Supporting Parents to Support Children: Raising attainment and enhancing equity report

The Chartered College of Teaching will host a webinar on Tuesday May 17th from 5:30pm until 6:30pm. They will be joined by both researchers and some of the teaching staff involved in the With Others We Succeed (WOWS) Consortium of… Continue Reading Supporting Parents to Support Children: Raising attainment and enhancing equity report

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Reflections two years on and the ‘new normal’

As part of our Future of Teaching series, Chartered College members and individuals across the profession have been sharing their insights with us. Alan Garnett – Headteacher at North Primary School and Nursery – shares his reflections of the pandemic… Continue Reading Reflections two years on and the ‘new normal’

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Exams and guidance – Ofqual answer member questions

The Chartered College of Teaching recently polled members on the publication of exam guidance and the impact on the most disadvantaged students. Dr Jo Saxton, Ofqual Chief Regulator, reflects on the poll and shares insights for teachers and leaders ahead… Continue Reading Exams and guidance – Ofqual answer member questions

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Schools as congregations of compassion: Rebuilding children’s mental wellbeing  

Barry Carpenter CBE, Professor of Mental Health in Education, Oxford Brookes University. As I reflect on the impact of Children’s Mental Health Week 2022, I am struck by the power of the week’s key messages. From the Children’s Commissioner reporting… Continue Reading Schools as congregations of compassion: Rebuilding children’s mental wellbeing  

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The Future of Teaching – Jon Severs

As part of the Chartered College of Teaching’s ‘Future of teaching’ work, Jon Severs – editor of Tes – shares his insights on the future and updates on the changes at the publication. Firstly, can you tell us about the… Continue Reading The Future of Teaching – Jon Severs

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Why teacher wellbeing must be central in recovery planning

Dr Lisa-Maria Müller – Education Research Manager Since the start of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, teachers have worked tirelessly to help students access online learning, organised food parcels for their students, dealt with escalating safeguarding issues because of lockdown, assured… Continue Reading Why teacher wellbeing must be central in recovery planning

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International teachers share their thoughts on education

For International Day of Education, we reached out to our almost 1,000 international members and affiliates to find out what’s important to them and hear their thoughts and experiences of teaching outside of the UK and Ireland.  When asked why… Continue Reading International teachers share their thoughts on education

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Sticky2021 End of Year Teacher Reflections

2021 highlights While not quite as bad as 2020, 2021 has been an eventful year. But, in the midst of virus mutations and political turbulence, we’ve had a few brief moments of normalcy: lockdowns have been lifted, and pupils once… Continue Reading 2021 End of Year Teacher Reflections

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Reflections on the value of teacher assessment

Dr Christine Parker from The Pen Green Teaching School looks at the value of teacher assessment These are my reflections on the value of teacher assessment from my perspective as a teacher educator as evidenced by my engagement with trainee… Continue Reading Reflections on the value of teacher assessment

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‘The need to review approaches to assessment’ – a reflection on TAGs

Hugh Stephens, Head of Geography at St. Edward’s School in Oxford reflects on the TAG process and lessons learnt. The cancellation of public exams for the second summer in a row once again has placed teachers in an unenviable position… Continue Reading ‘The need to review approaches to assessment’ – a reflection on TAGs

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