Lancashire County Council is urging affected parents and carers to complete a consultation on proposed changes to its denominational home to school transport. Lancashire currently spends over £5 million on providing mainstream home to school transport. Of this amount, over £400,000 is spent on subsidising transport for pupils who attend […]

Consultation on denominational school transport

This Saturday’s annual NUT Supply Teacher Conference will hear that employment prospects for supply teachers are getting tougher, as schools increasingly use unqualified staff in place of qualified supply teachers to cover teacher absence. The NUT’s 2017 supply teacher survey, which received a record 1,300 responses, shows that 41% of […]

Schools increasingly using unqualified staff to cover teacher absence