headteacher update

Headteacher Update is the only magazine delivered directly to every primary school headteacher in the UK. It is published six times a year, at the beginning of each term and half-term, to keep headteachers up-to-date with everything going on in primary education. Headteacher Update is available free as a print edition to primary school headteachers and is further supported by a monthly bulletin available free to anyone who registers an interest.

Headteacher Update is written by its own team of writers and education journalists, supported by contributions from leading figures in UK education and from practising and experienced headteachers, senior leaders and teachers.


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headteacher update articles

Be ‘bold and courageous’ with your curriculum, Ofsted urges

Published: 17 April 2018

Curriculum, exclusion and literacy – Ofsted outlines its key priorities at Headteacher Update’s Ninth Pupil Premium & Ofsted Conference

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Education support charity reports sharp rise in calls about stress

Published: 16 April 2018

Calls from worried teachers to the Education Support Partnership’s confidential helpline have risen by a third in the last year, figures show.

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Coalition steps-up its baseline fight

Published: 08 March 2018

As the government decides which commercial company will win the £10 million contract for the baseline assessment of four-year-olds, the ‘More than a Score’ coalition has published a dossier of evidence against the controversial policy

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Stark differences in per-teacher CPD spending

Published: 26 February 2018

At least 17,000 teachers and teaching assistants are working in schools where there is hardly any budget for CPD, a new analysis has revealed.

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