chapter  6
The threshold standaeds and their use in performance management
ByTREVOR YATES
Pages 24

The Green Paper, ‘Teachers – meeting the challenges of change’ (DfES 1998) set out the Government’s proposal to improve the teaching profession. In the foreword, Tony Blair, Prime Minister, commented that:

It addresses the critical issues of training, recruitment, leadership and support for teachers in the classroom and beyond. It also describes our proposals for pay and performance. We must reward good teaching better, recognising its vital role in raising standards.