• Heads concerned after 'lifeline' school improvement funding cut

    A “lifeline” government scheme that issued school improvement grants has closed, with £85 million from its coffers left unspent. The National Association of Head Teachers has expressed concerns after the Department for Education announced this week that no further routine grants will be awarded from the strategic school improvement fund, though emergency funding will still

    12.38 Aug. 2nd, 2018 | News

  • Teach Firsters return to the classroom ten years on

    Teachers who trained with education charity Teach First when it launched 15 years ago are returning to the profession, after leaving it behind to try out different industries. Data gathered by Teach First on trainees who joined the programme in 2003 and 2004 have shown that more of them were back in the classroom last

    5.00 Jul. 14th, 2018 | News

  • Paul Whiteman, General secretary, NAHT

    Almost a year to the day since he was unveiled as the NAHT’s preferred candidate to replace Russell Hobby as its general secretary, Paul Whiteman is preparing to deliver his inaugural keynote speech at the union’s annual conference. But Whiteman’s address in Liverpool this weekend will be delivered under very different circumstances to his predecessor’s

    5.00 May. 8th, 2018 | Features