This has been the most difficult of years for educators, but new ideas have never been far from the surface since the pandemic began.
Here’s our pick of this year’s ITM articles from 2020 – 21.
Is Christopher Pommerening the new leader of the Learning Revolution? In December we looked at his ideas.
In March, Elen Harris looked at giving high-impact feedback to students, while saving teachers time. Total win-win.
At the COBIS conference in May, Andreas Schleicher of the OECD looked at the vital new skill of 'global competence'.
Professor Marcus Du Sautoy explained the mathematics behind the spreading of a virus in our October edition.
Looking back over an incredible year, Phil Mathe spoke from the heart about Covid and the lives of middle leaders.
By January 2021 Diane Jacoutot, was predicting a teacher shortage in 2021 – 22 and with very good reason.
Are international schools culturally biased? Gwen Byrom thought we should ask ourselves some hard questions.
Kevin Bartlett showed in November that some of the old questions about education are still some of the most radical.
The message from Ashley Kirk and Doris Suchet in June was when planning strategically, don't guess - follow the data.
School design is more important than ever. In June, Ian Bogle looked at connections between spaces, inside and out.
For Richard Gaskell the year had been a white-water ride - but ways are emerging to help schools steer their way through.
Kyra Kellawan and Andreu Gual i Falco asked schools to challenge attitudes that undermine student aspiration.
The year has seen chaos in the world of formal assessment. Time for change wrote Ian Grove-Stephenson in April.
The time is right for new ideas. In May, Rachel Gillespie argued Occupational Therapy should be mainstream in schools.