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Welcome to the news section of our website where you will find news stories which we hope will be of interest to you. Below you will find the latest news entries but if you would like to look back further, please feel free to search our news archive.

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Top class graduates 'attracted to teaching'

Teaching is an increasingly attractive proposition for graduates....

Posted on 27/11/2013 - [Read More...]

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Suffolk schools to strive to secure best staff

Suffolk County Council will reportedly commit to seeking to recruit more high quality teachers and reform school governance as part of efforts to improve attainment....

Posted on 03/07/2013 - [Read More...]

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Pupil premium helps create new education jobs

A new survey has found that schools are spending a significant share of pupil premium funding on one-to-one tuition and additional teachers and teaching assistants....

Posted on 16/05/2013 - [Read More...]

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Official figures show teacher numbers on rise

DfE figures show that the number of teachers employed in publically funded schools in England rose by 2.6 per cent from November 2011 to 442,000 in November 2012....

Posted on 07/05/2013 - [Read More...]

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Gender not an issue when appointing primary teachers, say heads

A new report has called on primary school heads to provide strong leadership in encouraging more men to become primary school teachers....

Posted on 11/02/2013 - [Read More...]

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Government to press ahead with teacher job pay changes

The framework for teachers' pay is set to become more closely linked to performance in order to boost teaching standards, Michael Gove has confirmed....

Posted on 21/01/2013 - [Read More...]

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New scholarships for top teaching graduates

New scholarships aim to attract top graduated into maths teaching jobs....

Posted on 21/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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Admissions watchdog warns schools after rise in complaints

The Chief Schools Adjudicator for England says schools must do more to ensure parents are aware of application deadlines for places....

Posted on 03/12/2012 - [Read More...]

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More high-quality graduates taking teacher jobs

More top quality graduates are opting to take up teaching jobs, according to new figures...

Posted on 29/11/2012 - [Read More...]

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Trainee teacher tests to be revamped

The Department for Education has announced that it is making changes to the exams sat by trainee teachers from next year...

Posted on 26/10/2012 - [Read More...]

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Gove launches IT education recruitment drive

The education secretary Michael Gove is hoping to attract high quality graduates to teach Computer Science in schools...

Posted on 24/10/2012 - [Read More...]

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London's shortage of school places to reach 90,000 by 2016

London Councils warns 90,000 students will be without a school place in London by 2016....

Posted on 06/09/2012 - [Read More...]

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Academy teaching jobs opened up to non-QTS applicants

The government has given academies the same freedom as independent schools and others to employ people who do not have Qualified Teacher Status...

Posted on 30/07/2012 - [Read More...]

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Top quality teachers are key to UK economy, report says

The House of Commons Education Committee has said that more needs to be done to recruit the best teachers as they are essential to the UK's progress...

Posted on 03/05/2012 - [Read More...]

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Major teacher shortages forecast for the UK and Europe

A recent study by the European Commission has revealed that several leading EU countries are on the brink of a major shortfall in teachers, but what is being done about it?...

Posted on 23/02/2012 - [Read More...]

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Government assessing regional pay for teaching jobs

Mr Gove is reportedly considering introducing regionalised pay for teachers....

Posted on 06/02/2012 - [Read More...]

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More specialist ICT teachers needed, the Royal Society says

With the publication of new research that shows just 35 per cent of ICT teachers are specialists in the subject, The Royal Society has called on the DfE to increase the number of experts in ICT teaching jobs...

Posted on 13/01/2012 - [Read More...]

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New Norfolk primary school on cards as admissions soar

A new primary school may have to be built in Norfolk to deal with the growing population and admissions levels in the south-west county...

Posted on 09/01/2012 - [Read More...]

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Details of funding for extra school places revealed

Extra funding for the creation of school places in England will be shared primarily among 100 local authorities, with most going on primary school projects....

Posted on 07/11/2011 - [Read More...]

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Gove: Government will tackle 'educational underclass'

Michael Gove has called for more to be done to help those students falling through the cracks of the education system....

Posted on 02/09/2011 - [Read More...]

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England suffering a shortage of male teachers

One in four primary schools has no male teachers....

Posted on 31/08/2011 - [Read More...]

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New 'transparent' league tables to be introduced

The government has announced plans to reform school league tables to ensure that they only feature the highest quality qualifications....

Posted on 20/07/2011 - [Read More...]

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Coalition government accused of wasting millions on education consultants

The National Union of Teachers has criticised spending on consultants for free schools....

Posted on 27/04/2011 - [Read More...]

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BCC: Expand the selective education sector

David Frost has highlighted what he sees as an "education failure" and called for the creation of more selective schools....

Posted on 08/04/2011 - [Read More...]

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Sports stars support reading campaign

Rugby players in Wales are lending their support to a new campaign aimed at encouraging children to spend more time reading. ...

Posted on 15/11/2010 - [Read More...]

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Government spending review 'is a mixed bag for education'

The government's spending review, which was presented yesterday (October 20th), is a mixed bag for schools. ...

Posted on 21/10/2010 - [Read More...]

