Should school days be longer?
Research seems to support the government’s plans to extend the school day, but there is a caveat. Like most things, says Katy Parkinson, it will all come down to whether schools use the extra time wisely...
Stopping teachers quitting the classroom
Nearly 50,000 teachers left the profession in 2015. And this year seems set to be no different, with record numbers of teachers seriously considering ending their careers. How can they be persuaded to stay? Stewart McCoy takes a look at two key areas of teacher retention: experienced teachers nearing retirement age, and younger workers just joining the profession.