04 June

Teaching and Learning online

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way that many of us work and educators have had to adapt to new ways of working from home and teaching remotely. While teachers are used to being adaptable as part of their practice, …

24 February

Salaries for new teachers set to rise to £26,000

Starting salaries will increase to £26,000, with those in outer and inner London rising to £30,000 and £32,000, respectively a rise of up to 6.7 per cent. This is part of the Department for Education’s pledge for all starting salaries …

22 January

Getting the most from school experience visits

The journey to become a teacher can be exciting, surprising and confusing. You will have a lot of questions and will probably be wondering what teaching is really like. Teaching is one of the most rewarding professions but before you …

Skills tests scrapped
24 September

Teacher training skills tests to be scrapped

Teacher training providers are delighted that the Department for Education is replacing the existing skills tests with a new system. From October, teacher training providers will carry out on programme assessments of trainee teachers literacy and numeracy and will continue …

18 April

Collaboration, Education, Innovation

Schools throughout the UK are struggling with an ongoing shortage of teachers, but a new initiative led by Canterbury Christ Church University in collaboration with five other teacher training providers aims to promote teaching as a career and boost regional recruitment into the profession.