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How can teacher training and CPD solve the staff retention crisis?

Catch up on our recent webinar and re-watch the panel discussion.

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The rise of SEND ‘magnet schools’

The long-awaited SEND review is due in the next few months. Watching closely is a cohort of schools hoping that the report will address a growing gap – one between those schools with high numbers of pupils with SEND, and those with very few.

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Budget: What the £1.8bn boost means for catch-up plans

School leaders offer their thoughts on the Budget's extra catch-up funding and how it can help - and what more was needed.

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How to be a great mentor to an early career teacher

Mentoring is more important than ever when it comes to a new teacher's success, writes Geraint Jones as he shares his advice.

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Rookie Teachers quitting first year

Rookie teachers are quitting before the end of their first year in class over pay and too much work, study shows.

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A-level and GCSE grades should be determined by more than stressful end-of-course exams

When mental health is at the forefront of policy, what is the impact of so-called ‘terminal exams’ on young people who do not respond well to the pressure?

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