• Greening promises QTS won't be scrapped, and 7 key findings from her College of Teaching conference speech

    Justine Greening has promised qualified teacher status will not be scrapped amid concerns the entry-bar into teaching is being lowered, instead insisting a “newly-strengthened” QTS route will be introduced in 2019. The education secretary also revealed today that new “gold standard” national professional qualifications focusing on evidence-based learning will be launched in September, and will

    12.35 Feb. 16th, 2017 | News

  • College of Teaching announces 7 new trustees

    The Chartered College of Teaching has appointed seven more teachers to its council. The new additions, who represent a variety of subjects and school types, join the 13 founding trustees. More than 100 people applied for the posts and were appointed by a committee which included Dame Alison Peacock, chief executive designate of the college.

    10.54 Dec. 20th, 2016 | Politics

  • Professor Dame Alison Peacock appointed CEO of the Chartered College of Teaching

    Professor Dame Alison Peacock, executive headteacher of The Wroxham School in Hertfordshire, has been appointed as the first chief executive officer (CEO) of the Chartered College of Teaching. Peacock will assume the role from January 1, 2017 and will act as CEO designate until that time. Reporting to the board of trustees, she will provide leadership

    10.00 Aug. 26th, 2016 | News

  • College of Teaching has training oversight ambitions

    The proposed College of Teaching wants to be the “gatekeeper of standards for teacher training”, Angela McFarlane (pictured), a founding trustee of the fledgling organisation, has told professionals. Speaking at a Westminster Education Forum event on Tuesday about the future of teaching, McFarlane said she hoped the organisation would be in a position to take

    5.00 May. 13th, 2016 | News

  • College of Teaching: Crowdfunding bid to release teachers to develop membership model fails

    Plans to pay schools to release teachers to help develop the new College of Teaching have been abandoned after a crowdfunding campaign failed. A bid to raise £250,000 through pledges via the online crowdfunding tool Hubbub has been abandoned after it raised less than 10 per cent of its target with just two days to go until the

    13.16 Feb. 23rd, 2016 | News

  • College of Teaching announces its 13 founding trustees

    The College of Teaching has today announced the 13 people who will be its founding trustees and lead on the formation of the college. The trustees include five teachers, three headteachers and five non-teaching professionals. Each will hold the position, on a voluntary basis, for three years. They will be responsible for strategy and engaging teachers, along

    10.00 Sep. 25th, 2015 | News