Schools staff crisis looms as austerity hits teachers’ pay

By: Michael Savage.  Recruitment slumps as figures show a 10% fall in salaries since 2003 Ministers have conceded that teachers’ pay has fallen by thousands of pounds a year since the public spending austerity drive began, amid warnings of a “looming crisis” in attracting and retaining new staff. Classroom pay has fallen by more than […]

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Schools can’t be substitute parents, Ofsted chief warns

By: Michael Saavage.  Issues such as obesity are better handled in the home, says Amanda Spielman Parents must not “abdicate their responsibility” by expecting schools to solve all the major problems children face, the chief inspector for schools will warn this week. In a robust intervention attacking the increasing burdens placed on teachers, Ofsted chief Amanda Spielman […]

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Special educational needs ‘It’s hard to watch your child struggle. All you can do is chase people’

By: Michael Savage. As council budgets are slashed, desperate parents speak about their exhausting battle in the courts to protect the forgotten victims – their children As a former bouncer working in north London nightclubs, John Roden thought he knew a thing or two about stressful situations. But taking on the care of his five-year-old granddaughter Hope brought […]

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