Schools

Teacher pay rise proposals will ‘exacerbate supply challenges’

The NFER backs higher pay rises, bursaries and bonuses - but secondary teachers should get higher awards than primary...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Jump in teachers leaving, plus 6 more school workforce findings

Thousands more teachers leaving the profession again as pandemic effect wears off, with vacancies at highest since 2010

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

£3k teachers retention bonuses: How they will work

Up to 7,000 early-career computing, maths, physics and chemistry teachers in 2,500 schools will receive retention bonuses

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

A third of new secondary heads ‘leave profession within five years’

Union analysis suggests a growing exodus, and shows pay restraint and inflation have wiped 21 per cent off leaders'...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Salary top-ups for new teachers boost retention rates by 23%

Findings show bonuses can help fix staff shortages, researchers say, but one in five teachers still leave in some...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Schools handed extra cash to take NQTs off-timetable after Covid hits induction

Schools will receive cash to fund additional off-timetable development for their current cohort of newly qualified teachers (NQTs) as...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Teachers with more freedom are happier, and 5 more NFER findings

There is limited evidence on teacher autonomy, so the National Foundation for Educational Research has delved into data to...

John Dickens
John Dickens
Opinion

The Early Career Framework: disconnected, piecemeal and lacking ambition!

The government’s teacher recruitment and retention strategy has been warmly welcomed in most quarters, but David Spendlove finds it...

Expert Contributor
DAVID SPENDLOVE
News

Recruitment and retention strategy pledges £130m for new teacher induction

The education secretary has finally unveiled his teacher recruitment and retention strategy, pledging a £130 million reduced timetable and...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker