The Times Oct 5th 2018 - Two thirds of schools finding it hard to recruit maths teachers HERE
INSIGHT INTO OFSTED: Cuts to funding, confidence and staff as many HMI's leave to join the Academy Industry...(May 25th 2018)
Bring back TRUST IN EDUCATION and you bring back creativity, passion, and energy in both your teachers and your students. Read here for one successful heads vision.
A bullying culture is taking over in school classrooms and staff rooms, in what was once a proud vocation. Read here for more information.
One social worker reminds us what impact teachers can have on the lives of others if left to do their jobs. Read here.
Constant lesson observations and tick boxing exercises with often little or no substantive follow up feedback is damaging on multiple levels, from the morale and energy levels of teachers, to the atmosphere in classrooms and around the school. Read here.
A poignant personal account by an established teacher on why he is leaving the classroom here.
Impact on Students
Read here for an interesting article on the impact of teaching to the test, and how UK is falling down the league table of global standards.
Standing up for Education includes standing up for the dignity of teachers and Teaching
Many argue it is time to Stand Up for Education. This includes standing up for the right to have professional dignity and the right to demand trust in ones professional capacity. Read here for more details.