School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD) confirms pay scales for teachers and leaders from September 2023. It includes the previously agreed 6.5% pay increase for all teachers and leaders [Schools Week].
Support from GovernorHub Knowledge: Make sure you know what the teacher pay ranges and TLR payments for 2023/24 are, as well as how your school needs to apply them.
MPs to hear evidence about Ofsted experiences at an official inquiry next week. They’ll talk to representatives of teaching unions, parents/carers, pupils and governors [Tes Magazine - registration required].
Support from GovernorHub Knowledge: Read about how to stay Ofsted-ready as a governor so you’re confident when Ofsted arrives.
Pupil absence 60% higher than pre-pandemic levels. According to the DfE, 1 in 50 pupils in maintained schools had an unauthorised absence in the first term of the school year [The Telegraph].
Support from GovernorHub Knowledge: Read our tips on monitoring and challenging your school’s attendance figures.
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Sunday 22 October - International Stammering Awareness Day