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Time to end complacency on teacher recruitment and retention

Time to end complacency on teacher recruitment and retention: Today’s Education Select Committee report on recruitment and retention uses data from LKMco and Pearson’s “Why Teach?” study to highlight the key role workload plays in driving teachers from the profession. Lead author of the study and Director of the education think-tank LKMco, Loic Menzies welcomed …

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Storify of tweets from September 2015 LKMco/Policy First debate

We co-hosted Policy First’s September debate featuring Katherine Birbalsingh of Michaela Community School, Jonathan Clifton of the IPPR, Natasha Porter from Policy Exchange, Peter Henderson of the EEF and Jake Curtis of Jamie’s Farm. This is a storify of #Policy1st tweets from the evening. You can also find a blog of what  I would have said if I’d …

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Challenges in leadership: London Schools- the Teach First debate

In this ‘Challenges in Leadership’ debate organised by Teach First London, LKMco Director, Loic Menzies discusses the complex question of London schools’ success with Paul Bhatia (Wembley High Technology College), Nicola Graham (Harris Academy Chafford Hundred) and Ellen Greaves (IFS). The debate ranges far and wide including busting the ‘they used to be terrible’ myth, …

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Today’s Education Questions Round-Up (9.9.13)

Today’s Education Questions was the first of the new Parliamentary session. With little opportunity for detailed policy announcements over the summer there was always the potential it would be a somewhat bitty session, punctuated only with the inevitable boasts from MPs wishing to promote school results in their constituencies and a few bashes from Gove about the upcoming …

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