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Innovate-ED grew out of our FEDSpace sessions. It is built around the question of how best to manage innovation in education? In the style of all FED’s work, it brings together a wide range of voices, and has been driven particularly by a number of education technology

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The Future World of Work & Its Implications for Education

We are delighted to be in partnership with Hays Education, hosting a series of free breakfast seminars, bringing together thought leaders and education leaders up and down the country to explore our most pressing education issues; and what the possibilities are with a longer-term vision

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Towards a long-term plan for education

The The Foundation for Education Development (FED) is delighted to present Branwen Jeffreys and Sir Michael Barber in conversation about a long-term plan for education. This important conversation helps us to think about the architecture needed to support a long-term plan for education.  Read our third FED National

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Fostering Partnerships for Immersive Experiences

The Foundation for Education Development (FED) are delighted to share a thinkpiece by Evonne Bixter, Head of Engagement for Shakespeare North Playhouse. The Shakespeare North Playhouse in Prescot, Merseyside, in the north of England is a cultural and educational venue that opened in 2022. The development includes a

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What needs to change in education for children growing up in poverty?

The Foundation for Education Development (FED) are delighted to share a thinkpiece by Georgina Burt, Development Manager at Child Poverty Action Group.  Georgina joined CPAG in 2021 after doing lots of Poverty Proofing with schools across England while at Children North East. Her role involves raising awareness of

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Key Speakers Announced FED National Education Summit 2023

Shaping our education system for the next decade. A day to connect, reflect, and make your voice heard The Foundation for Education Development (FED) believes we need a ten-year plan for education. Constant short term, politically driven changes simply add stress and confusion to a

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Abigail Gray

What’s the intention at the heart of the SEND Improvement Plan?

The Foundation for Education Development (FED) asked Abigail Gray to write a thinkpiece following the FED SEND Roundtable discussion and release of the SEND and alternative provision improvement plan.  Abigail has more than 30 years of experience in SEND, teaching in a variety of settings

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Hannahstolton Blog

Why more inclusive school boards are vital

The Foundation for Education Development (FED) asked Hannah Stolton, CEO at Governors for Schools, to write a thinkpiece around governor diversity. Governors for Schools is an educational charity, supporting schools and Multi Academy Trusts by recruiting volunteers to sit on their Boards as Trustees and

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Aimee Tinkler

What can flourishing really mean?

The Foundation for Education Development’s National Education Leaders Council discussed the notion of human flourishing with a provocation by Michael Stevenson from OECD. At this meeting we asked Aimée Tinkler, Deputy Director of the Greenwood Academies Teaching Institute and Vice-president of the Chartered College of

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Blog Images Christine O Zden

Context is everything!

As part of our The Foundation for Education Development’s Climate Change & Sustainability Steering Group Workshop, we asked members of the Steering Group and FED Learners Council to share their reflections on the 24 consultation on the discussion. In this think piece, Christine Özden, Global

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Patrick Wall

‘In conversation with’ Patrick Wall

To help us think about what is needed to create a long-term vision and framework for education in England, Carl Ward (FED Chair), hosts a series of ‘In Conversation With’ videos with significant influential individuals to help move our thinking forward. This week we are

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