Recruiters Hiring Apprentices Will Need To Tick All The Boxes

Government guidelines published on June 26 have concluded recruitment companies as well as other sectors will be held responsible for making sure all apprenticeship programme requirements are met. As part of the new apprenticeship levy, introduced in April this year, 20% of training given must be ‘off-the-job’, whereby one-fifth of learning will need to take … Continue reading Recruiters Hiring Apprentices Will Need To Tick All The Boxes

BME Teachers Facing Endemic Racism, Says NASUWT…

Twice the number of black and minority ethnic (BME) teachers (31 per cent) compared to their white counterparts are reported to have experienced discrimination in the workplace in the last 12 months, according to research from NASUWT.  The union states their ‘Annual Big Question’ survey shows “widespread inequality of treatment” and affirms that such discrimination is risking BME presence in the teacher workforce, which is already under-represented in … Continue reading BME Teachers Facing Endemic Racism, Says NASUWT…

NAHT Confirms School Leaders’ Opposed To Grammar School Openings

Government plans on extended selection and opening new grammar schools have been rejected by school leaders across England, according to the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT). With data collected by the union in September stating that 80 per cent of NAHT members are opposed to the opening of new grammar schools, written evidence compiled … Continue reading NAHT Confirms School Leaders’ Opposed To Grammar School Openings

Kingswood Investment Helping To Deliver Strong Character Education

A trusted provider of curriculum-mapped, out of classroom learning to UK and overseas schools, Kingswood has announced plans to expand its network of award-winning outdoor activity centres designed to develop important life skills. Made possible through significant investment from Bridgepoint Development Capital, the move will allow half of UK schools to be able to access a Kingswood centre within … Continue reading Kingswood Investment Helping To Deliver Strong Character Education