Whole Education’s Spirals of Enquiry network featured in Transformative Educational Leadership Journal
Today (08/04/2020) a paper was published in the Transformative Educational Leadership Journal investigating what we have learned about the power and relevance of Spirals of Enquiry model after five years facilitating it in the English education system.
Virtual trust culture, staff champions and intentional comms: What WE learned from this week’s virtual trust meeting
This week's WE Trust leader support meeting was a chance to explore how trusts are planning for the Easter term, and exploring some of the ways they can do things differently in this extraordinary time.
Handling crisis and significant change can be incredibly stressful and typically happens in stages. Drawing on change-management theory and the infamous Apollo 13 mission, Jez Bennett looks at how we might handle the coronavirus emergency.
Learning passport, supporting staff and rethinking teaching structures: What WE learned at last week’s virtual secondary meet
This week's WE Secondary leader support meeting was a chance to explore how secondary are making things work following school closures, with schools exploring some of the ways they can do things differently in this extraordinary time.
‘Parental triage’, improving feedback and virtual parent evenings: What WE learned from this week’s virtual primary meeting
This week's WE Primary leader support meeting was a chance to explore how primaries are making things work following school closures, with an input from Robin Hood MAT on the approaches they're using. Find out what WE learned.
This week's WE Trust leader support meeting was a chance to explore how trusts are making things work following school closures, with a particular focus on recruitment. Here's what we learned about the opportunities and challenges for trusts.
Our first WE Primary support meeting was a chance to explore how schools are making things work following school closures. Here's what we learned about the opportunities and challenges for primaries.
Our first WE Secondary support meeting was a chance to explore how schools are making things work following school closures. Here's what we learned about the opportunities and challenges for secondaries.
The current Coronavirus crisis, and subsequent school closures are a challenge to all of our wellbeing. We're collecting some of the helpful resources and infographics on how to stay healthy and positive.
News and reaction: Support for schools to provide free school meals to children during school closures
WE joined forces with Teach First, Big Education Conversation and school trusts to call for action to help children losing Free School Meals in the face of school closures.
An interview with innovative educators, Linda Kaser and Judy Halbert, who co-developed the Spirals of Enquiry process - a model for improving outcomes for disadvantaged groups of learners.
A number of WE schools are investigating how they might use remote learning in the event of school closures. We've collected some useful resources on how schools can effectively provide online learning.
WE recently took a group of trust leaders to Cupertino, California, to take part in Apple's International Leaders programme. Find out what they learned about 'leading into the future' and creating a positive culture aligned to their values.
Whole Education's Verity Cane shares her personal reflections on our 10th Annual Conference - including what she learned about the power of collaboration and need for greater risk taking in the system.
At our 9th Annual Conference, one session focused on making your secondary curriculum work for white working class boys. Find out what we learned.
WE had an amazing time at the Whole Education conference at the end of January. There were so many highlights - find out what your network tweeted about the day.
All WE programmes are designed around our key principles. Find out what participants in the launch of our WE Lab Classrooms programme told us about what makes effective CPD in Rosie's new blog.
"We are a school on a journey, moving in the right direction, and our door is always open". WE speak to Paul Gallagher, Headteacher at Annecy Catholic Primary School, about leading a whole education.
WE were very excited to see 2 Whole Education schools celebrated for their great character education practice in the new DfE guidance framework.
How can research empower teachers to deliver '2-for-1’ teaching approaches (that improve outcomes while developing wider skills) in their classrooms?
"Our top priority is to live up to our motto – Learn to Love, Love to Learn". Rachel Tomlinson, Headteacher of Barrowford Primary School, shares her teaching story.
Douglas, WE's Executive Director, shares his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities of the future, and how our 10th Annual Conference has been designed to help leaders better understand what it means for them.
"We have access, through the network, to the best thinking about education in the world. It’s such a privilege to be part of that". Tim Smith, Headteacher at The Beeches, shares his teaching story.
Find out how a secondary school in the WE network saved money and delivered on their school's priorities by introducing ASDAN's Lift Off programme for smooth transitions from primary.
The teachers and leaders across our network are changing young lives in their schools and classrooms every day. Craig Clarke, Headteacher at Lea Forest Academy, shares his teaching story.
Whole Education's Director of Secondaries Lisa Ling reflects on the word gap: on why it matters, why simple solutions aren't enough, and why she's excited about a new, collaborative WE approach to words for all.
Resilience experts Bounce Forward share some top tips and practical insight on building students' resilience to help them thrive- in life, learning and work.
WE Strategic Partner Bounce Forward, who have 11 years experience in the area, share their insights on resilience, what it is and why it matters.
Following the Timpson Review, WE's Rosie shares how an evidence-based model from British Columbia could help schools to meet the needs of all learners.
Discover Whole Education's new look, download our logos for your school website, and find out what to expect in your 2019/20 network membership packs.