Recruiting, inducting and managing teachers

Overseas-trained teachers, inductions, School Direct information, Childcare Act. Appraisals, employment advice, workforce planning.

Services

  1. Retiring teachers: nomination form for official letter of thanks

    Form to nominate exceptional teachers for an appreciation letter at retirement from the Secretary of State for Education.

Guidance and regulation

  1. Induction for newly qualified teachers (NQTs)
  2. Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006
  3. Staffing and employment: advice for schools
  1. Mathematics early-career payments: guidance for teachers and schools

    • Detailed guide
    • Department for Education and Closed organisation: National College for Teaching and Leadership
  2. Supervision of activity with children

    • Statutory guidance
    • Department for Education
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News and communications

  1. New free website for schools to advertise vacancies

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  2. Schools Minister announces boost to computer science teaching

    • Department for Education
    • Press release
  3. Schools to support teachers' return to the classroom

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  4. Damian Hinds sets out plans to help tackle teacher workload

    • Department for Education
    • News story
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Policy and engagement

  1. Staffing and employment advice for schools
  2. Trade union facility time in schools: review
  1. Teacher workload challenge: school research project reports

    • Department for Education and Closed organisation: National College for Teaching and Leadership
    • Independent report
  2. Increasing flexible working in schools

    • Department for Education
    • Policy paper
  3. Vetting and barring scheme remodelling review: report and recommendations

    • Department for Education
    • Policy paper
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Transparency

  1. International teacher recruitment: attitudes and experiences

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  2. Factors affecting teacher retention: qualitative investigation

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  3. Mapping professional development for reducing teacher workload

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  4. Workload challenge research projects: summary report 2018

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  5. Exploring teacher workload: qualitative research

    • Department for Education
    • Research
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