ITT

Cambridge university applies for teacher training approval after ‘freedom’ assurances

Top uni now has 'sufficient confidence' to seek reaccreditation under new reforms after refusing to apply in round one

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

National Institute of Teaching wants to be ‘tide that lifts all boats’

CEO Melanie Renowden tells Schools Week why the sector should embrace rather than fear the new flagship teacher training...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Covid

Teacher recruitment targets hiked as DfE predicts post-Covid exodus

Ministers have repeatedly missed past targets, but slashed trainee bursaries during a short-lived Covid boom

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Salary top-ups for new teachers boost retention rates by 23%

Findings show bonuses can help fix staff shortages, researchers say, but one in five teachers still leave in some...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Teacher training

DfE reveals its targets for £377m NPQ and ECF reforms

Documents show how the DfE will mark its own homework on flagship teacher training reforms

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Education Reform

Teacher training needs reform, but the government’s review isn’t nearly ambitious enough

The government’s initial teacher training review has the potential to improve some aspects of provision, but could prove to...

Freddie Whittaker
JONATHAN MOUNTSTEVENS
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

London secondaries offer fewest initial teacher training placements

London secondary schools are the least likely in the country to offer at least one initial teacher training placement,...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Education Reform, ITT

ITT reform ‘hugely risky’ to teacher supply and quality, warns government’s own adviser

Proposed reforms to teacher training could be “hugely risky” to teacher supply and quality, an adviser on the government’s...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker