Articles from University of Derby

DfE’s new Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategy: Redemption for the teaching profession?

The Department for Education has launched a strategy for recruiting and retaining school teachers in state-funded schools, which is based around four key priorities:

What Works? Improving social mobility through educational partnership

As the Office for Students announces today (28 Feb) a new ‘What Works’ centre to help universities analyse evidence on the impact of different approaches to widening access and improving outcomes and progression for disadvantaged students, Dr Mohammed Jakhara at the University of Derby explains how working with schools to develop outstanding teachers can help promote social mobility, cut equality gaps and ensure children receive the high quality education they deserve:

Inspiration Rover project encouraging children into the world of #STEM

Twelve young people recently enjoyed a day at Leicester’s award-winning National Space Centre, celebrating their achievements as part of educational outreach project Inspiration Rover.

Apprenticeships in the NHS - miracle cure or bitter pill?

The introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy will see around £200 million per year ring-fenced in the NHS for apprenticeships.

Maths skills provider agrees first academic UK deal with University of Derby

The University of Derby has become the UK’s first higher education body to add a new maths skills programme which has taken off in Europe and North America.

New film by University of Derby and Time for Geography wins prestigious education award

A series of films made by the University of Derby and Time for Geography has won a 2019 Highly Commended Publishers Award from the Geographical Association – the leading subject association for all teachers of geography.

University of Derby awarded DfE contract to help challenging schools recruit and retain teachers

The University of Derby is being supported by the Department for Education (DfE) to help increase the supply of trainee teachers to schools with poor recruitment and retention in the Midlands.

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