The Profession

From the editor

Welcome to student teachers and early career professionals reading this edition of The Profession. Congratulations…

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Why teachers matter

Welcome to the teaching profession. You have taken the decision to begin your journey as…

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Reflecting on my first year in the classroom

My motivations for becoming a teacher after a successful career in industry were numerous. Like…

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Choosing the school that's right for you

As we begin a new academic year, I realise how much I have progressed during…

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Preparing for your interview: A Q&A with CCT Fellows

We asked some of our Fellows to share the top two questions they ask at…

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The life of new teachers

New teachers struggle with many aspects of the job: learning countless names, trying not to…

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Developing a ‘to-be’ list

It is with great pleasure that I write to you as you start either your…

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Teacher wellbeing and workload

‘Teachers need to know how to look after themselves. This may seem a simple and…

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What makes great teaching?

This article summarises the report: Coe R, Aloisi C, Higgins S et al. (2014) What…

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Developing your curriculum design skills

One of the biggest changes in education in the last few years has been a…

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Lesson planning

As a trainee you will probably be expected to write a detailed lesson plan for…

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Curriculum in the Early Years

Ofsted’s consultation about its new education inspection framework (2019), with its focus on the curriculum,…