Education Matters

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

Numbers game

The GDST Junior Maths Conference moved online, opening it up to all Year 6s across the GDST family resulting in nearly 500 students taking part in 140 teams.

We can do more

To teach black history is to teach better history, says Jake Unwin, Head of History at Sutton High School, GDST.

Undivided we stand

As the GDST prepares for the launch of its Undivided initiative, the latest GDST Book Club Live event celebrated and discussed diverse narratives in literature.

Are GCSEs worth saving?

Should we persist with GCSEs this year? What would we lose if we got rid of them altogether, asks Kevin Stannard.

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