Think Global schools survey: ‘Prevent’ needs to include proactive approach

Think Global's survey of schools about 'Prevent' has shown that many lack confidence in 'proactive safeguarding' - creating a safe space within school for children to discuss difficult global issues connected to extremism and radicalisation. This is in contrast to much greater confidence with 'reactive safeguarding' - spotting the danger signs and taking action.

To be a good teacher… be a good learner

The Sutton Trust have recently published a report on 'What makes great teaching?' which includes a section on seven 'great' teaching methods that research shows are not so effective. You can read a short summary on this blog. There are some thought-provoking challenges to what many educational professionals would consider good practice included in the list.