• DfE wields axe on teacher training bursaries as Covid causes supply rises

    The government has slashed some teacher training bursaries by as much as 73 per cent, with others scrapped altogether, as the supply of people wanting to be teachers rises because of the coronavirus. New guidance on initial teacher training funding for the 2021-22 academic year shows all bursaries previously offered by the government to trainees

    10.39 Oct. 13th, 2020 | News

  • Half of teachers would move to a tougher school for a promotion or reduced timetable

    Around half of teachers would consider moving to a tougher school if offered a promotion or timetable reduction, new research has found. The recruitment gap report, published by the Sutton Trust today, also found that more than half of teachers would want to see a “clearly enforced and effective behaviour policy” in place before moving

    0.01 Jul. 10th, 2019 | News

  • Don't shy away from seeking science specialists, urges new report

    Advertising for general science teachers is no more effective than seeking those with subject-specific qualifications, according to new research. Analysis by SchoolDash of teaching job adverts found roles for specialist positions were less likely to be re-advertised than for those general positions, contradicting a “common assumption that specialist positions are harder to fill”. The results

    10.10 Apr. 24th, 2019 | News