A drama lecturer covering maternity leave has won a top teaching award. In eight months, Jonathan Wharton has “completely transformed the dynamics” within Sunderland College’s drama department, judges have said. The BBC reports.
Teaching jobs are at risk and children’s education will suffer as schools across Wales face a massive funding gap of at least £57m, a leaked email to First Minister Carwyn Jones warns. Wales Online reports.
Inspirational head teacher who starred in Educating Greater Manchester slams council that forced him out and warns of crisis in Britain’s schools. The charismatic headteacher from the Educating Greater Manchester TV series who quit and claimed the council has a ‘personal vendetta’ against him has described the situation as ‘like a bereavement’. The Daily Mail reports.
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.