Northumbria University receives ‘outstanding’ rating for its Teach First programme

Northumbria University receives ‘outstanding’ rating for its Teach First programme

Press releases   •   Jan 20, 2016 16:47 GMT

​An Ofsted inspection of teacher training provided by Northumbria University has been rated as ‘outstanding’ – meaning the University has now held this rating for 14 years.

EXPERT COMMENT: Vocational education still has an esteem problem: tweaking the system won’t solve that

EXPERT COMMENT: Vocational education still has an esteem problem: tweaking the system won’t solve that

Press releases   •   May 26, 2016 13:52 BST

​Liz Atkins, Reader in Education, Department of Education and Lifelong Learning, at Northumbria University, discusses vocational education for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: The north-south divide in A-levels explained

EXPERT COMMENT: The north-south divide in A-levels explained

Press releases   •   Aug 25, 2016 10:46 BST

Michael Jopling, Professor in Education in the Department of Education and Lifelong Learning at Northumbria, writes about A Levels for The Conversation.