Is there no place like home?

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With workload woes, increasing accountability and the ever-looming prospect of inspection, it’s perhaps not surprising that more than a few teachers are wondering if the grass is greener elsewhere.

In fact, two in five teachers in the UK would be prepared to move abroad for the right job, a Tes survey has found. But, perhaps more surprisingly, the reverse is true, too, and in much bigger numbers: 84 per cent of teachers who believe they are qualified to work in the UK would consider working here.

And that number goes up to 91 per cent for teachers based in the US.

“Despite the battering it ...

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