Teachers in England have been offered a pay rise after the Government set out an offer on pay, conditions and workload to the education unions. The offer follows more than a week of intensive talks between the Government and the …
Salaries for new teachers are also set to rise to £30,000 by 2022-23 and, this year, teachers and heads can receive a pay rise of 2.75% - above current rates of inflation. We have also launched the Early Career Framework to ensure newly qualified teachers are provided with early career support and development, including mentoring.
Reducing workload is a key priority for the department – last July we published a workload reduction toolkit, which we worked on with school leaders and teachers. This has been collectively downloaded over 158,000 times since becoming available.
Today’s Education in the Media blog will cover the announcement of a new achievement rate measure for traineeships, the Teaching and Learning International Survey, and the donation made to the University of Oxford for a new Institute for Ethics in …
The Education Secretary, Damian Hinds has been clear that teacher wellbeing is a priority for him and the department. That is why we are already taking action in this area to strengthen work life balance and wellbeing, by reducing workload, supporting early career school teachers and tackling accountability pressures.
In response to calls for SATs to be discontinued, the Education Secretary Damian Hinds wrote an op-ed for the Sunday Telegraph on 21 April, setting out the importance of primary school assessments to ensure that children are developing and progressing in education.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at refinements to the criteria in the Teaching Excellence Framework, how we are promoting access to swimming in local areas, and the work we are doing surrounding teacher wellbeing.
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