The Chartered College of Teaching is dedicated to bridging the gap between practice and research and supporting all teachers to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to make the best decisions for their pupils.

The Chartered Teacher Programme is for teachers who are committed to continual professional growth and development.

Successful completion awards teachers with Chartered Teacher Status, celebrating the knowledge, practice and behaviours of excellent teaching.


– high-quality resources and materials
– online events including workshops and webinars
– an experienced mentor to provide guidance
– challenge and input from education-research experts
– access to IRIS Connect
– BERA membership

Throughout the programme are assessments and exams providing participants with the opportunity to demonstrate their expertise.


– Online programme

– Duration: 15 months (starting May 2021)

– Who is it for: Practising teachers with 3+ years’ teaching experience

– Award: Chartered Teacher status

– Cost: £895 (early bird price) £945 (full price)

– Deadlines: Early bird closes 21st February 2021. Apply by 18th April 2021.

Programme Overview

Each phase begins with an online event with input from speakers and ongoing opportunities for collaboration, structured reflection and expert input.

– Phase one
Participants focus on their own professional development as they develop a professional development plan that will support their learning throughout the programme. They will also begin to engage with research, exploring evidence informed practice and current debates in education.

– Phase two
Focus is on the professional practice expected of a Chartered Teacher, as defined in the Professional Principles )and using principles of deliberate practice to create a video portfolio.

– Phase three
Participants will build upon their work from phases one and two to undertake a small-scale research-based improvement project.


You may be interested in working towards Chartered Teacher (Leadership) Status. Find out more about the programme here.


Application to the programme requires submission of an application form and a 750-word written response evaluating the impact of a change you have made in your teaching. In addition we will ask for a statement of support from your school.

The Chartered College of Teaching particularly welcomes applications from BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee), LGBT and disabled communities. If there is anything we can do to support your application please do not hesitate to get in touch.


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