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Initial teacher training expert reports due today

The government is to finally publish its much-delayed reports into initial teacher training and professional development. Three expert groups...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
News

Does teacher training need to be tougher to earn respect?

“Rigorous” teacher training could change the perception that the profession is not “prestigious”, says a London teacher. Kris Boulton,...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

New findings reveal teacher training drop-out rates

The government has this afternoon published three reports analysing recruitment and retention issues. The National College for Teaching and...

Sophie Scott
Sophie Scott
News

Why introverts make good school leaders

Introverted teachers have five key skills that will help them flourish as school leaders, an assistant headteacher told delegates....

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
News

Experienced teachers: why confidence can be a problem

Experienced teachers have been warned against using their intuition because it could lead to them making “unreliable” judgments when...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Opinion

Schools must hold together even if everything else tears apart

It’s an odd week to go for a positive start. But I can’t do any more negativity. So here...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
Opinion

Rewards, rather than punishments, help teenagers learn

What have you been working on? We used a combination of lab-based computer tasks and computational learning models to...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

The battle for informal learning

What have you been working on? I’ve been talking to teachers who are working to provide informal science teaching...

Andrew Clapham
Andrew Clapham
Opinion

How politicians and policy makers can raise the confidence of the teaching profession

Nearly half of teachers leave the profession within the first five years of teaching. Depressing isn’t it? Teachers are...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor