Curriculum Conference 28th November 2019, London.

Curriculum Conference 2019 A review. This conference attracted delegates from England, Scotland, Spain and Zimbabwe and from across the maintained and independent school sectors. Most delegates were senior school leaders, most of whom described their aspirations for the day to be to ‘find out about models of curriculum design’. Designing a curriculum so that it…

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Embedding Social and Emotional Learning across the Curriculum

During UKFIET 2019 this year we were pleased to present a paper on the benefits of embedding Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) across the curriculum. Narinder Gill spoke about the importance of embedding cross-cutting issues such as Peace Education and Critical Thinking throughout all subjects and areas of learning. The abstract is presented below. As…

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Ofsted: Doing the Right Thing

The Curriculum Foundation welcomes the new draft Ofsted inspection framework, which puts the school curriculum or, as Amanda Spielman rightly puts it, ‘the substance of education’ at its heart. The framework is grounded in Ofsted’s own inspection and research evidence as well as drawing on findings from internationally respected organisations such as EEF and OECD,…

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