Impact assessment

Full equality impact assessment: teacher performance

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

This impact assessment looks at policy changes to help schools in England raise the standard of teaching through tackling teacher underperformance.

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Full equality impact assessment: teacher performance

Details

The government intends to tackle the issue of underperforming teachers by:

  • streamlining arrangements for teacher appraisal and capability procedures
  • stripping away duplication and unnecessary bureaucracy
  • giving more freedom to headteachers to put in place local arrangements for teacher appraisal and capability procedures

This equality impact assessment looks at the available evidence in order to determine whether these changes will have a greater impact on any particular groups of pupils or teachers.

Includes:

  • description of the policy
  • the evidence base
  • what the evidence shows - key facts