The Education Secretary, Damian Hinds has been clear that teacher wellbeing is a priority for him and the department. That is why we are already taking action in this area to strengthen work life balance and wellbeing, by reducing workload, supporting early career school teachers and tackling accountability pressures.
In response to calls for SATs to be discontinued, the Education Secretary Damian Hinds wrote an op-ed for the Sunday Telegraph on 21 April, setting out the importance of primary school assessments to ensure that children are developing and progressing in education.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at our ambition to reduce teacher workload, as well as positive news on the National Centre for Computing Education project.
Today our Education in the Media blog looks at teacher workload, universities and apprenticeships.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at refinements to the criteria in the Teaching Excellence Framework, how we are promoting access to swimming in local areas, and the work we are doing surrounding teacher wellbeing.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at the Secretary of State’s interview with the Guardian this weekend on teacher workload, and what the government is doing to help fostering parents and foster children.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at what the department is doing to help on teacher workload, children receiving school meals and mental health support to children and young people.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Public Accounts Committee report about the teaching workforce and the Prime Minister’s visit to China.
Today’s Education in the media blog looks at what is being done to reduce teachers’ stress levels, as well as the latest data on the 30 hours free childcare offer.
Today’s news review looks at the media reaction to comments from Dr Mary Bousted on teacher workload.