Teacher vaccines and when school staff will receive them will be a hot topic for debate. It was announced this week that the NHS will be ready from December to roll out the new coronavirus vaccine, if it gets approved. With teachers interacting with pupils and parents on a daily basis, will school staff be towards the front of the queue to receive the vaccine?
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The working world is changing for the professional workforce and the school sector has been dragging its feet to catch up. There seems to be lots of well-intentioned initiatives that are trying to identify and tackle the issue of teacher retention.
GCSE exam results day is a milestone; marking the passage from one phase of education to the next. It offers me the chance to celebrate with children who have achieved what they never thought possible, and offer reassurance to those who are disappointed.
In what has been a somewhat turbulent year in the world of education, many are eager to return to the classroom to gain some normality. However there are many useful lessons to be learned from lockdown, and here are just a few…
The Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, has accepted all the recommendations from the independent School Teachers’ Review Body to raise the starting salary for new teachers by 5.5% and increase the upper and lower boundaries of the pay ranges for all other teachers by 2.75%.
You may be interested in embarking on a career in teaching but are unsure of how much teachers get paid? The Department for Education (DfE) has said salaries for new teachers are set to rise to £30,000 by 2022-23, and the move would make starting salaries for teachers among the most competitive in the graduate labour market.
With the vital role of schools and teachers at the forefront of public debate during the COVID-19 pandemic what will be the impact on teacher recruitment and retention in the future?
Will we see people who have been made redundant from other sectors entering the teaching profession?