'Out of date' heads slammed

18th November 2011 at 00:00

Stephen Hillier, the chief executive of the Training and Development Agency for Schools, has described heads in England as "out of date" for their reluctance to offer part-time and flexible jobs to women. According to government data, 20 years ago some 15,000 teachers returned to teaching each year, about half full-time, half part-time; today, the figure has dropped to 9,000.

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