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    Published on 03 January 2017
    Inspection Myth Busting!Sean Harford HMI, National Director, Education, says that detailed and elaborate marking is not required by inspectors and there is little research evidence to suggest that it...
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    Published on 19 December 2016
    HfL’s ICT Services provides nationally acclaimed guidance and support underpinned by a Service Desk; to give you easy access to personalised support from the Information Services team to...
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    Published on 13 December 2016
    The December edition of the paper is now in schools, with a spotlight on ICT Services, including ways to save money and time with new products and technical support.The paper also features case...
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    Published on 12 December 2016
    Herts for Learning, the UK’s largest not-for-profit Schools’ Company, has appointed Andrew de Csilléry as Managing Director, with effect from April 2017.Andrew, who is a Founding Trustee...
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    Published on 25 October 2016
    Welcome back to another school year. We hope that the term has started well and that your pupils are already deepening their understanding.Much has happened over the last 12 months and much too over...
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    Published on 11 October 2016
    It is widely publicised across the education sector that there is a shortage of good-quality senior leaders, and as a result, schools are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit at this level....
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    Published on 09 October 2016
    HfL continues to work hard to ensure that it has a good understanding of the local and national issues that schools and settings are facing in a rapidly and constantly changing educational landscape...
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    Published on 08 October 2016
    Herts for Learning is offering a product called G Suite for Education, in conjunction with Google. Google recognises the importance of collaboration and has built G Suite with functionality to do...
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    Published on 07 October 2016
    There are many sources of information on the government’s policy for academisation, however there is still much uncertainty in the industry.  Herts for Learning is working with schools and...
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    Published on 03 October 2016
    The October edition of the paper is now in schools, with a spotlight on MATs, including our upcoming conferences and how HfL is supporting and helping school decide what is best for them.The paper...
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    Published on 02 October 2016
    A major survey carried out by the Department of Education showed that 37% of girls reported feeling “unhappy, worthless or unable to concentrate” – more than twice the percentage of...
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    Published on 21 September 2016
    The national curriculum programme of study for mathematics is very light on the detail needed to develop mental mathematics, yet this is a fundamental skill and a cornerstone of pupils’ ability...