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Government move could create education jobs

The government has announced an independent review into music teaching that could result in more teaching jobs....

Posted on 27/09/2010 - [Read More...]

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Specialist teaching jobs on offer at new centre

A specialist school in Wales will offer those in teaching jobs the chance to work with children who cannot be integrated into the traditional schools system....

Posted on 30/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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University tuition fee rises could reduce numbers seeking teaching jobs

The number of newly qualified teachers competing for jobs in the future could be reduced if university fees are increased, as applications to higher education could be cut in half....

Posted on 21/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Training facility 'could provide 200 teaching jobs'

A disused Lincolnshire school building is to be turned into a teacher training facility, with the creation of 45 full-time and 150 part-time jobs, provided planning permission can be gained....

Posted on 16/06/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers allowed to use force 'when necessary'

Staff in teaching jobs should use force to control and restrain unruly pupils.

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Posted on 06/04/2010 - [Read More...]

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New Lancashire teachers to receive top training

Newly-qualified primary and secondary teachers in Lancashire teachers have until April 23rd to enrol on a ground-breaking course as part of a drive to improve results in key tests for local youngsters....

Posted on 30/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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ICT has 'a positive impact on pupils'

Staff in teaching jobs believe that information and communications technologies (ICT) plays a constructive role in learning, according to Becta....

Posted on 29/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teachers remain confident about GCSEs and A levels, says Ofqual

The vast majority of those in teaching jobs are confident about the quality of GCSEs and A-levels....

Posted on 26/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Portsmouth authorities equip primary teachers with breakfast packs

Primary teachers in Portsmouth are set to use breakfast packs to inform students about the benefits of healthy eating....

Posted on 19/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teaching jobs decided by pupils in Leyland school

Bosses at a Leyland school have adopted a revolutionary education recruitment process....

Posted on 18/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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North West teachers urged to sign up for new masters

All eligible new teachers in the North West have been called by the TDA to enrol on the masters in teaching and learning course....

Posted on 18/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Tory plans for education jobs 'costly and unworkable'

The Conservative Party's plan to allow groups of parents to take control of under-performing schools, which could include their education recruitment policies, has been branded unworkable....

Posted on 10/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Labour responsible for 'massive' teaching jobs increase

The number of teaching jobs has increased "massively" under Labour in the last ten years, a spokesperson for the Department of Children, Schools and Families has claimed....

Posted on 08/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Education recruitment drive for finance experts

Schools Secretary Ed Balls has announced that the government is to launch an education recruitment drive designed to attract financial experts to act as bursars for schools in England....

Posted on 08/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Parent power over teacher jobs 'could be beneficial'

The government's plan to give parents new powers over education recruitment could prove beneficial for the schools sector, a leading lobbying organisation has claimed....

Posted on 03/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Gove plans changes to secondary teacher course content

Shadow Schools Secretary Michael Gove has announced that a Conservative government would change the content of some A-Levels, in news which may affect secondary teacher roles....

Posted on 03/03/2010 - [Read More...]

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Education recruitment 'affected by building quality'

A government advisory body has claimed that education recruitment in England could be affected by the quality of school buildings....

Posted on 24/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Government plans academy teacher jobs expansion

The number of teaching jobs available to education staff wishing to work in the academy sector could expand if new government proposals are approved....

Posted on 23/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Teacher jobs 'can offer fast-track to headship'

A little ambition and a lot of hard work can offer those in teaching jobs a fast-track to headship if desired, one school leader has claimed....

Posted on 22/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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New academy teaching jobs could be created in Birkenhead

New teaching jobs could be created with the establishment of a new academy school in Birkenhead, replacing two high schools that have seen falling numbers of pupils in recent years.
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Posted on 22/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Future Leaders 'represents education recruitment opportunity'

A government initiative designed to encourage more teachers to become school heads still has available places....

Posted on 11/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Conference aims to boost BME education recruitment

A conference is being held today in the North-West of England, designed to inspire a new generation of Black and minority ethnic (BME) teachers to seek education recruitment....

Posted on 10/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Disability 'no barrier' to teaching jobs

New figures have shown the number of people with disabilities seeking education recruitment is rising in the UK....

Posted on 10/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Schools Secretary turns supply teacher for a day

Schools Secretary Ed Balls has shown off his teaching skills, taking on a class for a day as part of an education recruitment campaign....

Posted on 05/02/2010 - [Read More...]

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Education recruitment reforms 'have freed up time in teacher jobs'

A new Osted study has found that teachers have more free time thanks to wider education recruitment of support staff by schools....

Posted on 28/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Faith school education jobs receive Tory backing

New Conservative plans could benefit teachers seeking education recruitment in the faith schools sector....

Posted on 26/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Primary teachers prepare for 'biggest pupil influx for a decade'

Minister for Schools Vernon Coaker has warned that education institutions can expect a higher than normal influx of pupils this year, in news which could benefit those seeking teaching jobs....

Posted on 25/01/2010 - [Read More...]

