6 ways trusts can boost teacher retention
Crunching the data from seven years of School Workforce Census let us identify the best ways that trusts can support career...
SIR DAVID CARTER
Executive director of system leadership, Ambition Institute
We must equip youngsters for increasingly rapid change
Why are we educating the young for the low-paid, low-productivity present, instead of the workplace challenges of the future? ask Estelle...
BARONESS ESTELLE MORRIS and LORD DAVID BLUNKETT
Former New Labour education secretaries
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children need support from schools
Pupils from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller backgrounds have the lowest school attainment of all ethnic groups, says Patricia Stapleton. School leaders...
Policy manager, the Traveller Movement
Valuing the curriculum in its own right
If the only reason to study a subject is a passing grade, it’s no wonder that many pupils do not want...
Vice-principal, The Nuneaton Academy
It’s time to take a long view on the recruitment crisis
The government’s latest boost for new maths and physics teachers may not solve much, apart from attracting staff to good schools...
Professor of education, Sheffield Hallam University
Can networks close the research practice gap in the classroom?
Networks are powerful. Look at Barack Obama’s election based on community networks through the “snowflake model’ to see the potential of...
JESSICA MASON BLAKEY
Head of assessment, Evidence Based Education
It’s not fair that getting an EHC plan could depend on your postcode
The headlines from today’s new data on the number of education, health and care (EHC) plans show a dramatic 11 per...
Director of Operations, Driver Youth Trust
Ten tips for good teacher recruitment
As the resignation deadline for staff planning to leave in the summer looms, Anna Hennell James’ hints help to ease the...
ANNA HENNELL JAMES
Chief executive officer, Orwell Multi-Academy Trust
I’m proud to be a Conservative, but the funding crisis makes me angry
The Conservative party has achieved much in education, says Steve Mastin, but school funding has become a huge distraction If you’re...
History teacher, vice-president of the Conservative Education Society
Who wants to be a millionaire? Teachers…
Are teachers hungry for money or driven by compassion for others? It sounds a simplistic choice. But an interesting thing about...
Co-founder, Teacher Tapp