Teachers facing 'classroom MOTs' 30 June 2009

Teachers facing 'classroom MOTs'

Teachers in England will need licences to work in the classroom which will have to be renewed every five years, under government plans.

The proposal, intended to weed out weak teachers, is included in an education White Paper announced by Children's Secretary Ed Balls.

Download a copy of the letter from Secretary of State

White Paper - key points:
Licence to teach
Guaranteed rights for parents
School report cards
Chains of schools
One-to-one tuition

Read about this on:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/8127085.stm