News

What you need to know about plans for a new international QTS qualification

Plans for a new international qualified teacher status qualification will be developed by an expert working group and trialled...

James Carr
James Carr
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
ITT

How can we get schools to offer more ITT placements?

The government wants schools more involved in initial teacher training, but how can we encourage them to offer more...

Freddie Whittaker
JACK WORTH
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
ITT, Ofsted

Two ITE providers rated ‘inadequate’ in first tranche of new Ofsted inspections

Two initial teacher education (ITE) providers have been rated ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted in the first tranche of inspections under...

James Carr
James Carr
News

DfE ITT market review: the 9 things you need to know

The Department for Education has published its initial teacher training market review and consultation on the recommendations today. Schools...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
News

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
News

Coronavirus: Special QTS arrangements do not give trainees ‘free pass’

Trainee teachers must not receive a “free pass” under the new system for awarding qualified teacher status, new guidance...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Coronavirus: Trainees to qualify based on progress made towards teachers’ standards

Trainee teachers due to qualify this year will be judged on their completed assessments and progress towards the teachers’...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker