Fellows’ roundtable with Minister for School Standards, Robin Walker MP

This event is for Fellows of the Chartered College of Teaching only. The Chartered College of Teaching is hosting a Fellows’ roundtable event to discuss the publication of the government’s schools White Paper. Minister for School Standards, Robin Walker MP will be joining the Chartered College to discuss the proposals on training and development.  During […]

Unlocking Research: “Reimagining Professional Development in Schools”

Unlocking Research: “Reimagining Professional Development in Schools” This is the first in a series of seminars, hosted by the Chartered College of Teaching, that 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’ (series editors Dr James Biddulph […]

Overcoming barriers to success: Stories from Women System Leaders

Chartered College of Teaching and WomenEd collaborated to celebrate International Women’s Day, 2022. We celebrate some of the amazing women leading education in England and who, as system leaders, are role models for all of us.  We asked about each participant’s pathway to success, noting barriers they overcome and challenges swept aside. Here you can […]

Decolonising and diversifying the curriculum

The Chartered College of Teaching, with funding from Paul Hamlyn Foundation, has produced a short series of bitesize online courses to support teachers and leaders with decolonising and diversifying the curriculum. From Monday 8 March 2022, Chartered College of Teaching members will have free access to six modules, with content in a variety of formats, […]

Q&A with Ofsted: Small schools and the inspection framework

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In this open webinar, chaired by Aimée Tinkler (Vice President, Chartered College of Teaching),  we talk to Mike Sheridan and Lee Owston from Ofsted on the underlying drivers of the Education Inspection Framework (EIF), particularly in respect of the unique and special context presented by small, rural schools. This webinar is offered in conjunction with […]

#ECSeries: Assessment #ResponsiveTeaching with Yamina Bibi

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As part of the #ECSeries, we welcome Yamina Bibi who will explore evidence-informed strategies focusing on assessment. Yamina will examine how we can use formative and summative assessment in order to identify the needs of learners, measure progress, and adapt the learning to the needs of the students in the classroom.  In this session, Yamina […]

Maths Anxiety in Teachers

“Teachers and too much homework contribute to maths anxiety” Level of maths anxiety within same school or classroom found to predict individuals’ maths achievement (The Guardian 8th February 2022) This Guardian article reported on a new large scale study (1,175,515 students)  into maths anxiety conducted by Dr Nathan Lau and colleagues at University of Western […]

CATS Canterbury TeachMeet #15 ‘Action Research’

Join CATS Canterbury TeachMeet #15 to share effective classroom strategies. If you have never attended one before, they offer a series of short presentations on pedagogy and a chance to network. Our theme will be ‘Action Research’ and invites speakers who have been carrying out small-scale projects to explore pedagogy or a school-based initiative. Speakers […]

CATS Canterbury LeadMeet #5 ‘Powerful Conversations’

Join our LeadMeet event for a chance to share and hear leadership techniques for anyone leading in education. If you have never attended a LeadMeet, they offer a series of short 8-minute presentations and chance to network. Our theme is ‘Powerful Conversations’ and invites speakers on any aspect of this, from tackling challenges in line […]

Journal Club ‘Authors’

In collaboration with the Chartered College of Teaching and the Canterbury Christ Church University network hub, CATS Canterbury will host a Journal Club to hear from an edu-author and give you the opportunity to ask them your questions about their work or findings. This is an informal event, offering an opportunity to discuss pedagogy and […]

#ECSeries: Differentiation within the Classroom with Bukky Yusuf

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Differentiation is a pragmatic process that enables teachers to maximise each student’s learning in the long term. It is the process of giving students appropriate levels of feedback, scaffolding, and targeted practise to support them in achieving these common learning goals. In this webinar, Bukky Yusuf FCCT will define the purpose of differentiation and why […]

#ECSeries: Getting the Best Out of Boys (under 5) with Trefor Lloyd

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Getting the Best Out of Boys (under 5) Gender differences have usually been put down to brain size; the different speed of development; testosterone, and other biological differences. However, recent neuroscience findings have questioned many of these old theory assumptions and offer an alternative way of looking at the issues and the implications on day-to-day […]

The impact of school closure on pupils with EAL

Pupils with English as an additional language (EAL) attract a great deal of interest among policymakers, school leaders, and teachers, yet there are relatively few studies that have examined EAL attainment and the impact of Covid-19. This issue is increasingly important for EAL policy development, given that the data shows the percentage of pupils recorded […]

From Reconnection to Resilience: The contribution of RSHE to children’s mental health

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From Reconnection to Resilience: The contribution of RSHE to children’s mental health. As our school communities come together once more rebuilding, reconnection and recovery are at the heart of what we do within those communities. The impact on the mental wellbeing of staff and students alike has been considerable during the pandemic, and strategies that […]

Teaching to mixed-age classes

In this open webinar offered in conjunction with the Rural Teaching Partnership, we will hear from practitioners working in small, rural schools.  Our speakers will be sharing the joys and challenges of working in these settings, as well as providing some practical advice on teaching mixed-age classes. The presentation will cover:- EYFS/KS1 approaches KS2 approaches […]

#ECSeries: Why has the DfE made RSHE statutory and why do we teach it?

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The teaching of relationships (and sex) and health education R(S)HE became statutory in all state-funded schools in September 2020. Subsequent guidance from the DfE recommends that this should sit within a wider framework of personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education. Independent schools have long been expected to teach PSHE education. Very few teachers have […]

Education Commission Showcase by The Edge Foundation

Explore areas of cross-over and connection between some of the most important Commissions and groups operating in education right now! There are a range of incredibly important Commissions, Committees and groups working at the forefront of education change at the moment. This is your chance to get up to speed with all of their work […]