News

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
News

Unison: Redundancies forcing school support staff to fill the gaps

Over 70 per cent of school support staff are being forced to take on tasks that used to be...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

TAs miss out on training as funding plummets

Nearly half of teaching assistants claim to have received no training from their schools within the last year as...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

REVEALED: The local authorities with the biggest staffing cuts

Secondary schools have lost more than 15,000 members of staff over the last three years, but teacher-to-pupil ratios have...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

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
News

School support staff ‘increasingly’ teaching lessons, union warns

Schools are increasingly deploying support staff to teach lessons, a survey by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers has...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News

Teacher workload report recommends cutting TAs and increasing teachers

The diversity of ability within England’s classrooms is contributing to high teacher workload and needs new strategies that may...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
News

First step of teaching apprenticeships signed off

A group of schools hoping to create a fully vocational pathway to qualified teacher status (QTS) has passed its...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
Opinion

Safeguarding compliance – has the education recruitment sector been lucky so far?

The education sector spends millions, even billions (if you read some reports) per year on supply teachers and support...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor