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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The ‘integrity, rigour and accuracy’ of TAGs

Helen Angell FCCT, Director of School Improvement, Cabot Learning Federation (Bristol and the South West) reflects on the TAG process Integrity, rigour and accuracy have been our watchwords throughout the TAG process in the Cabot Learning Federation. We have used… Continue Reading The ‘integrity, rigour and accuracy’ of TAGs

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Reflecting on the TAG process

Michael Chiles FCCT – Geography Head of Department and Chartered College Council Member reflects on the TAG process. Without a doubt, the last academic year has been challenging for all teachers and school leaders who have worked tirelessly while we… Continue Reading Reflecting on the TAG process

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Quality assurance of teachers’ CPD: could it work?
With the Chartered College of Teaching publishing a report into the quality assurance of teachers' CPD, Katy Chedzey -  Head of Teaching, Learning & Assessment - reflects on the findings. We know that teacher quality really matters. If we want… Continue Reading Quality assurance of teachers’ CPD: could it work?
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One year on: Teaching and lockdown
Our CEO Professor Dame Alison Peacock reflects on one year of lockdown, what this has meant for the teaching profession and how the Chartered College of Teaching has supported educators over this time. How would you sum up the past… Continue Reading One year on: Teaching and lockdown
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A look at the research on extending school days, length of terms and supporting learning

According to news reports, the government is looking at a range of options to deal with any ‘lost learning’ as a result of COVID. The measures under consideration include longer school days and shorter holidays. The Chartered College of Teaching… Continue Reading A look at the research on extending school days, length of terms and supporting learning

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Stand in the 2020 Chartered College Council Elections

Shape the #FutureOfTeaching! Stand for election to the Chartered College of Teaching’s Council. Members and Fellows are encouraged to stand for election and play an active role in the Chartered College of Teaching during one of the most important periods… Continue Reading Stand in the 2020 Chartered College Council Elections

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Education in times of crisis: Teachers’ views on distance learning and school reopening plans during COVID-19”

This new report from the Chartered College of Teaching investigates teachers’ views on the impact of partial school closures on learning, wellbeing, school reopening plans and potential long-term implications for education. Key areas of discussion included:• Views on distance learning•… Continue Reading Education in times of crisis: Teachers’ views on distance learning and school reopening plans during COVID-19”

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A request for clarity, transparency, fair warning – and support for our teachers

Following our letter to the Prime Minister setting out five areas we want the Government to address, Cat Scutt – our Director of Education and Research – expands on the issues raised. As the professional body for the teaching profession,… Continue Reading A request for clarity, transparency, fair warning – and support for our teachers

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