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Schools handed extra cash to take NQTs off-timetable after Covid hits induction

Schools will receive cash to fund additional off-timetable development for their current cohort of newly qualified teachers (NQTs) as...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Ofsted: ITE curriculums not ‘sufficiently ambitious’, and 5 other findings

Too few initial teacher education (ITE) partnerships have a “sufficiently ambitious” curriculum for their trainees, and “too many” are...

James Carr
James Carr
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‘You grow with the grant, then shrink back at the end’: the primary scooping up DfE accolades

From the outside, Charles Dickens looks like any other inner-London primary school. But behind the walls of its building...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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DfE to offer new headteachers ‘targeted support’ during first two years in post

The Department for Education has announced a “targeted support package” for new headteachers, offering additional training in the first...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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Everything you need to know about the government’s new Institute of Teaching

Just £17 million of £121 million budgeted for the government’s “world-leading” Institute of Teaching is guaranteed to set up...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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International QTS proposal gives SCITTs chance to expand overseas

Government proposals for an international QTS qualification represent a “real opportunity” for school-based providers to expand overseas, teacher training...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Covid-19: Trainees can get qualified teacher status based on progress again this year

Trainee teachers unable to complete their courses because of Covid disruption will once again be able to achieve qualified...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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New Institute of Teaching sparks warning of the ‘Gibb-isation of education’

The new government-funded Institute of Teaching has been branded as another example of the “Gibb-isation of education”. The Department...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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DfE to establish new ‘Institute of Teaching’ to train up to 1,000 teachers a year

The government will establish a new Institute of Teaching to train up to 1,000 new teachers each year, with...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker