Ofsted has published the findings from phase 2 of its independent review of teachers’ professional development in schools.

The Department for Education (DfE) said that teachers could get up to £6,000 extra to teach "vital" subjects from September.

The DFE has announced a pilot plan to launch in summer that will explore how unused spaces in schools could be adopted as childcare settings.

The National Education Union has said that introducing minimum service levels would place restrictions on staff who have democratically and legally voted for strike action.

The Department of Education (DfE) has announced they will no longer provide funding for Inspiring Governance, a governor and trustee recruitment service.

Teacher recruitment is still "far below target," the annual labour market report from the National Foundation for Education Research (NFER) has found.

Teacher numbers to increase in Scotland

Targeted funding to recruit 1,000 new teachers and 500 pupil support assistants in the next academic year has been announced.

New teacher pay by 2022 pledge facing delay

The government has announced that it will no longer be bringing in teacher starting salaries of £30,000 by September 2022.

Scotland expands STEM bursary scheme

Scotland’s STEM Bursary Scheme is being expanded this year to encourage more people to train as secondary school teachers.

Lib Dems pledge 20,000 more teachers

The Lib Dems have promised to recruit 20,000 more teachers and spend an extra £10 billion on schools each year.

Fall in teacher vacancies in Scotland

Advertised vacancies for permanent primary teacher roles in Scotland have dropped by more than half since last year, from 204 to 88.

Private tuition 'widespread' as teachers take on private work

Sutton Trust suggests government should look at ways of funding access to tuition sustainably

Scottish union EIS rejects 9 per cent pay offer

Leaders of the union will hold talks today to consider their next steps

Rise in top grades despite tougher exams

A-level results day has seen the highest proportion of As and A*s awarded since 2012.

Barclays, TES and Microsoft are amongst the organisations that have pledged to create flexible working opportunities in the teaching profession

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