Now more than ever teachers need our support

The organisations below continue to be important partners and supporters of the Chartered College of Teaching and are committed to the Chartered College of Teaching’s mission and vision.

They support the Chartered College of Teaching to celebrate, support and connect teachers to take pride in their profession and provide the best possible education for children and young people. We are very grateful to our partners and funders for their support.

Current partners, supporters and funders

The Mercers Charitable Foundation Trust

Between 2019 and 2021, the Mercers Charitable Foundation Trust generously provided funding for the design and pilot of a Chartered Teacher programme for school leaders.

The Mercers Charitable Foundation also supported the establishment of the Chartered College of Teaching by providing funding in 2015 to set up operations, recruit the Founding Directors and establish the initial governance structures.

Maths Anxiety Trust

Maths Anxiety Trust kindly donated to support the work of the Chartered College of Teaching. 

Nord Anglia Education

Since 2019, Nord Anglia Education has generously provided funding to support the Chartered College to celebrate, support and connect teachers, including through helping them to engage with research and helping them to access a range of professional learning and collaboration opportunities. In 2019 Nord Anglia Education also funded the International Teacher CPD Report report.

Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Paul Hamlyn Foundation has generously committed to support the long-term aims of the Chartered College of Teaching by providing backbone funding between 2021 and 2025. This demonstrates a genuine commitment to the work of the Chartered College.

In 2020 Paul Hamlyn Foundation also helped the Chartered College of Teaching to support teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In 2019-20 Paul Hamlyn Foundation enabled the Chartered College of Teaching to build its capacity to support the expansion of Chartered Teacher provision.

Pears Foundation

Since 2019 Pears Foundation has shared a commitment to our vision and has generously supported the Chartered College of Teaching through a strong and collaborative partnership, including core funding, professional development for Chartered College of Teaching employees, and physical space.

Pears Foundation and #iwill fund also worked with the Chartered College of Teaching between 2019 and 2021 to develop and publish a special issue of the Impact journal on youth social action and character education.

In 2020 Pears Foundation also funded Teach Together, the teacher wellbeing text messaging prompt service.

Repeating funders and supporters

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Helen Hamlyn Trust

In 2019 and 2020 the Helen Hamlyn Trust kindly funded three projects:

‘Encouraging creativity and independent remote learning through a non-digital offer’ project. 

Teach Together, the teacher wellbeing text messaging prompt service.

Membership growth and engagement through teacher-led network events, a programme of webinars for early career teachers, a campaign for student teachers to convert to paying NQT.

Hoare Trustees (Ian Armitage and Joanna Cunningham)

In 2019 and 2020 the Hoare Trustees kindly funded two activities:

Teach Together, the teacher wellbeing text messaging prompt service.

The recruitment of specialist expertise to the Council of the Chartered College of Teaching (finance and membership).

Previous funders and supporters

Arts Council England

In 2018 the Arts Council England provided funding for a scoping study to determine the range of support the Chartered College of Teaching could offer the membership in relation to cultural education.

Sheffield Hallam University Institute of Education

Sheffield Hallam University Institute of Education provided support in 2020 for the Chartered College of Teaching’s development of resources for Early Career teachers, the Early Career Hub, a site containing videos, articles, activities and links to external resources aligned to the new Early Career Framework and the Teacher Standards.

Big Change

In 2020, Big Change provided funding for the Chartered College of Teaching to develop a digital platform, The Education Exchange, for educators internationally to share their views and experiences around the future of education. The platform was populated with videos, articles and resources on a range of key themes. The resources from the site were also used to create a book on the future of teaching.

UCL Institute of Education

Between 2017 and 2020 UCL Institute of Education provided pro-bono office space to the Chartered College of Teaching.

Department for Education

Between 2016 and 2020 the DfE provided start-up grant funding for the Chartered College of Teaching.

Between 2017 and 2019 the DfE funded:

The pre-publication work, design, development and commission of articles for two editions of ‘The Profession’ publication for early career teachers.

The design, management, production and hosting of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for school leaders on ‘Leadership of Technology use in Education’.

An independent communications and marketing industry expert support project.

A special issue of the Impact journal on education technology that was sent to 25,160 schools in England and all Chartered College members.

A special research engagement issue of the Impact journal that was sent to 25,000 schools in England in January 2018, accompanied by two posters

Merchant Taylors’ Company 

In 2018 the Merchant Taylors’ Company funded the development of  a ‘Windows into the classroom’ video series to provide members with examples of excellent practice, informed by research, from different schools and settings around the country.

Get in touch if you would like to discuss how you can play a part in supporting teachers to deliver the best possible education benefiting children, young people and the whole of society