Think tank Policy Exchange has conducted a report recommending that the teacher supply crisis in England could be stemmed if more schools allowed flexible working.

England urgently needs to recruit good leaders for its schools says Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw.

Ongoing teacher shortages are having a damaging impact on the education schools can offer, according to a survey by the ASCL.

The teaching recruitment crisis is being exacerbated by a large number of teachers opting to work abroad, Ofsted chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw has warned.

Applications have officially opened for the next Ofsted chief inspector, offering a salary range of £170,000-£180,000.

According to research conducted by the University of Loughborough, students who achieve a B in A-level maths today would only have secured an E in the 1960s.

Stoke-on-Trent has announced it will help to pay of the tuition fees of maths teachers who come to work in the city, as part of a move to radically improve maths standards in schools, the BBC has said.

The Researchers in Schools programme has seen some success in recruiting PHD graduates into the teaching profession with the promise of a four day week.

It has been announced that academic and parliamentary adviser Professor Becky Francis has been enrolled as director of research at the Institution of Education (IoE).

Only 28 ex-servicemen have retrained to become qualified teachers as part of the Troops to Teachers scheme.

Education think tank LKMco and examination board Pearson have partnered up to produce a short film aimed at stemming the teacher recruitment crisis.

Oil and gas workers in the North Sea industry who become unemployed as a result of the industry’s downturn could be given the chance to retrain as teachers.

Prime Minister David Cameron has attended the first of four apprenticeship events being held in Thames Valley in a bid to boost apprenticeships in the area.

It has been understood that Education Secretary Nicky Morgan is exploring the possibility of appointing an expert from the US as the next head of schools inspectorate Ofsted.

According to the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), teacher shortages mean classroom support staff are regularly completing duties that should be carried out by qualified teachers.

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