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The Teachers' Standards in the Classroom

The Teachers' Standards in the Classroom

Fourth Edition

October 2020 | 144 pages | Learning Matters
All teachers and trainee teachers need to work towards and within the framework of the Teachers' Standards. This is the essential guide to the application of these standards in the classroom

The text is written to support teachers and trainee teachers to interpret the standards effectively and independently, and to apply them to their teaching. The text supports readers to enhance their understanding of the standards and to see how their effective application can improve teaching and professional practice. 

This fourth edition has been updated to include checklist for all standards.  Also added is guidance on personal and professional conduct online for new teachers.  New content on the 2019 Ofsted framework'e expectations of teaching is also added in this edition.

About the author
Roy Blatchford CBE is Founding Director of the National Education Trust in the UK. He served as one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Schools (HMI) in England, with national responsibilities for school improvement and for the inspection of outstanding schools. Roy was Deputy Chair of the DfE Teachers’ Standards Review (2012) and of the Headteachers’ Standards Review (2014). He was appointed CBE for services to education in the 2016 New Year Honours.
Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils
Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils
Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
Plan and teach well structured lessons
Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils
Make accurate and productive use of assessment
Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment
Fulfil wider professional responsibilities
Personal and professional conduct

Great activities linked to teachers standards - previous edition was invaluable during lockdown

Mrs Claire Joanne Roberts
Education, Hull University
May 11, 2021