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Charting a course ahead has been a humbling experience

Several months into the job, the CEO of the new Chartered College of Teaching is feeling inspired by the words of teachers around the country

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Several months into my new position as CEO of the Chartered College of Teaching, I have finally had the opportunity to draw breath and consider what has been achieved.

I moved into the job full-time in January, having left my headship. The mission was to launch membership of a professional body for teachers – a new chartered college that needed to distance itself from previous failed attempts to launch via crowdfunding and with overtones of the almost universally disliked General Teaching Council. This was a challenge similar to the one I faced when I took over a school in special measures, ...

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