How long do young teachers need to save for a house deposit?

How long would it take for a teacher at the beginning of their career to save for a house deposit in England? I thought it would be an interesting experiment to calculate how long it would take for the ‘average teacher’ to save towards a house deposit for the ‘average’ house price in England.

Do teachers feel equipped to understand and support young people’s mental health?

At Edapt, from time to time we are contacted by PhD researchers and Masters students who are completing research and conducting questionnaires about the teaching profession. Where possible, we like to support by providing a platform so that school staff can see if they would like to contribute towards new studies. 

List of admin tasks that teachers should not be expected to undertake

In the early 1990s I remember sitting in a year team meeting that just happened to be in the English Department. It was the first time, as a young teacher, I remember thinking how impressed I was by the display boards around the room.

Budget 2024 – What does it mean for schools & colleges?

On 6th March, the Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered his Spring Budget speech to parliament outlining government taxing and spending plans for the coming year and beyond. With potential industrial action and further teacher strikes on the horizon for later this year, there was keen interest to see whether the government position would move towards closer to union demands of increased school funding to try and head off clashes. This article gives an overview of the main Budget 2024 decisions affecting the sector with a brief analysis of what this might mean for schools and colleges.