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Reduce teachers’ timetabled hours in most disadvantaged schools, says Teach First

The government should fund a £30 million-a-year pilot to reduce teachers’ timetabled hours in some of the most disadvantaged...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Pay freeze means experienced teachers have seen pay cut by 8% since 2007 – IFS

The government’s decision to freeze pay for most teachers means experienced staff will earn 8 per cent less in...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
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PM incorrectly claims 6 million pupils will benefit from tutoring

The prime minister has incorrectly claimed in Parliament that six million pupils will benefit from the government’s tutoring reforms....

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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More evidence needed to defend high salaries for CEOs of academy trusts

Defences of high salaries for the chief executives of academy trusts are not “evidence-based or robust enough” to withstand...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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UCAS teacher training applications data: 7 things we learned

Applications for teacher training have surged as the pandemic fuels interest in the profession, with new figures showing applicant...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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NEU conference votes to survey members on teacher pay strike action

The country’s largest education union will survey its members to “build towards a ballot for national strike action” if...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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NASUWT votes to use industrial action ‘where necessary’ if teachers are denied pay progression because of Covid

NASUWT conference has voted to use industrial action “where necessary” to challenge schools which fail to mitigate the impact...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Unions reject teacher pay freeze and call on STRB to defy government

Four education unions representing hundreds of thousands of teachers and leaders have rejected the government’s pay freeze for 2021,...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Just 6,400 teachers eligible for a pay rise in 2021, and 5 other things we learned from the government’s STRB evidence

Only around 6,400 unqualified teachers will be eligible for a pay rise this year, the government has predicted. The...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth