Supporting refugee students in schools: What constitutes inclusive education?

This research summary is part of an online module on refugee education – Chartered College of Teaching members can access this learning for free.   This article summaries the following original research article:  Taylor S and Sidhu R (2012) Supporting refugee students in schools: What constitutes inclusive education? International Journal of Inclusive Education 16(1): 39–56. […]

The role of EAL departments in refugee education

This research review is part of an online module on refugee education – Chartered College of Teaching members can access this learning for free. Introduction English as an additional language (EAL) support is central to ensuring that refugee and asylum-seeking children remain and thrive in education. In addition to supporting their English language and thus […]

Refugee Education

This module focuses on approaches to supporting refugee students in schools. Learn more about this module This online learning module has been developed by the Chartered College of Teaching and funded by the Charity of Sir Richard Whittington (part of the Mercers’ Charitable Foundation). The module is specifically designed for school leaders and focuses on […]

Eating Disorders – Pedagogy in practice

The Chartered College of Teaching is delighted to have partnered with ACAMH to present a FREE online training series, ‘Pedagogy in practice’, exclusively for teachers and school leaders. This series focuses on pedagogical approaches and practical strategies that can be used to support a range of aspects of pupil mental health in school.  It gives attendees […]

#ECSeries: Learning without Limits with Prof Dame Alison Peacock

As part of the #ECSeries, Professor Dame Alison Peacock will talk about how we can benefit all children through building a culture of collaboration and shared professional expertise.  She will describe her own research into inclusive learning underpinned by trust and co-agency.  She will illustrate her talk with stories that support truly inclusive practice, enabling […]

Behaviour: What are you permitting? with Sam Strickland

Chartered College of Teaching, Bristol Network event FREE online talk with Sam Strickland, author of ‘The Behaviour Manual: An Educator’s Guidebook’. Hosted by Dr Steve Murray, Lead Practitioner for Data and Research at Orchard School Bristol. Resources Webinar playback and resources: #ECSeries: Managing Behaviour in the Classroom with Amy Forrester Webinar playback: ‘Teach Like a […]

The opportunities and challenges of cognitive science within education

This session will inspire and enable new thinking about the benefits and viability of cognitive science in education, developing research-informed and research-generating practices. We will discuss and explore the nature, advantages, and disadvantages of cognitive science, as well as how scientific knowledge connects to pedagogical expertise. Keynote address by Dr Tom Perry “Cognitive Science and Professional […]

Identifying impactful CPD on a budget

Our Presenters: Kathryn Morgan, Acting Senior Capacity Improvement Advisor, Teaching School Hubs Council David Weston, Chief Executive Officer, Teacher Development Trust Katy Chedzey, Head of Professional Learning and Accreditation, Chartered College of Teaching In this session we will explore some of the considerations for identifying impactful CPD on a budget, and signpost to relevant resources […]

How to support students experiencing trauma in your classroom

This research review is based on a chapter that was previously published in Muller and Goldenberg (2022), a report in our ‘Education in Times of Crisis’ series: Müller LM and Goldenberg G (2020) Grief, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder. In: Education in times of crisis: The potential implications of school closures for teachers and students. […]

IncludEd Conference

What is IncludEd and who is it for? Since its inception in 2018, our IncludEd conference has brought The Difference’s community together. It has become the gateway for a national network of teachers, school leaders, and wider practitioners to access best practice, share learning, and seek out support that grows inclusive schools and improves outcomes […]

A culture of safeguarding

Martin Baker and Mike Glanville, The Safeguarding Company   Introduction  Safeguarding addresses a school’s fundamental responsibility to protect children from harm, prevent the impairment of their physical and mental health or development and take action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.   Safeguarding as a practice was formalised in statutory guidance for educators […]

Ethnic diversity in the teaching workforce, and why it matters

Education is key for ethnic minority communities in the UK as a gateway for opportunities through which young people acquire skills, knowledge, and experiences. Yet in the U.K, education is highly unequal and the disproportionality in the school teaching workforce in England’s schools have drawn little interest from policymakers and education practitioners. This webinar addresses […]

Ethnic diversity in the teaching workforce, and why it matters

Education is key for ethnic minority communities in the UK as a gateway for opportunities through which young people acquire skills, knowledge, and experiences. Yet in the U.K, education is highly unequal and the disproportionality in the school teaching workforce in England’s schools have drawn little interest from policymakers and education practitioners. This webinar addresses […]

Unlocking Research: Inspiring Primary Curriculum Design

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This is the third in the series of seminars, hosted by the Chartered College of Teaching, which will inspire and enable new thinking about the benefits and viability of developing research-informed and research-generating practices. Inspired by the innovative series of books ‘Unlocking Research’ (editors, Dr James Biddulph and Mrs Julia Flutter, Routledge) each seminar will […]

Building the future of teaching and education

The Chartered College of Teaching and the Foundation for Education Development hosted a roundtable discussion with Professor Dame Alison Peacock and Carl Ward. Reflecting on two published reports, Education in times of crisis: Effective approaches to distance learning, which formed part of the The Future of Teaching research reports published by the Chartered College of […]

Froebel Trust Autumn Lecture, presented by the Matsena brothers “Telling stories about radical change and belonging”

This year’s Froebel Trust Autumn Lecture will be presented by the Matsena brothers. ‘Telling stories about radical change and belonging’ Anthony and Kel Matsena were born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe and brought up in Swansea. They have become acclaimed choreographers and performers – and set up the award-winning dance company, Matsena Productions. Together Anthony and Kel have […]

Common causes of anxiety for pupils with autism and how to address them

In the following video case study, Helen Clarke, who runs a consultancy providing autism training to schools and organisations, discusses some common causes of anxiety for pupils with autism and outlines some steps that schools and teachers can take to avoid or address them. The video is divided in to the following sections: Introduction Minimising […]

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – DEI Metrics Webinar Series with #DiverseEd

How are you measuring the impact of your DEI strategy? About this event Join us and 3 of our collaborative partners, to find out more about their tools to help you measure DEI in your school/ trust. On Fri 21st October 12.00-1.00pm we will be joined by the Edurio team On Mon 7th November 12.00-1.00pm we will […]

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – DEI Metrics Webinar Series with #DiverseEd

How are you measuring the impact of your DEI strategy? About this event Join us and one of our collaborative partners, to find out more about their tools to help you measure DEI in your school/ trust. On Mon 7th November 12.00-1.00pm we will be joined by The GEC team On Thu 24th November 12.00-1.00pm we will […]

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – DEI Metrics Webinar Series with #DiverseEd

How are you measuring the impact of your DEI strategy? About this event Join us and 3 of our collaborative partners, to find out more about their tools to help you measure DEI in your school/ trust. On Fri 21st October 12.00-1.00pm we will be joined by the Edurio team On Mon 7th November 12.00-1.00pm we will […]