Tax-free cash bursaries to be offered to trainee teachers in high-demand subjects

Tax-free cash bursaries will be offered to trainee teachers in high-demand subjects under new government plans to recruit and retain world-class teachers. The government say that a total of £129 million will be available for trainee teachers starting in 2022/23, which includes increased bursaries of £15,000 for languages, geography and design

Jamil’s journey from refugee to trainee teacher

A former student of the King’s Leadership Academy Liverpool, who came to Liverpool from Afghanistan 14 years’ ago, has returned to his academy school as a trainee maths teacher. Jamil Wali arrived as a seven-year-old in Liverpool from Afghanistan unable to speak English and never dreaming that one day he would be

Trust moves to fantastic new training centre

AMP SCITT, the teacher training arm of Lydiate Learning Trust are to move to a new training centre in Liverpool. The trust have secured new premises at Vortex House in Wavertree that will house its extensive range of teacher training services.  This currently includes Initial Teacher Training (ITT), Early Career Framework support

No algorithms to decide GCSE and A level grades

Students will receive GCSE and A level grades awarded and determined by teachers, with pupils only assessed on what they have been taught and no algorithm whatsoever will be used, Gavin Williamson, the education secretary has announced. The government has said fairness and flexibility are at the heart of the plans