With Christine Gilbert, Andreas Schleicher, Dr Vanessa Ogden, David Carter, Professor Chris Husbands, Professor Becky Francis, Matthew Taylor
Former Head of Ofsted Christine Gilbert presents the key recommendations of the RSA / Pearson Think Tank Academies Commission and considers, with an expert panel, how can we ensure the academies programme realises its transformative potential?
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Discussants: Andreas Schleicher, deputy director of education, OECD; Dr Vanessa Ogden, headteacher, Mulberry School for Girls; David Carter, executive principal, Cabot Learning Federation; Professor Chris Husbands, director, the Institute of Education; and Professor Becky Francis, director The Pearson Think Tank and Professor of Education and Social Justice at King’s College London
Chair: Matthew Taylor, chief executive, RSA
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As a teacher in an inner-city school, Lucy Crehan was exasperated with ever-changing government policy claiming to be based on lessons from ‘top-performing’ education systems. She visits the RSA to document some of her journey, weaving together her experiences with research on policy, history, psychology and culture.
Why are teachers leaving the profession in droves, and what can we do about it? A panel of experts discuss the current teacher recruitment crisis, exploring the stories behind the statistics and offering their own potential solutions to this pressing issue.