• Why ITE providers should deliver the early career framework

    The new programme to support new teachers is a once in a generation opportunity – and ITE providers can make it a success, says James Noble-Rogers The much anticipated early career framework (ECF) to support new teachers during their first two years in the profession was published to generally warm applause by the Department for

    5.00 Mar. 11th, 2019 | Opinion

  • The Early Career Framework: disconnected, piecemeal and lacking ambition!

    The government’s teacher recruitment and retention strategy has been warmly welcomed in most quarters, but David Spendlove finds it seriously lacking The Early Career Framework launched by Damian Hinds on Monday has been described as “bold” and as “game changer” so why do I see it as a low cost, low ambition gesture? Firstly, let

    12.00 Jan. 29th, 2019 | Opinion

  • Teacher education in England: A critical interrogation of school-led training, by Tony Brown

    Published during a period of great flux in English initial teacher education, this timely book documents the complex implications of the changes we’re experiencing, situating them within a broader international context. This is important, as ITE systems around the world are (as the author points out) so very different. It is also true that questions

    5.00 Jan. 28th, 2018 | Reviews