David Carter

We need to help teachers reach the highest heights

Regardless of the career pathway a colleague chooses, they should feel supported throughout in a culture of embedded development

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Having been national schools commissioner for just over a year now, I’ve found one of the best aspects has been the chance to talk with leaders and teachers about their practice in different settings. Developing a talented team of professionals who lead the learning of young people is essential in a self-improving system, which means we must create a strategy and structure that enables us to help staff to become the best professionals they can be at whatever stage of their career they are at.

Some of the most effective practice I have seen in multi-academy trusts (MATs) and teaching school ...

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