Great School Libraries campaign: share your story

NACE is proud to be supporting the Great School Libraries campaign, launched in September 2018 to raise awareness about the importance and impact of great school libraries and librarians for all learners. In this blog post, Alison Tarrant, CEO of the School Library Association (SLA) invites NACE members to join the campaign by sharing inspiring examples from their own schools…

10 killer questions for science departments

Published earlier this term (exclusively available to NACE members), the NACE Essentials guide to realising the potential of more able learners in GCSE science offers guidance for science leaders and teachers seeking to improve the quality of challenge in their lessons. In this excerpt, guide author Ed Walsh shares 10 “killer questions” all science departments should consider when reviewing provision for those capable of attaining the highest grades in the subject.

The curriculum: the substance of education – Ofsted update

How can we ensure all young people have access to a broad and rich curriculum? In this blog post for the NACE community, Chris Jones, Ofsted Research and Evaluation Deputy Director, shares an update on Ofsted’s curriculum thematic review.
Recently, the curriculum has been high on the agenda at Ofsted. Over the past 18 months, our Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, has placed great emphasis on understanding how we can make sure that all children have access to a broad and rich curriculum.


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