Committee Update: WD December 2018

The Workforce Development Policy Committee met on 30 November in London to discuss teacher recruitment and retention, in light of the DfE’s forthcoming teacher recruitment and retention strategy, as well as diversity in the workforce. The committee reviewed the first draft of it’s position paper Building a workforce for all children.

The group considered regional memoranda of understanding (MoUs) for the use of agency social workers and discussed areas to focus on and examples of good practice to help develop a guide to assist regions in developing their own MoUs.

The committee also received an update on the ASYE from a representative from Skills for Care as well as the announcement that the integrated degree apprenticeship for social work has received sign-off from the Institute for Apprenticeships.

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