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We’re hiring! Recruitment Research Associate

We are seeking a bright and ambitious individual who has a strong work ethic and an interest in pursuing a career in senior level search and selection within the education market.  Please download the Research Associate Job description.  If you’re interested, please send your CV and covering letter to Nicky Haskins at or call […]

Educate’s Top 5 Tips for Addressing Ofsted’s Appraisal and Pay Agenda

TIP 1: FOCUS ON TEACHING OVER TIME RATHER THAN OVERALL LESSON OBSERVATION GRADES. Several schools we have worked with recently have said they are moving away from giving an overall grade for a lesson; preferring instead to give graded feedback on the quality of the individual components of professional practice seen – marking, differentiation, assessment, […]

Leadership pay information – some urgent messages for schools

Nigel Middleton and Neil Clifton have now completed their first round of national courses – as well as a briefing for the 25 LA HR departments belonging to the Pan London HR Network. Some urgent messages for schools: Before 2014-15 leadership appraisal objectives are set, governors need to have agreed leadership pay points now that all fixed ones […]

Inspiring Governors

The Inspiring Governors Alliance has launched a campaign today to encourage more people to become school governors. This group of Head teachers’ organisations, the National Governors’ Association, employers groups and the Department for Education and Department for Business have joined forces to encourage more “high-calibre people” to become governors. There is a particular desire to […]