News

School-led teacher training routes pull further ahead

The proportion of trainee teachers that took the government’s favoured school-led route into the profession increased again last year,...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

Cash-strapped specialist teacher training hubs struggle to recruit

Specialist teacher training hubs set up to tackle teacher shortages in languages, physics and maths are struggling to sign...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

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
Opinion

Ignore the rise in school-led teacher training routes – universities are here to stay

The Department for Education’s recent Teacher Training Performance Profiles for 2015/16 prompted inevitable cries in the media of “the...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor