• Teacher drop-outs rise in every subject, and 8 more workforce findings

    The rate of teachers dropping out of the classroom increased for every single subject between 2015 and last year, new figures show. The Department for Education has published its latest analysis of data on teacher supply, retention and mobility. The analysis is published twice a year. Officials analysed the school workforce census data and initial teacher

    11.40 Sep. 27th, 2018 | News

  • Schools won't have to contribute to early career bonuses for maths teachers

    The government has confirmed it will proceed with its plans for early career bonuses for maths teachers who choose to stay in the profession, and has announced that schools will not have to contribute at all to the payments. In October last year Schools Week reported that the maximum bursary on offer to new maths

    13.08 Aug. 31st, 2018 | News

  • DfE property company considers onsite housing for teachers

    The government-backed company tasked with buying sites for new schools is looking at providing housing for teachers in new developments, its chief executive has revealed. Lara Newman (pictured below) has told an event in London that LocatED is “in the very early stages” of¬†developing onsite housing for teachers at schools in some areas, though there

    13.05 Apr. 17th, 2018 | News