Thought Leadership

Will there be a Mexican standoff over grades in August?

What will happen when exam boards challenge a centre’s TAGs, and the centre does not give ground, asks Kevin Stannard

“I want everybody to love maths”

If men continue to outnumber women mathematicians, scientists and engineers, society will suffer from a lack of diverse thinking. The GDST has a game plan.

‘We can actively programme ourselves to respond positively to change’

Co-founder of the award-winning Self-Esteem Team and author Grace Barrett led a GDST Talks event on Managing the Transition from Primary to Secondary School.

Three GDST winners at Tes Independent School Awards 

Schools and students from The Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) scoop top accolades at the Tes Independent School Awards 2021. 

‘Parent your teen by design, not by default.’

Educator and specialist in child and adolescent development, Emma Gleadhill, took the helm of GDST Talks, offering parents and carers tips as to how they can support their daughters through adolescence, at an event attracting over 1500 participants.

Let women live without limits

Let’s commit to making sure that girls everywhere can live without limits, writes Cheryl Giovannoni.

Are inflated grades the fairest option for 2021 exams?

Ofqual implying teachers should grade GCSEs and A levels against the usual standards is a problem, says Kevin Stannard.

Should we divorce A levels from university admissions?

Should we divorce A levels from university admissions asks Kevin Stannard, Director of Innovation and Learning at the GDST

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