Teacher essays offer ideas, insights and inspiration

From diversity in the curriculum to social mobility and mental health, some of the most pressing issues facing teaching and learning practice have been addressed in a series of teacher essays.

The essays have been brought together in a free book entitled Future of Teaching: Celebrating teacher expertise published by the Chartered College of Teaching.

The essays in the book have been categorized under five broad themes:

Other articles in the publication include advice on improving parental engagement, addressing climate change, tackling the language gap in the EYFS, the identification of SEND, metacognition in the early years, peer coaching, and CPD.

The articles touch upon the authors’ personal experiences, research evidence and best practice in the classroom. The essays include:

Alison Peacock, CEO at the Chartered College of Teaching, said: “We are incredibly proud to launch this collection of essays, by teachers for teachers, on the future of education. When we consider the complexities of the challenges we face, it is clear teachers who are in the classroom each day, supporting students and listening to their needs, must be the ones to help pave the way for a brighter education future with children at the heart. We hope this free book will be a useful collective resource for the sector to draw on and inform teaching approaches.”

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