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Little things matter: Improving teacher retention in every school

Alix Robertson – Junior Researcher at LKMco Earlier this year the government proclaimed that ensuring “there are sufficient high-quality teachers in our schools for the long term” was a top priority. This was a welcome announcement given that LKMco has highlighted the issue of recruitment and retention time and again, first in Why Teach, then in …

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Struggling schools bearing the brunt of school funding cuts

Combining yesterday’s provisional GCSE results with data from the School Cuts website reveals that it is England’s lowest performing schools that are facing the biggest drops in per-pupil funding. The secondary schools who performed least well according to yesterday’s data are losing an average of £237 per pupil (a 4.1% drop in per pupil funding) …

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