Intute: Education news round-up

The Graduate Teacher Programme (GTP) is successful in recruiting good candidates, especially in secondary shortage subjects, according to An employment-based route into teaching 2003-06. The report, published today by the Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted), also found that the overall quality of teaching by trainees on the programme was better in 2005/6 compared with the previous two years

The Independent Study into School Leadership commissioned from PricewaterhouseCoopers examines a range of current and new ideas and practices to boost school standards and deliver more effective management of schools through improved leadership model

The Higher Education Academy’s National Teaching Fellowship Scheme for Individual Awards is now open with nominations accepted until noon on Wednesday 14 March. 50 awards of 10,000 GBP are available and each institution may nominate up to 3 individuals.

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