Schools

80 winners scoop silver at the 2022 Pearson National Teaching Awards

Education secretary praises 'incredible educators who support our children to achieve their potential'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Crackdown to ensure schools face ‘rigorous checks’ on ECT training

Investigation revealed mentors were not being given their legal entitlement to time off timetable for training

James Carr
James Carr
Schools

Half of new teachers struggle to balance teaching and training

Government evaluation report also reveals three in four mentors have struggled to spend time on their own training

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

‘Recovery premium’ rolled out for all special school and AP pupils

Catch-up cash will double for mainstream secondaries, rising to £60k on average, but rates frozen for most primaries

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

£200 grants to encourage small school staff to take NPQs

£22.6m set aside as free scholarships also opened up to private schools

James Carr
James Carr
Schools

DfE hiring up to 8 more advisers to oversee attendance push

A handful of councils alone have slashed more attendance staff than the DfE plans to recruit

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Make schools ‘corporate parents’ for looked-after children, says review

Landmark MacAlister review warns the relationship between social care and education has become 'consistently fraught'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Schools

Details of schools’ £1.5m cost-cutting success story withheld

School board minutes suggest staff cuts were behind savings

James Carr
James Carr
SATs, Schools

Markers locked out of Capita’s SATs webinar

The firm has apologised after teachers were left waiting for hours

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth