Diversity

Diversity in academy trust leadership needs to improve. What can the sector do about it?

Improvements to diversity in academy trust leadership are long overdue, but more data is needed to properly explore the...

Freddie Whittaker
ALICE GREGSON AND ED DORRELL
News

Drop in new teachers securing jobs, and 5 more findings from ITT data

The number of newly qualified teachers securing jobs in state schools saw a sharp drop during the pandemic, official...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Teacher departures down 17% during pandemic, plus 4 more school workforce findings

Teaching’s increasingly young and diverse workforce continued to grow last year as staff departures slumped during Covid, new figures...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Investigation: diversity of education leadership roles fails to improve despite DfE pledge

The proportion of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) leaders of England’s largest academy trusts has fallen, with 98...

James Carr
James Carr
Opinion

Children need to see more ethnically diverse school leaders

Few school leaders and senior managers are from non-white backgrounds. How long will education have to wait for that...

Expert Contributor
DAVID HERMITT
News

Revealed: the lack of diversity in education leadership roles

Only three per cent of the largest academy trusts in the country are led by non-white bosses, a new...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Diversity

How do we improve diversity in the media without tokenism?

Every summer, Schools Week publishes a count of how many women vs men – and how many BAME contributors – have...

Schools Week Reporter
CATH MURRAY