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Hundreds of schools are using apps to employ supply teachers in a bid to cut out crippling recruitment agency fees. But they should be “cautious” about using the...
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The government has stripped more powers from the National College for Teaching and Leadership, telling schools to submit requests to become a teacher training provider directly to the...
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Hereford Sixth Form College has become the first institute of its kind to convert to academy status, with plans to invest some its VAT savings into supporting partner...
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State schools should hand out places based on random admission ballots to ensure the country’s best comprehensives can’t tactically select wealthier pupils, the Sutton Trust has said. New...
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Pay increases for teachers in England have fallen behind the majority of other professions over the last six years, a new report has found. The emerging pay gap...
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Teach First plans to shift its focus away from London to six of the government’s 12 “opportunity areas”. Brett Wigdortz, the charity’s founder and outgoing chief executive, made...
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Vicky Beer, regional schools commissioner for Lancashire and West Yorkshire, is stepping down after less than a year and a half in post to head up a new...
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School leaders want MPs to fight the government’s “grossly unfair and discriminatory” Progress 8 measure that will award three times more points to pupils moving between top grades...
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Schools are increasingly opting to employ migrant teachers on strict two year-only visas. The government’s Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) published its “review of teachers” report last week calling...
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The skills and apprenticeships minster has warned there is “clearly something wrong” with schools where “not enough” good careers advice is delivered as he launched the government’s ‘comprehensive...
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Black girls are the only ethnic group that outnumber their male peers taking science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) A-levels, research exclusively shared with Schools Week reveals. The...