Election 2024

Labour £450m pledge could net 7,000 teachers – but not all new

Analysis finds combination of higher pay and bursaries and new early-career payments could help bridge supply gap - but...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Recruitment and retention

Five key findings on teacher recruitment and retention

Cutting workload could have similar impact to raising pay, finds report

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Recruitment and retention

Trust plans for accountancy-style career path for teaching assistants

Route would be targeted at support staff who don't already hold a degree

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
Recruitment

Now Teach: DfE ‘re-assessing’ how to get career-changers

Damian Hinds was quizzed about the decision to axe programme's funding

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Recruitment

Teacher training top-up courses slashed as DfE cuts costs

Funding to provide subject knowledge enhancement (SKE) courses cut to just five subjects from next month

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Recruitment

Just half of secondary teacher recruitment target met

The secondary target has been missed 10 out of the last 11 years

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Overseas teachers exempt from new visa crackdown

Home Office suggests teachers from overseas will not be impacted by £12.5k hike to visa thresholds

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Schools

Recruiters seek actors for school teaching assistant jobs

Unions warn move could be a 'good quick fix' in the recruitment crisis but is 'hugely expensive'

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Jamaican teachers ease Harris Federation’s recruitment woes

The leading trust says it has hired more than 150 specialist teachers from the country in five years

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter