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New drive aims to recruit professionals and PhD graduates into teaching

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A series of programmes aimed at recruiting experienced business leaders and talented PhD graduates into the classroom – including one which has seen a former Nasa scientist retrain as a…

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New scheme to boost teaching workforce for further education providers

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The first 37 providers to receive funding from the Taking Teaching Further (TTF) programme have been confirmed. The scheme has been set up to help recruit the ‘best and brightest…

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London Mayor backs plan to retain teachers in the capital

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London has the best-performing schools and is a great place to learn to teach and develop a teaching career – but more needs to be done to retain teachers, according…

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Raynor: “Teaching apprenticeships wouldn’t necessarily be scrapped”

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Shadow Education Secretary Angela Raynor has revealed that Labour “wouldn’t necessarily scrap” teaching apprenticeships, describing them as “a good route into education”. However, Raynor stressed that the top recruitment priority…

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Teachers not interacting with special needs children

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Researchers from the UCL Institute of Education has claimed that children with special needs are not getting enough interaction with teachers. The institute claims that, despite attempts to ensure pupils…

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LEGO uses free content to get teachers embracing computers

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LEGO Education is encouraging teachers to get hands-on with technology in the hope that it will revolutionise science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) lessons. Using WeDo 2.0, their latest resource…

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BME teachers facing endemic racism, says NASUWT…

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Twice the number of black and minority ethnic (BME) teachers (31 per cent) compared to their white counterparts are reported to have experienced discrimination in the workplace in the last 12 months, according to…

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Guest Blog, John Holden: Can you teach educators to utilise online learning?

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This was the dilemma faced by Online Business School as they received a string of enquiries from overseas organisations complaining about the dearth of teacher training opportunities. Online Business School…

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Guest Blog, Jim Bowes: Embracing digital developments in higher education…

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Jim Bowes is the CEO and co-founder of Manifesto – the award winning digital agency specialising in Agile consultancy, technology, content and strategic user experience design, and set up the…

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