

The road less travelled

The GDST has launched a pilot Enterprise Scheme for Sixth Form students as an introduction to a career as an entrepreneur.

A Future Learn and GDST partnerships offers students a unique learning opportunity

Students at Northampton High School have joined an innovative FutureLearn course to help them study for their Extended Project Qualification.

Mind bending

Cognitive flexibility refers to our ability to modify how we think, and therefore, behave. It is a fundamental skill for an uncertain future, say Harriet Brown and Dr Eloise Crush of the Positive Group

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