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‘Strengthened’ QTS proposals due out today

A consultation on lengthening the time it takes teachers to fully qualify into the profession is set to launch...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
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Teaching assistants allowed to gain QTS through assessment-only route

The number of teachers qualifying through a 12-week “assessment-only” route is rising, fuelling fears that providers are letting applicants...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Nearly 5,000 prospective teachers fail QTS tests 3 times

Almost 5,000 prospective teachers failed the compulsory numeracy and literary skills test three times in 2015-16, shutting them out...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Greening: Teaching will cease to be only for university graduates

Teaching will cease to exist as a university graduate-only profession under Conservative plans for a new degree-equivalent apprenticeship route...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Learndirect debacle shines light on £2m teacher test contract

The future of online tests for trainee teachers is hanging in the balance, as the only provider which holds...

Tom Mendelsohn
Tom Mendelsohn
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Greening promises QTS won’t be scrapped, and 7 key findings from her College of Teaching conference speech

Justine Greening has promised qualified teacher status will not be scrapped amid concerns the entry-bar into teaching is being...

John Dickens
John Dickens