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Graham Newell

Graham has worked in education for 30 years as a teacher, manager and senior officer in a number of Local Authorities. In recent years he has been involved in a number of exciting and well regarded initiatives. He is responsible for coordinating our education advisory and school support team. Graham has a strong interest in professional development and has enjoyed providing training at all levels from mid-day supervisors to post-graduates and MA students.
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How to support pupils who are dealing with death

Posted by Graham Newell on 10 June, 2016

"1 in 29 children have been bereaved of a parent or sibling – that equates to one in every class." - Child Bereavement UK

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The future of the recruitment and retention crisis

Posted by Graham Newell on 8 April, 2016

I have so many questions!

  • Am I alone in my frustration?
  • Are current reforms simply a distraction that will diminish rather than improve the quality of education in England?
  • Are schools having to focus on the urgent and not the important?

Ahead of this year’s #ShapingCPD conference, I’ve been thinking about what has made the headlines in education since last year’s conference recommendations were published.

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The Green Paper, 'Support and Aspiration'

Posted by Graham Newell on 9 March, 2011

The Green Paper, Support and Aspiration

by Graham Newell

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