Experience earns status

Experienced science teachers will be able to apply for chartered status from March, the Association for Science Education said.

The new status will be awarded by the ASE rather than the Government and will not lead to an automatic pay rise.

But Derek Bell, ASE chief executive, said he hoped it would fit with government plans to strengthen the link between pay and professional development.

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