Adult education in an Age of Austerity

24 Jul

Adult education in an Age of Austerity

By Ian Toone, Director of Policy and Research Services: Adult education helps to change lives and should be a national priority.

New professional standards for teaching and leadership in Wales

24 Jul

New professional standards for teaching and leadership in Wales

The Welsh Government will soon be implementing new standards for teachers. Available from September 2017, they will be mandatory from
September 2018.

Redeploying staff in Scotland

24 Jul

Redeploying staff in Scotland

Scottish local authorities periodically review staff numbers across their establishments. As employees are normally appointed to the service of the council and not to a particular establishment, the authority can utilise its ‘Compulsory Transfer Procedure’ to redeploy staff to other locations in line with service demand.

A public sector that shows the way? Part 4

24 Jul

A public sector that shows the way? Part 4

A personal viewpoint by Patrick, secondary school IT manager and Voice member (England). The views expressed are those of the author.

Primary assessment in England under review

24 Jul

Primary assessment in England under review

By Ian Toone, Director of Policy and Research Services. Voice recently responded to government consultations on the assessment system in primary schools and plans for implementing the recommendations of the Rochford Review.