Stuff like this is really sad to see

docendo discimus

Matt Burnage wrote a somewhat devastating thread about ITT on Twitter recently. You can read it here and he’s also written more about the use of the Teachers’ Standards in ITT .

I completely understand where he’s coming from and I thought I’d get my thoughts down on each of the points he’s made and some reasons why it might seem like ITT Providers, and/or schools, are dragging their feet. These are just my own thoughts. At my place there is a good element of collaborative decision making but my role is more like a HoD than SLT.

I can’t do the thread justice in one go, so I’m going to try to take the points one by one, but I’m going to make two general points first.

ITT Providers get a fair bit of stick about being out of touch with schools by either pushing trainee teachers in unhelpful…

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