Which of the following is the best teacher training programme for students in England?
Education secretary Chris Grayling has announced that schools in England will be required to start offering full-time teaching as part of a wider plan to bring teachers onto the curriculum.
He said: “We want schools to deliver more quality teaching, with a greater emphasis on the individual needs of young people.”
Teachers need to have a better understanding of the learning outcomes of their students.
“This will be delivered in a different way to other parts of the country where teachers are expected to teach in the school-run classrooms.”
But in his speech at the Department for Education, Mr Grayling said: “”In order to deliver better outcomes, we will introduce a teacher training scheme which will require schools to offer full- time teaching.””
I am absolutely determined to see the teaching profession fully supported in our schools, so that the next generation of teachers is not left behind.
“For a long time, the profession has been struggling to get the funding to make the necessary changes to its own education system.”
We need to make sure that we have the resources to make these changes in the future.
“I will also make a commitment to ensuring that the current teachers are given the chance to continue to deliver the quality teaching they have already been doing.”‘
Great deal’ in new funding schemeThe new scheme will see £25 million going towards teacher training, but it will not replace existing funding for teachers.
Schools will still have to maintain the £50,000 funding they receive to cover costs of running their own classroom.
Teachers will also get the opportunity to earn additional money for extra hours teaching, in addition to the current salary of £18,000.
Mr Grayling also announced new money to fund a £2.3bn expansion of schools and their facilities.
The new funding will be spent on improving classrooms and equipment.
Schools currently receive £12.7 billion in funding each year.
Mr Brown has pledged to spend £2 billion on new building and facilities for schools and has promised to spend another £1 billion on the National Curriculum.
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) will also spend an extra £1.4 billion on teacher training over the next five years.
The money will also help schools to meet the £2bn target for teacher quality, Mr Brown said.
“Today, our education system is failing young people by failing to deliver enough teachers,” he said.
“I want to see more teachers teaching, more schools teaching and more teachers getting the opportunities to make a difference.”