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Editorial Comment: Recruitment: Getting it right

There are huge problems with the high-stakes high accountability culture in England which undoubtedly contributes to teachers leaving the profession, but how many schools are taking responsibility and proactively doing something about it?
SecEd 547: January 2020

SecEd 547: January 2020

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