With further negative predictions being forecast for 2016 teaching applications, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s Professor John Howson analyses the possible effect that recruitment shortages could have on schools this year
David Geary, of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, discusses one of the major concerns hanging over the education sector – the shortage of teaching professionals, and calls for better careers advice to be given at schools to reflects the realities of work
Retaining key teaching staff is a vital factor for many schools, and one way to show staff they are valued is by offering incentives. Andrew Johnson, director general of the UK Gift Card & Voucher Association (UKGCVA), makes the case for gift cards when incentivising and motivating employees
The growth of the Academies Programme and the emergence of Multi-Academy Trusts has changed the nature of recruitment and poses a new challenge for governors. The Independent Academies Association examines the current recruitment market and advises on how to secure the best talent for your academy
Supply agencies have a major role to play in the development of a flexible workforce that can respond to the challenges that schools are facing, such as teacher shortages and increasing pupil numbers. But how can you ensure that the people they supply have undertaken all the relevant checks? The Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s Chris Wilford shares some thoughts
With many schools becoming independent entities and local authorities rapidly being replaced by academy clusters as key players in the delivery of education, Chris Wilford, REC Education senior policy advisor, takes stock of this seismic transformation and examines how the dramatic expansion of the academy model will change current resourcing needs
Nigel Gardener, Associate Deputy Headteacher at All Saints Catholic and Technology College, Dagenham, London, discusses the importance of implementing effective recruitment procedures in schools, and explains how schools can maximise the potential of their greatest resource resulting in significant benefits for the school as a whole.