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National Supply agency database

Recently, we at DemandforSupply have been noticing that an increasing number of our agencies have become a CSS supply partners. We thought you might like to know what it all means. The DfE and Crown Commercial Service have launched their National Agency Database of accredited suppliers. The service is offered for free to all non […]

Cheney's Charity Challenges after a Wolf run

Cheney’s Charity Challenges proudly supported by DemandforSupply

12 Challenges in 12 Months… DemandforSupply are proud to support Nathan Cheney and Cheney’s Charity Challenges as he completes 12 charity challenges over 12 months. With 4 challenges already in the bag, May will see one of our directors Neil Gardiner, join Nathan walking the Leicestershire Round. The pair plan to complete the entire 102 […]

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Teaching Assistant (A day in the life)

Every Teaching Assistant plays a pivotal role in UK schools.  They offer support and much needed continuity for students and teachers.  Whilst working as a teacher, Teaching Assistants gave me was invaluable to me and my students.  It might be ‘insider’ information about students; who should sit where, their current mood, specific task ability, or differentiating resources further […]

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Brexit and the potential teacher recruitment time-bomb

The importance of Brexit not standing in the way schools hiring well trained, well educated talent from overseas, as part of the bigger drive to solve the recruitment crisis in education cannot be ignored! https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/223126 This parliamentary petition has been started by the TES to stop non-EU international teachers from being turned away from Britain […]

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Why not teach the white elephant to walk first? The Dfe and Edutech

I write in response to the article about Edutech “New technology to spearhead classroom revolution” Published by the Department for Education and Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP, 7 August 2018. The education secretary needs to be very clear that the ‘technology’ the DfE seek as part of their ‘education revolution’.   Are they looking for […]