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  • Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) What is Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS)? We set out the role of the EYTS qualification. We relay advice from the Department for Education on EYTS and explain whether it classes as a 'school teacher' for the EYFS staffing ratio requirements. We also look at pay for those holding EYTS.
  • Employing apprentice teaching assistants Can schools employ apprentice teaching assistants? We set out information about this question from National School Apprenticeships and GOV.UK. We also relay advice about matters such as the contracts and supervision of apprentices.
  • Higher level teaching assistants (HLTAs): qualification requirements What qualifications does someone need to be an HLTA? This article relays advice from the DfE, One Education, the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) and one of our associate education experts on qualification requirements for HLTAs. It also links to the HLTA standards.