A framework of standards to help early career teachers succeed at the start of their careers.


Early career framework

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The early career framework sets out what early career teachers are entitled to learn about and learn how to do when they start their careers. It underpins a new entitlement for 2 years of professional development designed to help early career teachers develop their practice, knowledge and working habits.

Published 28 January 2019
Last updated 19 April 2021 + show all updates

  1. Document updated to update 1 reference to the latest edition of text: ‘Alexander R.J. (2020) A Dialogic Teaching Companion, London: Routledge’.

  2. First published.