How can we keep our teachers teaching?

After a public debate on the issue, Julian Stanley offers some solutions to the recruitment and retention crisis

The recruitment and retention problems facing schools have been making headlines for some time. Earlier this week, at an event we hosted in the Houses of Parliament, the Education Support Partnership sought to shift the focus of the debate to that of solutions rather than problems.

The panel of experts included the chairman of the Education Select Committee, Neil Carmichael MP, a headteacher, a PHD researcher and myself. Together we discussed the experience of the 60,000 lives that our charity touches each year and the four main areas in which we felt the sector “could do better” to stop the trend of poor morale among so many talented teaching staff.

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