Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at our new T Level campaign as well as our announcement over the weekend on our new teacher bursaries package. T Level Campaign Today, Monday 7 October, sees the launch of our national …
Over 48,000 children were issued with new Education and Health Care Plans in the last year, and the majority of these were completed within 20 weeks. During the assessment process children continue to attend their school and receive additional support, until their tailored support package is put into place.
Salaries for new teachers are also set to rise to £30,000 by 2022-23 and, this year, teachers and heads can receive a pay rise of 2.75% - above current rates of inflation. We have also launched the Early Career Framework to ensure newly qualified teachers are provided with early career support and development, including mentoring.
We have empowered them to make that judgment. We have empowered them to make sure that they protect the interests of all the children in that school. That’s what I will always and consistently do.
Yesterday, Thursday 29 August, the Education Secretary Gavin Williamson held his first meeting with representatives from the major teaching unions.
Relationships, Sex and Health Education are vital to ensure children grow up healthy, happy and safe. Every school will have the support they need to deliver these subjects to a high standard.
Following the Timpson Review, we are consulting on how to make schools more accountable for the students they exclude, working with Ofsted to clamp down on off-rolling, and calling on local areas to explain or change trends in exclusions for certain groups of children.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the new drive to help children in care into independent schools, a new advisory group to support headteachers, and the report by the Children’s Commissioner for England on child vulnerability.
Today’s Education in the Media blog will cover flexible working in the teaching profession, the Education Secretary’s message to online influencers on Stop Cyberbullying Day and Minister Milton’s plans for a new youth pre-employment programme.
Teaching in further education is an incredibly rewarding career. We are reforming technical education in this country with the introduction of new T Levels and we want more staff with industry skills to pass on their expertise and inspire the next generation.