‘Testing the Water’ and the Future of Assessment

4 December 2017

This past week, LKMco and Pearson, released a new report on assessment in schools, entitled ‘Testing the Water’. It is a really helpful document for school leaders as it surveys the turbulent waters of assessment, whilst offering us some ballast as we steer our future course through choppy seas. […]

Author: Alex Quigley, Director of Huntington Research School
Posted on: 4 December 2017
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Leading Learning 2018

4 December 2017

‘Leading Learning’ is a 3-day programme designed to support schools to develop evidence-informed CPD in order to improve teaching and learning and student outcomes. It is for staff who have a responsibility for and/or interest in improving continuous professional development opportunities […]

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OFSTED: A Quiet Revolution

8 October 2017

Every teacher in England can tell you a story or two about OFSTED. That moment, during an inspection when the door creaks open…if you have been through it, you know what I mean – strikes an indelible impression on the mind of every teacher, no matter how experienced. Whispers about OFSTED, how the inspector crushed […]

Posted on: 8 October 2017
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Research-leads – Part 1: The Storytellers

2 October 2017

This blog is part one of a four-part series that characterises the role of the Research-lead in schools. Part one show how the Research-lead can play the role of storyteller as schools navigate the accountability system. […]

Posted on: 2 October 2017
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When Project Based Learning Goes Wrong

4 November 2016

Project Based Learning, or PBL for short, has the power to inspire very passionate opinions in education. For some, it heralds the future of education, freed from an outmoded ‘factory model’ of learning; whereas for others, it is a bright and shiny catastrophe waiting to happen. For those uninitiated, PBL is founded upon some key […]

Posted on: 4 November 2016
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