Education Matters

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.

Why girls do better at
single-sex schools

The GDST’s Chief Executive, Cheryl Giovannoni, talks about creating an environment that is designed with a girl in mind. On…

In single-sex schools, gender stereotypes are void

When boys and girls are educated separately, both have an increased awareness of equality, writes Dr Kevin Stannard On her…

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New Rules – Preparing young women for a world of radical change

Why new rules? Because it’s increasingly clear that the old rules just aren’t working for most of us. What sort…

School should be a pause button for fast-paced pupils’

By Kevin Stannard

Social media doesn’t allow time for reflection – schools need to insert this into pupils’ lives, says Kevin Stannard  …

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