Education secretary plans to reform teacher training, establishing new chain of teaching schools in the style of teaching hospitals.
Ministers will today publish a white paper in which the government outlines plans to reform teacher training, including measures to recruit the brightest graduates into the profession and encourage teachers to develop skills by observing colleagues in the classroom.
Schools will be set tough new targets, with secondary schools considered failing if less than 35% of their pupils achieve five good GCSEs, including English and maths. Failure to improve could lead to a change of management.
There will also be a new national standard for primary schools, which will need …