Education Matters

Learning unleashed

The GDST’s answer to lockdown was Limitless Learning, 160 academic enrichment and life-skill courses delivered to students by teachers and volunteers from across the GDST family.

Tomorrow’s education today

The GDST’s Chief Executive, Cheryl Giovannoni, looks at how its schools are reshaping the future of learning.

Community: The crux of the post-lockdown classroom

With widespread concern about students’ lost learning due to lockdown, Suzy Pett, Director of Studies at Wimbledon High School, points out that the return to the classroom – and the very act of learning itself – is intrinsically about human connection and communion.


This summer, Ofqual put the ‘ass’ into ‘assessment’. As a result, the GCSE’s days might be numbered, says Dr Kevin Stannard.

A Syllabus of Errors

There is still a week to go before GCSE results are published so time to avoid replaying last week’s car crash, writes Dr Kevin Stannard, Director of Innovation and Learning, GDST

All subjects must embrace diversity – and at all ages

Issues of race, diversity and inequality must be tackled by all subjects – not just history, writes Dr Kevin Stannard

The whole is greater…

If we apply “holism” thinking, and encourage collaboraton, more can be achieved in education and professional learning.

Forging a New Model of Education

Let’s seize this chance to build a new model of education that better reflects the world today, says Kevin Stannard

Speak out

To tackle racism, and to ensure inclusion, we MUST speak out, writes Cheryl Giovannoni, Chief Executive at the GDST.

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