What can our school leaders learn from Apple?

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Reading time: 4 minutes. Relevant event: Apple one-day workshops
SSAT senior education lead Dan Belcher describes key features of the recent Apple study visit to the USA by 18 education leaders
In April, 18 education leaders from England took part ..

Entries for EBacc GCSE subjects increase

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Provisional summer 2018 entry figures show a 5% increase in EBacc GCSE subjects whilst entries in non-EBacc subjects decreased by 13% compared to 2017.

This is one of the findings from Ofqual’s publication of provisional entries for this summer’s GC..

Hidden writing

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For a monk who lives in the Sinai desert in Egypt, in the world's oldest working monastery, Father Justin replies to emails very speedily.
It should come as no surprise: the Greek Orthodox monk is in charge of hauling the library at St Catherine..

The best books I’ve read so far this year…

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I normally round up my favourite reads at the end of the year but I’ve read so many really excellent books so far this year that I decided to put them out there now. Who knows? Maybe you’ll consider picking one of them up to peruse over the summer.