I wrote a few posts some weeks back about plans for a College of Teaching:
- Why I’m Deeply Sceptical About A College Of Teaching
- Why Evidence and Research Won’t Resolve Ideological Disputes Around The College of Teaching
- What Would Make Me Join A College Of Teaching?
I pretty much moved from outright hostility to setting out my terms for involvement. I’ve been pleasantly surprised though, at how many people currently involved responded by encouraging me to get stuck in. So much so that I now feel I’m almost a (very) cautious advocate than a sceptic now, telling people who think it will inevitably be terrible that they should try to influence it towards being good.
But, the key thing I want, remains as controversial as ever and that’s the College’s exclusive domination by teachers. My main concern when I expressed it previously, it that if it isn’t teacher dominated it will be run…
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