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

The Church of England's national programme for developing school leaders has been awarded National Professional Qualification status by the Department for Education.

Unqualified teacher levels reflect the wider teacher shortage, says ACSL

According to the DfE’s annual school workforce survey, the amount of teachers without formal qualifications has increased by over 60 per cent in four years.

There has been a sharp drop in teacher training applications for shortage subjects, according to new data released by UCAS.

Head teachers in Scotland have called for new powers to select staff they believe are best suited to improving standards at their schools.

Teachers’ salaries are being ‘outstripped by inflation and pay rises in the private sector’, which is contributing to recruitment issues is the sector, the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) has warned.

The National Teaching Service, which aimed to recruit good teachers to work in struggling schools, has been scrapped, the Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed.

The government is recruiting for three new members of the Education Honours Committee to recommend who should receive honours for their contributions to education.

The teacher recruitment crisis has become ‘so severe’ that it is impacting pupils’ performance at GCSE, according to the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL).

The Nottingham City Education Improvement Board (EIB) has devised a new charter that aims to reduce workload and relieve pressure on teachers in the city.

Black or minority ethnic (BME) teachers are still ‘significantly under-represented’ in schools across England, according to analysis by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.

92 per cent of students in initial teacher training (ITT) postgraduate courses were awarded qualified status (QTS) for the 2014/15 academic year, the highest proportion to date.