Opinion

Teaching apprenticeships will work if used wisely

There’s no reason why teacher apprenticeships can’t train new educators to the highest standards, says David Owen In 1947,...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
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Most new apprentice teaching assistants are paid just £3.50

The vast majority of apprentice teaching assistants are being used as “cheap labour” for just £3.50 an hour, the...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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New ‘careers leader’ apprenticeship for school staff proposed

Middle leaders in schools could be trained to deliver careers advice through a proposed new apprenticeship. The teacher training...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Government presses on with non-graduate teaching apprenticeship

Ministers are pressing ahead with proposals for an apprenticeship that would allow non-graduate teaching assistants to become qualified teachers,...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Private school with £35,000 yearly fees looks for £3.50-an-hour apprentice to tend grounds

A private school with annual fees of £35,000 is looking to take on a £3.50-an-hour apprentice to tend its...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Four academies approved to hire pupils as apprentices and lend staff to train others

Four multi-academy trusts are gearing up to offer jobs to former pupils and send staff to train apprentices in...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Opinion

The schools’ guide to apprenticeship reforms is out – what does it mean for you?

Ahead of some major changes to the way apprenticeships are funded in May this year, the DfE have published...

Gemma Gathercole
Gemma Gathercole
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Teaching apprenticeships: the new school direct?

Ministers are drawing up plans for an apprenticeship route into teaching that could replace current on-the-job training schemes, Schools...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker