Performance Related Pay

Performance-Related Pay Doesn't Work

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Politics
Margaret Heffernan

Like poor managers the world over, Michael Gove believes in performance-related pay. Although not subject to this regime himself, he imagines that teachers will care about students more, be yet more passionate, focused, organized, energetic and committed if there's more money in it for them. Why would he imagine such a thing?

School Pays

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Teachers will be paid up to £70,000 a year if they are successful, according to David Cameron's favourite think tank. Under Michael Gove's new per...

Why Tristram Hunt Is Wrong on Performance-Related Pay for Teachers

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

"I'm in favour of performance-related pay," Labour's new education spokesman said on Question Time on Thursday evening. Really? But why? PRP is ideology masquerading as evidence.

Performance-Related Pay for Teachers Is the Wrong Move

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Adnan Al-Daini

This is a measure that at best will be a waste of time, a precious resource in teaching, and could well lower the quality of teaching. I can't imagine a headteacher who values the cohesion of his staff and their goodwill wanting anything to do with this.

Sir Michael Wilshaw and the 3pm Myth

Bansi Kara | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Bansi Kara

I do wonder whether the general perception of teachers in this country is informed largely by three main sources: Grange Hill, Teachers and Waterloo Road. It would be a real shame, when the profession has moved on from elbow patches and smoking behind the bikesheds whilst discussing a workplace romance, to see that undone by the constant barrage of generalisation about the way teachers perform.