School Workforce

Demonstrating Pupil Premium Impact

27 September 2012

SecEd offers crucial information, advice and guidance on how schools can meet their new duties to report on, and prove, the impact that their Pupil Premium spending is having.


Teachers and researchers

20 September 2012

Sue Sissling and Professor Louise Archer discuss how to promote researchers and teachers working together in your school in order to improve science and mathematics education.


Meeting the new Standards

13 September 2012

The new Teachers' Standards came into force this month alongside new appraisal and capability procedures. The government claims they are simpler and more transparent. Former headteacher Brian Rossiter takes a look at how schools should be adopting them.


Five questions for your NQT mentor

6 September 2012

Every NQT will find September a challenging time, that is why you will have a mentor. Margaret Adams looks at what you should be asking them.


More than just uploading stuff

30 August 2012

How can we add value to CPD opportunities using the online dimension of Glow, the national intranet for schools? Catriona Oates offers some advice.


The seven levels of NQT success

28 June 2012

As this year's NQTs embrace the arrival of the summer, SecEd's CPD expert Margaret Adams offers her advice on reflecting on your first year at the chalkface.


When an inspector calls

28 June 2012

One of the most stressful experiences for new teachers is that first Ofsted inspection. Dorothy Lepkowska offers some survival advice, particularly for trainee teachers who will start their NQT year in September.


Are you ready for year 2 at the chalkface?

28 June 2012

SecEd's NQT diarist from 2011/12 has just completed his second year at the chalkface. Here, he offers his advice for last year's NQTs as they prepare for year 2.



How to approach the summer

28 June 2012

SecEd's CPD expert Margaret Adams offers her advice on how new teachers should approach the summer break.


Science centres of excellence

14 June 2012

The National STEM Centre and its regional hubs offer a wealth of CPD support for science teachers and co-ordinators, with many resources available for free. Yvonne Baker explains more.

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