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."