What do members want from a new government?

At the Chartered College of Teaching, we believe that education policy should focus on developing and sustaining teacher professionalism. Policy-makers and the profession need to work together to create sustainable change for the benefit of children and young people. This… Continue Reading What do members want from a new government?

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StickyAs we move towards a general election, it’s vital that the voices of teachers and school leaders are heard

A new government must commit to developing its plans for education in partnership with the profession. We see what our pupils and their families need in order to flourish, and we are committed to education as the route to shaping… Continue Reading As we move towards a general election, it’s vital that the voices of teachers and school leaders are heard

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StickyA profession-led inspection system? There’s a lot of work to do

At the risk of stating the obvious, there are many problems with Ofsted. Most worrying is the enormous fear it instils in the profession, limiting innovation and creativity, and driving too many teachers and leaders away from the job they… Continue Reading A profession-led inspection system? There’s a lot of work to do

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StickyHow an understanding of professionalism underpins our response to Ofsted’s Big Listen

Ofsted inspections need to change. Earlier this year, almost all of more than 2,000 members who responded to our poll agreed, with 83% wanting inspections paused, and 15% suggesting inspection should continue while reforms take place. Even some of those… Continue Reading How an understanding of professionalism underpins our response to Ofsted’s Big Listen

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Creating time and space for all voices to be heard

Cragside Primary School Cragside Primary school is a two-form entry primary school in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. At Cragside, we aim to provide children with an education that: inspires and nurtures; celebrates individuality and diversity; and equips every child to make a positive… Continue Reading Creating time and space for all voices to be heard

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Chartered College of Teaching and Penrose Education Ltd Launch New Partnership to Improve the Quality of Education for Children and Young People.

The Chartered College of Teaching is pleased to announce a new partnership with Penrose Education Ltd. The collaborative partnership will provide opportunities for trainee teachers and mentors supported by initial teacher training (ITT) providers using the Mosaic platform to further… Continue Reading Chartered College of Teaching and Penrose Education Ltd Launch New Partnership to Improve the Quality of Education for Children and Young People.

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Empowering rural education: Flookburgh C of E Primary’s curriculum transformation

Flookburgh C of E Primary School is a small rural village school set in the South Lakes Peninsula of The Lake District. Our children are at the heart of what we do and over the past few years we have… Continue Reading Empowering rural education: Flookburgh C of E Primary’s curriculum transformation

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StickyProfessor Dame Alison Peacock on Ofsted: Beyond Ofsted and IPPR

Time and again, teachers tell me that they want to be able to work together to build the best education for children and young people, and are frustrated by top-down and restrictive systems. Evidence suggests that teachers who feel a… Continue Reading Professor Dame Alison Peacock on Ofsted: Beyond Ofsted and IPPR

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StickyChartered College of Teaching 2023 Annual General Meeting and graduation ceremony

On Saturday 11th November, we were joined by members and guests for our sixth Annual General Meeting at Maria Fidelis Catholic School FCJ to recognise our achievements over the past year, to celebrate our new cohort of inspiring Chartered Teachers… Continue Reading Chartered College of Teaching 2023 Annual General Meeting and graduation ceremony

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StickyRethinking the curriculum with Dorney School

Dorney School is an inclusive and ambitious primary school in Berkshire. Their curriculum is underpinned by the school’s core values of respect, collaboration and growth. Through professional agency and collective effort Dorney School aims to develop a curriculum for their children’s future,… Continue Reading Rethinking the curriculum with Dorney School

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