EEF: Assessing learning – key questions for the new school year, PLUS ‘Getting transition right’

July 15, 2020 |

A personal message from our chief executive, Prof. Becky Francis: This has been an incredibly challenging time for teachers in schools, nurseries and colleges. Education professionals have had to respond to huge logistical and emotional challenges, in order to find ways to support learning, and to support the diverse needs of pupils and their families,…

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STEM – Enhance your skills with Teach Computing

July 13, 2020 |

Ever thought about teaching computing?  Now is a great time to add another string to your bow and qualify to teach GCSE computer science. Teach Computing is offering additional support to all teachers who are interested in studying the Computer Science Accelerator – the flexible professional development programme designed to give you the subject knowledge…

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John Howson: Covid-19 and teacher supply

July 12, 2020 |

How many additional teachers will be chasing the reduced number of teacher vacancies as a result of the covid-19 pandemic? The general thesis has always been that in a recession teacher vacancies reduce, as those in work postpone their departure either into retirement or for other reasons such as starting work outside of teaching. More…

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Member Blog: How is Now Teach supporting trainees during the pandemic and beyond?

July 12, 2020 |

Like every profession, teaching is having to reinvent itself without any notice. Here at Now Teach, we therefore also have to adapt the way that we work to support our teachers. It is our mission to bring experienced professionals into teaching and then support them through training and the early years of their career. Our…

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Education Support: Are you ready for the challenges ahead?

July 9, 2020 |

This extraordinary academic year is almost at an end. A planned return to the ‘new normal’ is underway but there are many challenges ahead. We urge education staff to have a proper break over the summer to rest and recharge ready for September. Our next newsletter will be in early September so we look forward to seeing…

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UCL: Should I stay or should I go? The teaching profession post-pandemic

July 8, 2020 |

Members may find this Podcast ‘Should I stay or should I go? The teaching profession post-pandemic’ from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) of interest.

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Vacancy: Mersey Boroughs ITT in partnership – SCITT Administrator Level 3

July 6, 2020 |

Mersey Boroughs ITT in partnership with St. Mary & St. Paul’s C.E. Primary School Pay Band G / SCP 19-22 £24,799 – £26,317 pro rata, per annum (Actual Salary: £19,804 – £21,017 per annum) 32.5 hours per week / 46 weeks per year (Term Time) Fixed term Contract for one year from 1, September 2020  …

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Vacancy: Now Teach: Programme Manager

July 6, 2020 |

Reports to:     Head of Programme Start Date:      Ideally August 2020        Location:        London with the ability to travel as needed (remote working at present due to Covid-19) Contract:        Full-time Salary:             From £30 – 35k depending on experience and qualifications (+11% employer pension contribution) About Now Teach Now Teach attracts and recruits…

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John Howson: What’s happened to our young teachers?

July 6, 2020 |

Last week the publication of the DfE’s School Workforce Census data revealed the lowest number of Qualified Entrants into the profession in England since 2011/12. The number given for 2019/20 was 43,405 and for 2011/12 42,434. In 2014.15m the number was just over 50,000. Now, there may be several possible reasons for the low number…

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Teacher Selection Project Survey – Can you help?

July 6, 2020 |

The Teacher Selection Project are looking for your help with completing a brief (15 minute survey) to infom their research. All participants who complete the approximately 15-minute survey will receive a £10 Amazon voucher and those that complete an additional phone or Zoom interview will receive a further £10 voucher. To access the survey participants…

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EEF: Assessing learning – key questions for the new school year, PLUS ‘Getting transition right’

July 15, 2020 |
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A personal message from our chief executive, Prof. Becky Francis: This has been an incredibly challenging time for teachers in schools, nurseries and colleges. Education professionals have had to respond to huge logistical and emotional challenges, in order to find ways to support learning, and to support the diverse needs of pupils and their families,…

Read More

STEM – Enhance your skills with Teach Computing

July 13, 2020 |
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Ever thought about teaching computing?  Now is a great time to add another string to your bow and qualify to teach GCSE computer science. Teach Computing is offering additional support to all teachers who are interested in studying the Computer Science Accelerator – the flexible professional development programme designed to give you the subject knowledge…

Read More

John Howson: Covid-19 and teacher supply

July 12, 2020 |
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How many additional teachers will be chasing the reduced number of teacher vacancies as a result of the covid-19 pandemic? The general thesis has always been that in a recession teacher vacancies reduce, as those in work postpone their departure either into retirement or for other reasons such as starting work outside of teaching. More…

Read More

Member Blog: How is Now Teach supporting trainees during the pandemic and beyond?

July 12, 2020 |
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Like every profession, teaching is having to reinvent itself without any notice. Here at Now Teach, we therefore also have to adapt the way that we work to support our teachers. It is our mission to bring experienced professionals into teaching and then support them through training and the early years of their career. Our…

Read More

Education Support: Are you ready for the challenges ahead?

July 9, 2020 |
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This extraordinary academic year is almost at an end. A planned return to the ‘new normal’ is underway but there are many challenges ahead. We urge education staff to have a proper break over the summer to rest and recharge ready for September. Our next newsletter will be in early September so we look forward to seeing…

Read More

UCL: Should I stay or should I go? The teaching profession post-pandemic

July 8, 2020 |
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Members may find this Podcast ‘Should I stay or should I go? The teaching profession post-pandemic’ from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) of interest.

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Vacancy: Mersey Boroughs ITT in partnership – SCITT Administrator Level 3

July 6, 2020 |
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Mersey Boroughs ITT in partnership with St. Mary & St. Paul’s C.E. Primary School Pay Band G / SCP 19-22 £24,799 – £26,317 pro rata, per annum (Actual Salary: £19,804 – £21,017 per annum) 32.5 hours per week / 46 weeks per year (Term Time) Fixed term Contract for one year from 1, September 2020  …

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Vacancy: Now Teach: Programme Manager

July 6, 2020 |
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Reports to:     Head of Programme Start Date:      Ideally August 2020        Location:        London with the ability to travel as needed (remote working at present due to Covid-19) Contract:        Full-time Salary:             From £30 – 35k depending on experience and qualifications (+11% employer pension contribution) About Now Teach Now Teach attracts and recruits…

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John Howson: What’s happened to our young teachers?

July 6, 2020 |
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Last week the publication of the DfE’s School Workforce Census data revealed the lowest number of Qualified Entrants into the profession in England since 2011/12. The number given for 2019/20 was 43,405 and for 2011/12 42,434. In 2014.15m the number was just over 50,000. Now, there may be several possible reasons for the low number…

Read More

Teacher Selection Project Survey – Can you help?

July 6, 2020 |
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The Teacher Selection Project are looking for your help with completing a brief (15 minute survey) to infom their research. All participants who complete the approximately 15-minute survey will receive a £10 Amazon voucher and those that complete an additional phone or Zoom interview will receive a further £10 voucher. To access the survey participants…

Read More