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Headteachers dominate OBE honours list

Headteachers and university leaders have made the grade in the New Year's honours list, with several selected for prestigious OBE awards....

Posted on 31/12/2009 - [Read More...]

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Lollipop man's job saved by students

A lollipop man has his pupils to thank for saving his job, after they refused to let their local council force him into retirement....

Posted on 31/12/2009 - [Read More...]

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CRB delays 'could be costing teachers jobs'

Figures obtained by the Liberal Democrats have shown that some teaching staff are waiting up to four years for Criminal Record Bureau checks to be processed....

Posted on 30/12/2009 - [Read More...]

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Coaker encourages school building plans

Schools Minister Vernon Coaker has encouraged local councils to take advantage of extra funding for new build projects, which could lead to new jobs for teachers....

Posted on 30/12/2009 - [Read More...]

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'Balance required' among teaching staff

There should be a balance between the number of male and female teachers in schools, an expert has argued....

Posted on 29/09/2009 - [Read More...]

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Full house for south-west heads

Following a city-wide shortage of Bristol headteachers, 30 new people have been found to fill the primary school positions, it has been reported....

Posted on 16/09/2009 - [Read More...]

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Essex teens sample life as teaching assistants

Teenagers in Basildon were given the chance to test their teaching skills in a free workshop, it has been reported....

Posted on 25/08/2009 - [Read More...]

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More specialist teachers 'are needed'

New research indicates shortage of history teachers in UK state schools.
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Posted on 07/08/2009 - [Read More...]

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Call to raise profile of teaching

Improving working conditions would attract a higher calibre of candidates, says teaching body....

Posted on 29/07/2009 - [Read More...]

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'No link' between qualifications and ability

Education expert says calls for raised levels of teaching qualifications are "exactly wrong"....

Posted on 28/07/2009 - [Read More...]

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More managers 'want to be headteachers'

A new survey from the National College for School Leadership has revealed that almost half of senior private sector workers would consider a teaching job....

Posted on 14/07/2009 - [Read More...]

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Schools need to watch spending

The Audit Commission will report that UK schools could do more to manage their spending....

Posted on 30/06/2009 - [Read More...]

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Two new schools will offer children special needs help

In place of three older institutions two new schools will help with the teaching of the region's special needs kids.

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Posted on 22/06/2009 - [Read More...]

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Surge in men training to be teachers

There has been a major increase in the number of men learning to be primary school teachers at Exeter University, thanks to the institution's new programme....

Posted on 16/06/2009 - [Read More...]

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Welsh school hopes to tempt new teachers with trial days

By having an open day and showing more of its day-to-day life, one Welsh school is hoping to recruit more teachers....

Posted on 12/06/2009 - [Read More...]

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Staff in classroom on the rise

English schools have enjoyed a rise in the number of teachers in the last year....

Posted on 08/05/2009 - [Read More...]

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Dinner ladies have taste for being teaching assistants

A group of dinner ladies are training to become teaching assistants....

Posted on 08/05/2009 - [Read More...]

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Teaching profession 'fulfilling' for career-changers

City workers affected by the economic downturn have been urged to consider a career in teaching....

Posted on 30/04/2009 - [Read More...]

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New school staff must have right "personal qualities"

A teaching professional has highlighted the importance of good communication skills among school staff.
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Posted on 08/04/2009 - [Read More...]

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Men urged to consider "invigorating" teaching job

Teaching is an ideal career choice for men who want to benefit society, it has been argued....

Posted on 07/04/2009 - [Read More...]

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Elite teaching posts advertised as council looks to turnaround primaries

A rise in standards in Northamptonshire schools has been targeted through the recruitment of elite teachers....

Posted on 02/04/2009 - [Read More...]

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BME teacher highlights importance of role

The need to combat the shortage of BME teachers has been highlighted....

Posted on 26/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Gwynedd on the lookout for primary headteachers

A Welsh council is looking to recruit 11 new primary heads, it has emerged....

Posted on 24/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Men urged to consider taking up teaching jobs in primaries

New statistics have revealed the extent of the shortage of males teaching in primaries....

Posted on 23/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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School staff need more apprenticeship information, says expert

An education body has called for more focus on apprenticeships among teachers....

Posted on 16/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Teaching jobs in Montessoris becoming 'more popular'

A growing number of people appear to be considering teaching jobs in the Montessori sector....

Posted on 12/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Need for science and maths school staff is 'constant'

TDA spokesman highlights nationwide requirement for science and maths teachers...

Posted on 03/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Bristol looking for BME people to fill school staff jobs

Bristol City Council has stated its intention to recruit more BME teachers...

Posted on 03/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Education recruitment 'receives a boost'

Statistics from recruitment event suggest record interest in teaching jobs...

Posted on 02/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Recession-hit workers seek 'stability' in teaching jobs

Stability of teaching jobs is attracting applicants, an expert has stated ...

Posted on 02/03/2009 - [Read More...]

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Popularity of teaching jobs 'on the rise'

Teaching jobs are gaining popularity as benefits of profession are outlined...

Posted on 27/02/2009 - [Read More...]

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