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TA standards ‘nothing to do with us’, says Gibb – as unions publish report

Government-commissioned standards for teaching assistants are finally being released 15 months after they were due, but only on the...

Nicky Phillips
Nicky Phillips
Opinion

Teaching Assistants: are they worth it?

In light of Durham County’s decision to cut teaching assistants’ pay, and the recent warning that teaching assistants risk being replaced...

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
Opinion

Why the latest research shows heads should give teaching assistants space to do their jobs

The Education Endowment Foundation has released its latest research on new tools for teaching assistants and called for them...

Nick Linford
Nick Linford
Opinion

Edition 43 editor’s comment

Imagine if there were a quarter of a million people working with the most vulnerable children in our school...

Billy Camden
Billy Camden