Don’t blame schools for failure to recruit teachers, teaching agency warns
Schools need more help, support and training to understand how best to attract, shortlist and recruit teachers if they are to be expected to continue as the primary recruiter into the profession.
That’s the view of one specialist education recruitment agency, TLTP Education (The London Teaching Pool) after The National Association of Head Teachers told the Education Select Committee... »
School minister 'wrong about teacher recruitment crisis'
Comments from the schools minister Nick Gibb that there is not a teacher recruitment crisis will simply not ring true with head teachers around the country, according to specialist education recruitment company TLTP Education (The London Teaching Pool).
Mr Gibb was quoted as saying that he didn’t believe there was a recruitment crisis and that the government is managing the challenge... »
London schools could lose thousands of teachers if national trends apply locally, says specialist recruitment consultancy
Schools in London could face losing up to 6500 teachers this year, according to a specialist education recruitment consultancy.
As schools begin their search to fill vacancies for September, TLTP Education (The London Teaching Pool) says that if Department of Education statistics - which show around one in 12 full-time teachers leaving the profession each year- are replicated... »
Focus on retaining as well as attracting new teachers to address shortages, says educational recruitment specialist
The government’s announcement of new financial incentives as a way of recruiting more maths and physics teachers in England addresses some of the symptoms of the problem but not the cause, according to a leading educational recruitment specialist.
Darryl Mydat, Managing Director of TLTP Education (The London Teaching Pool) says that whilst the incentives may have some success, improving... »
TLTP management restructure to secure further growth
TLTP Group, which specialises in recruiting teachers for UK and overseas postings as well as non-medical healthcare staff for the NHS, has restructured its management team following its most successful trading year to date.
Ryan Kissin, who joined the company when it was established nearly ten years ago, steps up from his role as Education Manager to become Commercial Manager with a brief... »
Fast track overseas English-speaking teachers to QTS status to address shortages
Urgent steps need to be taken to allow qualified English-speaking teachers from Canada, Australia and the United States to be fast tracked to qualified teacher status in the UK to help meet the increasingly worrying shortfall in teachers.
That’s the message from education recruitment specialist TLTP Education (The London Teaching Pool) after claims that, for the third year... »
TLTP joins elite group of education recruitment agencies
Education recruitment specialist TLTP Education (The London Teaching Pool) has been awarded Gold Audited status by industry body The Recruitment & Employers Confederation (REC), making it among less than ten per cent of educational recruiters in the UK to be awarded the status.
REC Audited status ensures that agencies are undertaking all relevant checks when recruiting teachers. It... »
TLTP Education secures recruitment contract for schools across Asia
Teacher recruitment specialist TLTP Education has reached agreement to be a preferred recruitment partner for Singapore-based Eton House, which has more than 92 pre-schools and schools across Asia, including in China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Cambodia, Vietnam and Hong Kong. Together these schools provide international education to over 9,000 children across 61 different nationalities.
TLTP taking action in fight against ebola
Public sector recruitment specialist TLTP Group, which places teaching staff in schools and ancillary healthcare staff into the NHS, has reviewed its advice to clients for staff returning from ebola-affected countries and has written to all with new guidance.
The company now requires all agency workers to verify whether any of them have recently visited or plan to visit any of countries... »
Children unprepared for primary school
Children are starting primary school lacking in the necessary basic skills needed for a successful introduction to the world of education.
This is according to new figures from the Department for Education, which found that youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds in particular are not ready for school.
Childcare and education minister Sam Gyimah said that nurseries and other child... »
Teachers responding with cautious optimism to new plans to reduce workload, says educational recruitment specialist
Teachers have reacted with cautious optimism to plans set out by the new Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan, to reduce teachers' paperwork to enable them to spend more of their time with pupils in the classroom.
That’s the view of specialist educational recruitment consultancy, TLTP Education (The London Teaching Pool) after Ms Morgan wrote to teaching unions to say she wanted... »
UK’s illiteracy problem at a ‘crisis point’
The UK faces a literacy crisis that needs to be addressed immediately, according to a new a study led by the charity Save the Children.
According to the report Read On, Get On, thousands of children leave primary school unable to read well.
This is especially true of youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds, with four out of ten pupils from poor families found to still be struggling... »
New curriculum to make Britain 'the envy of the world'
The new curriculum will transform the standards of education in Britain, making it the "envy of the world", claims school reform minister Nick Gibb.
Speaking as millions of youngsters return to school this week, Mr Gibb described the reforms as being some of the most transformative in recent years.
The MP for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton said that pupils will benefit... »
Alternative school league tables to deliver 'a more holistic view' of the quality of education
The news that head teachers in England are planning to publish their own school league tables will be welcomed by many teachers, according to one of the leading education recruitment agencies.
TLTP Education (The London Teaching Pool) says that teachers will see the step as an opportunity to provide a more holistic view of the quality of education and performance than the current league... »
Baby P case highlights the need for rigorous selection of locum solicitors, says legal recruitment specialist
A comment from a prominent expert in social work that Haringey’s legal advice in the Baby P case had been provided by a locum solicitor with little experience in children's legislation, who recommended that there were no grounds for care proceedings, underlines the importance of rigorous selection procedures when appointing locum solicitors.
That’s the view of specialist... »
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