Category Archives: Teacher Quality

Top 5 Myths About TeachFirst

People inevitably differ on opinions about TeachFirst, the training route for "high-achieving graduates". We can debate those opinions all day and I'm happy to do so. But too often those debates are hampered by ideas about TeachFirst which simply aren't … Read More

Teacher Recruitment AND Retention

At present the government's entire focus on teacher quality is on recuiting 'higher calibre' graduates and in trying to improve professional development through Teaching Schools.  The first is happening through specialised bursaries, the introduction of the Schools Direct programme and … Read More