Sports coaches and scout leaders should be drafted in to keep schools open during next week’s national strike by teachers, new guidance said today.
Teachers in England work longer hours than the rest of the world but spend less time in the classroom than in other countries, says a major international study.
A recruitment crisis has left thousands of schools unable to fill vacancies on their governing bodies, as potential candidates are intimidated by their responsibilities.
Ucas data-protection concerns foil town-hall chiefs’ plans to help thousands of ‘Neets’ find work or training
Efforts to find jobs, training or college courses for tens of thousands of school leavers are in jeopardy due to a data-protection row with the university admissions service, town-hall chiefs have warned.
Children at primary should be given a far greater insight into the world of work, former Education Secretary Lord (Kenneth) Baker will say this week.
Schools are in danger of becoming “exam factories” – churning out teenagers unable to cope with life beyond their gates, Britain’s bosses warned yesterday.