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FEATURES 22 AN EDUCATION FOR EVERY GIRL

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Girls’ education has come a long way since the first International Women’s Day more than a century ago, but efforts to improve access further are critical.

32 USED, ABUSED OR FALSELY ACCUSED? School leaders are under enormous pressure on many fronts. Fortunately the NAHT’s Representation and Advice service is here to offer expertise and support.

36 10 STEPS TO IMPROVE BEHAVIOUR Good behaviour is at the top of every school’s agenda. Achieving it requires strategy, consistent applications of the rules and a shared commitment from everyone involved.

40 OFSTED’S EXPECTATIONS An HMI gives LF readers the inside track on what Ofsted inspectors want to see when assessing SEND provision: high aspirations, rigorous assessment and effective support.

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44 FLIPPED LEARNING It’s time to rethink the teaching experience and turn the classroom upside down, according to two US chemistry teachers who visited London recently.

12 NAHT PARTNERS The NAHT has secured more great offers for both schools and individual members to take advantage of.

17 RONA TUTT’S COLUMN The National College and the Teaching Agency are joining forces but the wide variety of paths into initial teacher training still has potential to confuse candidates.

19 RUSSELL HOBBY’S COLUMN The year so far has seen a number of ups and downs in eeducation, but the NAHT is poised to seize the initiative.

20 STRANGE S BUT TRUE

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A Actor Steven Seagal teaches vigilantes how to safeguard a sc school, while yoga classes could be banned for ‘sun worship’.

48 WHAT’S W NEW

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B Books, apps and competitions, plus information and re resources about International Women’s Day on March 8.

50 SUSAN S YOUNG’S COLUMN

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A head teacher discovers that tweeting is not just for the bbirds when a heavy snow forces him to close his school. MARCH/APRIL 2013 ● LEADERSHIP FOCUS

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