What is our role as educators? Is our job simply to impart subject knowledge and assess progress, or is there more to it? Surely, there has to be – we are moulding young children into adults. We’re teaching young people not just what we know about our respective subjects, but we are also responsible for modelling behaviour as good citizens.
Colleges and further education providers will receive a funding boost through the Taking Teaching Further programme to help recruit over 160 new FE teachers, Skills Minister Anne Milton announced today (Friday 31 May). GOV.UK reports
Finally, the Sats are over and we can talk about what was on the test papers. Except, of course, now they’re in the past, it’s half term, and we’ve all moved on to focus on other things, from residential visits to end-of-year productions. How quickly the focus changes. A headteacher asks the question in Tes.
The proportion of apprenticeship starts among people from disadvantaged areas has fallen despite the government’s push to boost diversity, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) found. The Independent 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.