News

DfE fails to hit female leadership coaching target

The Department for Education is almost a year behind on its target to link 1,000 women teachers with 1,000...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Teaching misconduct: Sexual impropriety dominates lifetime bans

Three quarters of teachers banned from the profession for life last year were excluded for sexual misconduct – with...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
Opinion

NCTL processes are robust but must be applied correctly

The NCTL’s procedures are robust and rigorous, says James Lynas, but it needs sufficient numbers of properly trained staff...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
News

Long read: The inside story of the Trojan Horse trial collapse

One of Michael Gove’s first decisions as education secretary was to abolish the General Teaching Council for England (GTCE)...

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

National College no longer approves teacher training providers

The government has stripped more powers from the National College for Teaching and Leadership, telling schools to submit requests...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

‘Superhead’ Jo Shuter has teaching ban overturned

A superhead who was banned from teaching for life over her expenses can now return to the classroom after...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Identifying Trojan Horse witnesses would put off future whistleblowers, warns union

Teachers would be discouraged from coming forward to blow the whistle on wrongdoing in schools if the government breaks...

John Dickens
John Dickens
News

Schools can get £5k for getting ‘returner teachers’ back into classrooms

The National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) has launched another pilot to try to encourage qualified teachers back...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg