Exams

Schools told to raid own coffers to get pupils to exams during rail strike

DfE says schools are 'best placed to prioritise their spending to support their pupils and students' during biggest rail...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Teacher pay

Teacher pay: 8 interesting findings from the DfE’s STRB evidence

Ministers' submission includes analysis of the teacher recruitment and retention market, as well as staff pay trends

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Teacher pay

Pay reforms leave women teachers out of pocket

Decline in progression after 2014 reforms 'more pronounced' for part-time staff, DfE analysis finds

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Teacher pay

IFS: Most teachers will still be worse off after pay rise

Starting salaries will rise, but more experienced teachers face 5% real-terms pay cut, warns think tank

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
School funding

Save some cash for later to fund teacher pay bill, DfE says

Schools told to plan budgets over multiple years to make best use of 'frontloaded' funding settlement

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Teacher pay

Zahawi asks STRB for two-year pay plan to help achieve £30k salary pledge

Education secretary tells pay review body he wants a 'significant uplift' to starting salaries

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Teacher pay

Apprentice teaching assistants: Exploitation or opportunity?

Some schools and trusts are offering TA apprentices less than £7,000 a year

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

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
News

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