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Workforce planning key to retaining teachers

Following research which shows that almost two thirds of teachers (63%) have considered quitting the profession due to poor pupil behaviour, The Supply Register has highlighted how an effective workforce planning strategy can have a positive impact on attrition. According to the paper, It Just grinds you down, which was published by Policy Exchange, 72% of education professionals said …

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The Supply Register responds to school teachers’ pay review for next school year

The School Teachers Pay Review Body (STRB) this week reported recommendations on teacher pay for 2017-18. The Government has since accepted the guidance that there should be a 1% increase across all pay ranges, while those on the minimum and maximum of the main pay scale – typically teachers in the first few years of …

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Teacher recruitment crisis reaching ‘critical level’

The latest figures from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS), show that acceptances to teacher training courses for this year have dropped by 7%. Only 26,000 individuals were accepted on to teacher training courses for 2016-2017, meaning that government targets for teacher recruitment in England have now been missed for five consecutive years. Commenting …

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Rise in school support staff taking classes is no surprise

According to a survey conducted by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), up to 78% of school staff said that they’re having to stand in for qualified teachers – on top of covering their existing demands – due to budget cuts. This represents a 14% increase year-on-year. The survey, which polled 1,000 members working …

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