Education Matters

‘No action is too small’

Anti-racism consultant Destine Lord spoke at the third GDST Talks event, advising parents on how to empower their children to address racism.

Why we should prepare for another exams U-turn

The different approaches being taken to exams in 2021 by the home nations make the results incomparable, warns Kevin Stannard.

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 family of schools

23 independent schools and two academies in England and Wales