Commenting on a story in The Times today, predicting that a 2.75% pay increase for teachers will be announced next Monday, Kevin Courtney, joint general secretary of the National Education Union, said:
According to Tes senior figures from both the Association of School and College Leaders and the NAHT headteachers’ union have said schools should be given more information about how the inspectorate makes its judgements when looking at lessons and pupils’ work.
According to The Guardian research by the County Councils Network found that some councils had recorded a 90% increase in young people being given care plans requiring special support, with 27 county councils overspending by a total of £123m in 2018-19 at a time when local authority purses are under severe pressure.
Adults whose jobs could change or become obsolete due to advances in technology will get support to retrain and get on a path to a new career, Education Secretary Damian Hinds announced today (18 Jul), marking the start of the innovative National Retraining Scheme. FE News reports.
This is a pilot CPD training programme designed to give the teacher confidence in 3D design and printing activities, with each participating school provided with a free 3D printing STEM kit funded by Morson Group - a global leader in technical recruitment and engineering excellence based in Salford.
When I was a deputy, I can remember sitting down with the headteacher to begin the sifting process for a teaching position that had been advertised for our school. We had over 200 applications. The Primary Head writes in Teachwire.