College of Teaching appoints seven teachers to its council

The College of Teaching has announced seven more trustees 
More than 100 teachers applied to join the College of Teaching's council - and now seven have been appointed.


The teachers, who will join the existing board of trustees, were chosen by a select committee which included Dame Alison Peacock, chief executive designate.


Dame Alison said: "During the interview process, I was thrilled by the commitment to continuing professional development and high standards shown by all of the applicants."


Membership of the college opens next month. Dame Alison added: "We have an exciting challenge ahead to connect the teaching profession across all phases, specialist areas of education and subject disciplines.


"Our aim is to provide a collective voice for the profession through listening to teachers, providing scholarship opportunities and building regional research communities.


"Our council will play a vital role in helping the Chartered College to achieve this."


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