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What would make 2019 a happy new year for teacher trainers?

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What does 2019 look like for initial teacher training? I don’t think it will be a smooth ride exactly, but, at the same time, I don’t think we will face any new challenges, as we seek to address the issues facing school recruitment. Here are my hopes and fears for the new year:

* We must not let any political instability disrupt our transformative plans for the early career framework (ECF);

* We should formalise high-quality mentoring, and make sure that the development of early career staff is everyone’s responsibility;

* The government must invest in attractive salaries and career pathways ...

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