Tag: Teach First

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Nearly one in three children who start primary school in England at the age of five are not “school ready”, according to new analysis by Teach First. The...
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The annual Teach First Innovation Awards exist to give a leg up to start-ups that want to tackle inequality in education. Now in their fifth year, the awards...
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The percentage of lesbian, gay, bi and trans people signing up to train with the education charity Teach First has almost doubled in the last three years. The...
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Early last year, Joanne Crossley hung up her wig and joined Teach First at 46. It was a shock to the system, but not a bad one It...
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We need bold new ideas to complement pay rises and beat the retention crisis, claims Russell Hobby There is a truth at the heart of education success that...
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“I have never known what is weird and what is not,” says Brett Wigdortz, the man who founded teacher training programme Teach First 15 years ago and, as...
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Middle leaders in schools could be trained to deliver careers advice through a proposed new apprenticeship. The teacher training charity Teach First has called for an “apprenticeship qualification”...
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Ministers have been called on to allow school teacher training providers access to the same pool of graduates targeted by Teach First after a new row over the...
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Russell Hobby has been appointed as chief executive of the teacher training charity Teach First. Hobby, currently general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers, will take...
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The Teach First innovation unit offers a year of support, including a salary, to out-of-the-box thinkers who get through to its final round for the annual Innovation Awards....
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Teach First plans to shift its focus away from London to six of the government’s 12 “opportunity areas”. Brett Wigdortz, the charity’s founder and outgoing chief executive, made...
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Teach First founder Brett Wigdortz will step down as chief executive of the teacher training charity at the end of October. Wigdortz founded Teach First 15 years ago...
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Recruitment for special schools is way tougher than in the mainstream, but there are steps that the government and schools can take, says Marc Rowland. If you have...
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Training provider Teach First should ditch London and instead place its top graduates into schools in the country’s ten lowest-performing local authorities, says the Social Mobility and Child...