The National Education Union has said that introducing minimum service levels would place restrictions on staff who have democratically and legally voted for strike action.

The Department of Education (DfE) has announced they will no longer provide funding for Inspiring Governance, a governor and trustee recruitment service.

Teacher recruitment is still "far below target," the annual labour market report from the National Foundation for Education Research (NFER) has found.

Teacher numbers to increase in Scotland

Targeted funding to recruit 1,000 new teachers and 500 pupil support assistants in the next academic year has been announced.

New teacher pay by 2022 pledge facing delay

The government has announced that it will no longer be bringing in teacher starting salaries of £30,000 by September 2022.

Scotland expands STEM bursary scheme

Scotland’s STEM Bursary Scheme is being expanded this year to encourage more people to train as secondary school teachers.

Lib Dems pledge 20,000 more teachers

The Lib Dems have promised to recruit 20,000 more teachers and spend an extra £10 billion on schools each year.

Fall in teacher vacancies in Scotland

Advertised vacancies for permanent primary teacher roles in Scotland have dropped by more than half since last year, from 204 to 88.

Private tuition 'widespread' as teachers take on private work

Sutton Trust suggests government should look at ways of funding access to tuition sustainably

Scottish union EIS rejects 9 per cent pay offer

Leaders of the union will hold talks today to consider their next steps

Rise in top grades despite tougher exams

A-level results day has seen the highest proportion of As and A*s awarded since 2012.

Barclays, TES and Microsoft are amongst the organisations that have pledged to create flexible working opportunities in the teaching profession

The Church of England's national programme for developing school leaders has been awarded National Professional Qualification status by the Department for Education.

Unqualified teacher levels reflect the wider teacher shortage, says ACSL

According to the DfE’s annual school workforce survey, the amount of teachers without formal qualifications has increased by over 60 per cent in four years.

There has been a sharp drop in teacher training applications for shortage subjects, according to new data released by UCAS.



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