Policy paper

2010 to 2015 government policy: teaching and school leadership

How the government is giving schools a greater role in training and developing teachers and leaders and reforming their pay and performance.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



This policy paper shows the policy of the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

Find out about the current government’s policies.

Published 22 April 2013
Last updated 8 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
  2. Updated the 'background' section to include a link to the new headteachers' standards. Also updated the 'impact' section.
  3. Added information about our work with the Talented Leaders, Teaching Leaders and Future Leaders charities.
  4. Added information about the university training school (UTS) trials opening in September 2015.
  5. Updated the 'actions' section and added evidence of the impact our reforms have had on the teaching profession.
  6. Updated the 'who we've consulted' section and included details of the consultation on New Fair Deal pension changes and proposals to increase member contributions, which launched on 12 November 2013.
  7. First published.