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Great teachers-follow up

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The Education Committee holds a short inquiry to follow up its 2012 report Great teachers: attracting, training and retaining the best, focussing primarily on the School Direct programme and on proposals for a College of Teaching.

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  • Great Teachers Follow up - oral and written evidence | PDF version Great Teachers Follow up - oral and written evidence (pdf PDF )HC 371-i and ii | Published 14 January 2014 | Purchase title Great Teachers Follow up - oral and written evidence

    Wednesday 17 July 2013 Chris Pope, Co-Director, Prince’s Teaching Institute, Professor Derek Bell, Professor of Education, The College of Teachers, Dr Patrick Roach, Deputy General Secretary, NASUWT, and Dr Lesley Saunders, Visiting Professor, Institute of Education; Peter Kent, Head Teacher, Lawrence Sheriff School, Rugby, Anne Swift, Head Teacher, Gladstone Road Infant School, Scarborough, Dame Joan McVittie, Head Teacher, Woodside High School, Wood Green, and David Weston, Chief Executive, Teacher Development Trust Wednesday 11 September 2013 James Noble-Rogers, Executive Director, Universities Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET), Pam Tatlow, Chief Executive, Million+, Martin Thompson, Executive Director, The National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers, and Professor Chris Husbands, Director, Institute of Education, University of London; Rt Hon David Laws MP, Minister of State for Schools, Department for Education, and Charlie Taylor, Chief Executive, National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL)

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