Podcast 12: Why Do Teachers Need To Be Evidence-Informed?

Iesha SmallThink Tank associate at LKMco and podcaster for Teacher Toolkit. Iesha is a teacher, writer, podcast producer and speaker. Former school leader who is interested in challenging status quo and solutions. Read more about Iesha SmallWhy do teachers need to be evidence-informed? Our 12th guest is Dame Alison Peacock, CEO of the Chartered College of Teachers. We catch up with Alison at her offices in London as part of our 100 Women series. In this episode, you can hear Alison and podcast host, Holly Gardner:explain who The Chartered College feels should have a higher status in societyreveal how an event in 2012 lead to Alison becoming CEO of the Chartered College discuss who Alison tells stories about when she speaks at conferencesremind listeners why wonderful teachers are neededreflect on why ‘improving things at scale’ is important   debate why access to research is important for teachersdiscuss which problem is facing the profession that they aren’t allowed to call a crisisexplore Alison’s biggest career achievement in turning around a schoolexplain how 100 years, 100 women links to a wider conversation in today’s world.https://www.teachertoolkit.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Podcast-12-Dame-Alison-Peacock_100.mp3 You can find out more about the Chartered College of Teachers via their website or follow it on Twitter. You can also follow Alison directly on Twitter. You can also watch the TED Talk discussed in the podcast. Related

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