For years teachers have suffered a top-down approach to education policy, with only nominal acknowledgements of the profession’s expertise and understanding of what really works. We believe – and research shows – what really transforms students is what happens in the classroom.
It's the people who know best who should be the ones leading school improvement. By harnessing the incredible passion of teachers and school leaders; and bringing together education professionals from all levels and origins – teaching assistants, NQTs, teachers, heads of department, school leaders, researchers and academics – we hope to help the profession improve practice and support each other in a helpful and collegiate way.
Only by facilitating grassroots support and continuous learning across the profession, can we realise our ultimate goal – to help teachers mobilise their power and access the research and other resources they need to improve student outcomes and tackle educational disadvantage.
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