The perceived teacher recruitment crisis

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Is there a teacher recruitment crisis?  Statistics reveal that teaching vacancies are up by more than a quarter while the number of qualified teachers has fallen. We do not have to look far to find that teacher vacancies have risen by 26 per cent in the past year,… Read More

Can Graduates make a significant difference to your school?

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

There are many articles in circulation waxing lyrical about how graduates can make significant differences to businesses. But how can they make a difference to schools? Two years ago, I took the risky step of employing twenty graduates into positions across my school. They managed the… Read More

5 reasons why you should consider teaching

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

I’m Dean Thomas-Lowde –  a former senior school leader and now senior consultant at Castles Education. A teacher makes a difference in the world by enabling each of their students to fully maximise their talents, imagination, skills and character. But, as the consultant in charge… Read More