The Situation: Almost 75% of Local Authorities across England are reporting that there are teacher recruitment problems in their schools with 15% of them saying that a crisis level has been reached. Mathematics and Modern Language teachers are the hardest to recruit at the moment but there is a shortfall in many subjects and phases…. Read more »

What Makes Great Teaching? – Review of the underpinning research. By Robert Coe, Cesare Aloisi, Steve Higgins and Lee Elliot Major. This significant report was published on 31/10/14 under the auspices of CEM (Centre for Evaluation & Monitoring) Durham University and The Sutton Trust. It is a thorough review of current research to address three… Read more »