Keeping ahead of the recruitment game

7th December 2017

Staffing our schools continues to be a problem. Marie Cahalane looks at where schools can find support and considers some of the innovative measures being adopted to keep the education wheels turning Teacher recruitment is [read more]

Number of trainee teachers falls short

1st December 2017

Provisional recruitment to initial teacher training programmes in England in the academic year 2017 to 2018 figures released indicating shortfall of teachers The government has released information on recruitment to initial teacher training (ITT) programmes, [read more]

Managing budgets and performance-related pay

29th November 2017

It’s no secret – the most expensive line in the school budget is staff pay. According to figures from the Department for Education* staff pay typically represents over 70% of expenditure; anything over 80% is [read more]

The rise of the unqualified teacher

23rd November 2017

Ben Evans, of Edge Grove School, considers the teacher crisis and explores seeking out the very best for your school According to official government numbers many hundreds of thousands of children across the country are [read more]

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