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Professor Becky Francis, UCL Institute of Education (Chair)
Mary Bousted, Association of Teachers and Lecturers
Jonathan Simons, Varkey Foundation
Lucy Crehan, Education Development Trust
Martin Mills, UCL Institute of Education
Teaching offers a buzz unlike any other job, yet we are struggling to attract and then retain teachers in the profession. Where have we gone wrong, and how can we change things for the future?
We’ve accepted that teaching may no longer be a lifelong vocation, and even made a virtue of that. We’re in the midst of trying to reduce teacher workloads, and there’s been talk of using technology to work around teacher shortages. But this is defeatist and piecemeal.
Is it time for a more radical rethink of what the teacher’s role and remit should be in order to make the most of this vital profession?
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