Tag Archives: recruitment

Bursaries not the answer to recruitment and retention crisis in Scotland’s schools

9 Oct

Bursaries not the answer to recruitment and retention crisis in Scotland’s schools

Dougie Atkinson, Senior Professional Officer Scotland, comments on news that bursaries are to be created for those wishing to change career and become a teacher in STEM subjects.

Meeting the Cabinet Secretary

27 Apr

Meeting the Cabinet Secretary

Meeting with Cabinet Secretary for Education John Swinney in April 2017

Quality and improvement in Scottish education 2012-2016

28 Mar

Quality and improvement in Scottish education 2012-2016

Education Scotland has published its latest report on quality and improvement in Scotland education from 2012-2016.

‘Crisis? What crisis?’ (updated – again)

22 Mar

‘Crisis? What crisis?’ (updated – again)

Responses to articles on TES, BBC, Guardian etc on teacher recruitment and retention, plus joint union statement and responses to NAO report and Ofsted commentary. Further reports and comment, including from Commons Education Committee…

Devolving pay and conditions for teachers in Wales risks brain drain

27 Jan

Devolving pay and conditions for teachers in Wales risks brain drain

The Welsh Government has announced that responsibility for setting teachers’ pay and conditions in Wales is to be devolved.