Events

Upcoming event

Watch this space for more information on our event planned for November 2018.  We are excited to be hosting a solution focused event on flexible working in collaboration with WomenEd and EdvalUK. 

Stephen Lloyd Awards

We were thrilled to be asked to participate in an evening where we shared the project with many sponsors outside of education.  Huge congratulations to the winners and thank you to all those who have pledged their support in our future development.

Return to Teaching Workshops in SW London

In collaboration with the MTPTproject we hosted 3 free workshops for women returning to teaching.  The morning workshops provided a crèche and attracted participants from as far away as Tunbridge Wells.  We are looking forward to seeing them secure their ideal jobs at their level of experience.

Teacher voice at the Chartered College of Teaching

In February 2018, Lucy was one of the keynote speakers at the Chartered College of Teaching Annual Conference. You can watch her talk about flexible work in education here

Flexible teaching in the news

Men Get Promoted More Quickly

Article  from SchoolsWeek about research showing that the proportion of women appointed to leadership roles in schools is rising, but men are still being promoted more quickly. 

Policy Exchange

Link to a collection of essays on teacher recruitment and retention  - including "Let’s Talk About Flex" and "Recruiting and Retaining Teachers – the Art of the Possible". 

House of Commons Briefing Paper

Paper on the recruitment and retention of teachers in England, including Government initiatives to increase teacher supply.  

Government Return to Teaching Scheme Failure

Government return to teaching programme results in only 27 achieving the stated target of teaching Ebacc subjects at secondary schools by November 2016. The cost of each returner is estimated at £37,400.  

Punk Leadership - Thinking Outside the Box

Keziah Featherstone writes about leadership driven by uncompromising values and the determination to make dreams a reality and how a lack of it has been a barrier to flexible working in schools.

 

How Schools Are Implementing Flexible Working

Coverage of the Charted College of Teaching Annual Conference and how schools are using flexible working to their benefit.