Media Spotlight

The work and impact of the Thinking Matters approach and Thinking Schools has regular coverage in both National and Educational media press and publications.

Recent coverage includes:

Teach Secondary – Teach Secondary visit their first Thinking School, Leventhorpe Secondary in Hertfordshire and report back on their findings.

Belfast Live – Top revision tips to ensure you’re revising smarter and not longer – Apr 2019

Training Journal – Future of Work – Adaptability – Alisdair Wade urges educationalists to prepare young people to be ready for an automated future – Apr 2019

FE News –  Thinking School Pupils make outstanding Progress – Feb 2019

Training Journal – How Thinking Schools can skills can prepare young people for the march of the robots – Feb 2019

TES –  Becoming a Thinking School transformed our pupils learning – Jan 2019 or view as Pdf

Sec Ed – Embracing Thinking Schools – Jan 2019

Primary Times – Don’t stop Thinking Just because it’s Christmas – Dec 2018

FE News – Thinking Matters brings the Thinking School approach to exam obsessed China – Nov 2018

FE News and NEConnected – The exam factory model comes at enormous cost at a human level – A response to the Budget announcement that mental health services are to receive a signifiant cash injection – Oct 2018

Teach Secondary – Meddle in the Middle – Dr Dave Walters considers educators ‘getting it right’ and why Thinking Matters – Aug 2018

Western Morning News – Thinking Schools only way to save jobs from AI – Aug 2018

Back to School Annual 2018– Thinking Outside the Box – the effect of becoming a Thinking School on students with Autism – Aug 2018

TES – Teach the Skills that keep the robots working for us – 26 July 2018

Education for Everybody Online – Becoming a Thinking School helped our pupils become self-motivated learners – 24 July 2018

Teaching Times – Thinking skills could improve GCSE results by a whole grade – July 2018

FE News – Children who learn thinking skills could improve their GCSE results by a whole grade– July 2018

 – New research reveals striking improvements in schools which adopt ‘map-reading’ model of learning – June 2018

For a full copy of Dr David Walters research report see here

nb: This page is regularly updated with new articles as they appear.

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