THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Who benefits most from the “all-through school” model?

Cognita schools are as diverse as the students they educate. We encourage our educators to develop approaches to education, based…

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Why is handwriting still so important in this day and age?

The sense of pride in writing created by hand can be instilled in children from a young age, says Warren…

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Why the co-ed vs single-sex debate may have limited shelf life

Single-sex schooling versus co-education is a sensitive and recurring debate, particularly in the independent sector where gender separation rises to…

 Posted 8 months ago
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Could gender-neutral education lead to true equality for our children?

Education is fundamental to changing attitudes towards gender discrimination, says Warren Honey, Headmaster of Hydesville Tower School in the UK….

 Posted 10 months ago
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Moving away from ability grouping

All Cognita schools are different, reflecting the needs of the families and communities they serve. We encourage our educators to…

 Posted 12 months ago
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Why I love noisy classrooms

Research shows that children are most successful when teachers talk less, but the myth that a noisy classroom is an…

 Posted 1 year ago
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The new GCSEs aren’t about cramming knowledge – they’re about having fun with the subject

The introduction of more rigorous GCSEs has understandably been challenging for teachers. But if they try to teach them in…

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Few professions can match teaching for sheer joy

Can evidence-based practice help to reignite the brilliance of being a teacher? Introducing initiatives backed by evidence will ultimately lead…

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Schools should not be mistaken for workplace training grounds

 It is common for people to fall into the trap of viewing a school as simply a place of preparation…

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What is “Cooperative Learning” and why should you introduce it to your classroom?

Amy Melton, Grade 1 teacher at the International School Saigon Pearl (ISSP) in Vietnam, contests that by introducing Cooperative Learning…

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Teaching all over the world. Why pursue an international career in education?

From newly qualified teacher to Head of a school rated Outstanding before the age of 33, Melissa McBride, Headteacher at…

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What does it take to be a “leader” in education?

Simon Camby, Cognita’s Director of Education, Europe argues all great leaders in education demonstrate five consistent qualities. I’ve been in…

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Highlights from Cognita Leading Education 2016 Conference

As Cognita announces its second annual Leading Education conference for school leaders from across the Cognita world, we share video…

 Posted 2 years ago
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