Ignoring the parents

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This much I know about…how we are on our own when it comes to the teacher recruitment crisis


I have been a teacher for 28 years, a Headteacher for 13 years and, at the age of 51, this much I know about how we are on our own when it comes to the teacher recruitment crisis.

If you’re from an ordinary working class family, life is much harder than many people in Westminster realise. You can just about manage, but you worry about the cost of living and getting your kids into a good school. The Government I lead will be driven, not by the interests of the privileged few but by yours. We will do everything we can to give you more control over your lives.
Theresa May, 13 July 2016

It is a truth universally acknowledged that only great teaching will make our country’s education system great. It’s that simple.

Finding great teachers isn’t so simple, however. Despite what Nick Gibb might say, we are in…

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