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Teacher on blackboardDr David Owen met Professor Sawako Yufu from Waseda University in Tokyo to discuss IER work on the DfE Teacher Workload Survey and research into teacher earnings for the NASUWT on March 22nd.

Prof Yufu is a quantitative researcher who studies teachers' working conditions and educational reform in Japan. She runs a regular survey of teacher workload in Japan. Her particular interests are in the effect which the school environment and neighbourhood have on workload and trends in workload over time.

Sun 01 Apr 2018, 17:17 | Tags: teacher

School Teacher's Review Body cites IER research

Recent research undertaken by the Warwick Institute for Employment Research on the impact of changes to teachers’ pay on equality in schools in England commissioned by the NASUWT has been cited in the School Teacher's Review Body 26th Report. The research found that teachers with protected characteristics had been particularly disadvantaged by the approach taken by schools. NASUWT have expressed concern about widespread retrospective alteration of school pay policies and practice. Further research will be undertaken in the future to understand the impact of the changes to teachers’ pay in the long-term.

Thu 07 Jul 2016, 09:56 | Tags: teacher pay Faculty of Social Sciences