Damian Hinds announcement on tackling teacher recruitment and retention

Emma Hollis, executive director of NASBTT, on Damian Hinds QTS announcement

Secretary of State Damian Hinds has announced the DfE’s initial response to the report ‘Strengthening Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and Improving Teacher Career Progression’, at Friday’s National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) annual conference. Changes include extending the induction period from one to two years, while he blasted Mocksteds and triple marking as “costly distractions”.  The Department for Education (DfE) […]

Teacher recruitment leader: “There is no magic wand to resolve workload issues”

Emma Hollis teacher recruitment leader

Emma Hollis, executive director of the National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers (NASBTT), talks to QA Education about the teacher recruitment crisis and has some advice about streamlining marking and planning…   What is your background in education and how did you come to work at the NASBTT? “I was a career-changer who trained through school-based […]