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How Schools Week complained about a job advert and uncovered a strange situation

A misleading job advert targeting prospective teaching assistants has been removed by the company responsible after pressure from Schools...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Opinion

Teaching apprenticeships will work if used wisely

There’s no reason why teacher apprenticeships can’t train new educators to the highest standards, says David Owen In 1947,...

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Scrapped teacher training caps a blow for rural providers

Rural teacher training providers will “suffer” when caps on teacher training places are lifted next year, experts have warned....

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Opinion

Government should write off teachers’ student loans

We need bold new ideas to complement pay rises and beat the retention crisis, claims Russell Hobby There is...

Russell Hobby
Russell Hobby
News

Greening: Teaching will cease to be only for university graduates

Teaching will cease to exist as a university graduate-only profession under Conservative plans for a new degree-equivalent apprenticeship route...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

New academy trust pledges not to hire unqualified teachers

A new sixth form-led academy chain has announced it will only hire qualified or trainee teachers in a bid...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Learndirect debacle shines light on £2m teacher test contract

The future of online tests for trainee teachers is hanging in the balance, as the only provider which holds...

Tom Mendelsohn
Tom Mendelsohn
News

Headteachers struggling to find time for training

Headteachers are missing out on training opportunities because of funding shortages and heavy workloads, according to research commissioned by...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Opinion

Ignore the rise in school-led teacher training routes – universities are here to stay

The Department for Education’s recent Teacher Training Performance Profiles for 2015/16 prompted inevitable cries in the media of “the...

Expert Contributor
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