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17 Jan 2020
Alex Hems: Head's Blog January 17 2020

The Rights and Wrongs of Mobile Phones at SchoolThere has been a great deal of discussion recently around the approaches that different schools take to the use of mobile phones. Some have expressed the view that banning phones has resulted in an impr...

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07 Jan 2020
Businesses Need To Support Women Or Risk Losing Out On Tomorrow's Talent

By Alex Hems, Head, St George’s School for Girls, Edinburgh. This article is currently featured on the Business Insider website (January 2020).Despite there being almost a million more women in Britain than men, only one in five UK businesses are run...

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06 Jan 2020
All-through Schools are an Education in Getting it Right for Kids – Alex Hems

By Alex Hems, Head, St George’s School for Girls, Edinburgh(This article was published in the Scotsman Newspaper on Tuesday 31 December 2019)Many of us will remember the summer before we moved into ‘big school’. The excitement of a new school mixed w...

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18 Dec 2019
Alex Hems: Head's Blog December 18 2019

The second half of this term has been an immensely busy and productive time across the school. Barely a week seems to have passed without hearing about success in the STEM field. At the end of October two teams entered the regional round of the UK Sp...

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06 Dec 2019
Alex Hems: Head's Blog December 6 2019

Seeing Clearly in a 'post-truth' World How do we help young people to identify fake news, in a world of memes, misinformation and in which ‘deep faking’ is becoming a serious security concern? This was the question put to us at the recent GSA Heads’ ...

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