The Chartered College Teaching Council has today (15 March 2023) announced the appointment of Aimée Tinkler FCCT as the next President of the Chartered College of Teaching.
Currently Deputy Director of Greenwood Academies Institute of Teaching, Aimée has been a teacher for over 20 years during which time she has taught and led in schools in a variety of circumstances and contexts. As a Founding Fellow, she has been closely involved with the work of the Chartered College of Teaching Council since its inception. Aimée is engaged in doctoral research at UCL Institute of Education, studying what helps and hinders engagement with professional learning for teachers in challenging contexts. She is also working towards Chartered Teacher Leadership status.
Aimée was elected to the Council in 2018 and has been Vice President of the Chartered College since 2021. She will work with the current President, Dr Steven Berryman, the Presidential team and Council members, representing the voices of education professionals in the work of the College and in the strengthening of education for children and young people. As President-Elect, she is committed to showcasing teacher expertise, and championing collaborative and research-informed professional development. She will become President at the AGM in 2024.
Following the decision, Aimée Tinker said:
“I am delighted to have been appointed President-Elect of the Chartered College of Teaching. Perhaps more than ever, the skill, dedication and expertise of our teachers plays a crucial role in the lives of our pupils and those around them, and more than ever we should recognise this. I hope that in my role as President-Elect I will be able to further support the College to amplify the collective, expert voice of our profession in our mission to celebrate, connect and support teachers at all stages of their careers as they continue their essential work in extraordinarily challenging times.”