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Teacher departures down 17% during pandemic, plus 4 more school workforce findings

Teaching’s increasingly young and diverse workforce continued to grow last year as staff departures slumped during Covid, new figures...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
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£500k to boost flexible working and drive staff retention

The government is looking for eight schools to share almost £500,000 as part of a programme to boost flexible...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
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Hinds defends extension of trainee teacher bursaries to more 2:2 graduates

The education secretary Damian Hinds has defended a move to relax the eligibility criteria for government teacher training bursaries,...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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DfE ‘looking at’ resilience measure for trainee teachers

A Bradford teacher-training organisation has reduced drop-out rates by screening applicants for their resilience. The wastage rate of teacher...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

Funding rules prevent MATs from building affordable homes for teachers

School leaders want to offer teachers accommodation to help solve the recruitment crisis, but, as ever, finding the money...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Opinion

Tips for improving staff wellbeing in schools

Amid the retention crisis and ever-increasing levels of teacher stress, it has never been more important to look after...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

Five solutions for teacher retention and development

The numbers quitting teaching are becoming a full-blown crisis. David Weston presents five solutions that might stem the tide...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

Performance-related pay will solve teacher retention crisis

To keep talented teachers from quitting, you have to pay them according to how well they do, says Lee...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
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Teacher drop-out rates highest in EBacc subjects, study finds

Drop-out rates for new teachers in key EBacc subjects is “particularly high”, a new analysis has claimed. A National...

John Dickens
John Dickens