Teacher education: ensuring excellence; guaranteeing supply

9.30am to 5pm, Wednesday 18th November, St Anne’s College, University of Oxford.

In response to a potential crisis in teacher recruitment and retention, this conference explores strategies for developing a long term, stable, and world-class model of Initial Teacher Education.

Confirmed speakers

  • Christine Counsell (University of Cambridge) Building, defining and renewing a strong subject mentor community in ITE
  • Elaine Wilson (University of Cambridge) Research informed science teaching; promoting excellence and learning for all
  • Trevor Mutton and Katharine Burn (University of Oxford) Excellence through integration: securing the foundations of teachers’ professional learning.
  • Robert Coe (University of Durham) Evidence-based teacher education: What would it look like and how might we evaluate it?
  • Matthew Parris (Head of The Minster School, Southwell, Nottinghamshire) The value of strong school – university partnerships in developing the next generation of excellent teachers.
  • Peter Davies (University of Birmingham) Gatekeepers to the profession: recruitment to initial teacher education in the United Kingdom
  • John Howson: (Managing Director of DataforEducation.info & OUDE Honorary Research Fellow) Teacher Supply: Crisis, challenge or no problem?

Conference fee: gratis

To register please email Erica Oakes (erica.oakes@education.ox.ac.uk) with your title, name, institution and phone number.

The conference is organised and sponsored by: University of Oxford, Department of Education; Birmingham University, School of Education; University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education; Durham University, School of Education; Nottingham University, School of Education.

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