From Schools Week here
Alternative view here (disappointed idealist)
Recognition of recruitment problems. Allocation of Initial teaching training (ITT) to be reformed and based on need, demand and quality. ITT content will be strengthened to include more subject knowledge and less un-evidenced material. QTS will be replaced with a “stronger, more challenging” accreditation- probably by portfolio. The National College for Teaching and Leadership will be reformed to reduce costs for schools. Simple and free ways to advertise vacancies coming on a new national teacher vacancy website. Commitment to developing the new National Teaching Service. Establishing a new Standard for PD to improve it’s quality and possibly paying teachers to publish their research and CPD as “open-source”. Backing calls for a peer-reviewed British education journal and try to increase teachers’ access to high-quality evidence/ research.
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