The Department for Education (DfE) is set to appoint eight new senior civil servants to head up regional schools commissioner (RSC) offices and help manage their rising workload.

A consultation has been launched to examine the impact of immigration rules on teacher shortages.

Michael Wilshaw, Ofsted’s chief inspector, has advised that schools in England need more ‘maverick teachers’ to shake up its ‘ordinary education’.

Official figures from the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales have shown that a third of secondary school teacher training places were not filled at the start of the academic year.

Lord Sugar has been appointed enterprise tsar as part of the government’s drive to get more young people to start their own business or apprenticeship.

A study published in the Journal of Education and Work has found that pupils who are given a good careers education are more likely to make advantageous career choices.

Durham County Council has approved plans to terminate the 2,700 teaching assistant contracts and employ the teaching staff on new agreements with different terms and conditions.

The amount spent on supply teachers in England has exceeded £800 million, according to analysis by the BBC.

A survey has revealed divided opinions among primary teachers’ solutions to solve the staffing crisis in Scotland’s schools.

There is wide variation in careers advice given at independent schools, compared with state and academy schools, research reveals.

According to research conducted by the FCSA, a trade association for professional employment services, changes to tax relief rules mean thousands of supply teachers could lose out on over £200 per month.

A survey by Unison has found that over 50 per cent of school support staff have experienced stress, anxiety or depressions as a result of increased workloads.

A report by Ranstad education has argued that more support is needed for women applying for senior roles in schools.

According to a survey of 1,500 people conducted by Reed, teachers are among the professionals who are mostly likely to work unpaid overtime.

New analysis from UCAS has found that there has been a decline in the number of applicants for teacher training in England.