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Section 8

Unit 8.1: The Changing Role of the Teacher

Cambridge Primary Review:
www.primaryreview.org.uk
The final report is now available, and is supported by a series of excellent summaries.

Every Child Matters:
http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/everychildmatters/
This site includes all the Every Child Matters documents and many useful sources of advice. They can be downloaded or ordered on dcsf@prolog.uk.com or 0845 6022260, although most will be available in schools. Especially important are:

  • Every Child Matters: The Next Steps
  • Every Child Matters: Change for Children
  • Every Child Matters: Change for Children in Schools
  • Choice for Parents, the Best Start for Children: A Ten Year Strategy for Children
  • Children's Workforce Strategy
  • Common Assessment Framework

Excellence and Enjoyment:
http://nationalstrategies.standards.dcsf.gov.uk/node/88755

General Teaching Council for England (GTCE):
www.gtce.org.uk
The GTCE's Code of Conduct and Practice for Registered Teachers gives their view of what teacher professionalism involves. Type ‘Code of conduct and practice’ into the home page search box.

Independent Review of the Primary Curriculum (Rose Review):
www.dcsf.gov.uk/primarycurriculumreview

Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA):
www.tda.gov.uk
Look especially at the Professional Standards (type TDA0600 into the home page search box) and information on the Workforce Remodelling Agreement, under the section ‘Remodelling’.

TeacherNet:
www.teachernet.gov.uk/wholeschool/extendedschools/practicalknowhow
The title of this website speaks for itself!

Unit 8.2: Working with Other Adults in the Classroom

Cambridge Primary Review:
www.primaryreview.org.uk

Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) Building Brighter Futures: Next Steps for the Children's Workforce:
www.dcsf.gov.uk

Department for Education and Skills (DfES) The Primary National Strategy: http://nationalstrategies.standards.dcsf.gov.uk/primary/primaryframework

Early Years Foundation Stage framework:
http://nationalstrategies.standards.dcsf.gov.uk/earlyyears

Independent Review of the Primary Curriculum (Rose Review):
www.dcsf.gov.uk/primarycurriculumreview

Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) Transition from the Reception Year to Year 1, HMI 2221:
www.ofsted.gov.uk

The following websites will support teaching students in keeping up to date with research and policy changes:

Early Education (British Association for Early Childhood Education):
www.early-education.org.uk

National Children's Bureau:
www.ncb.org.uk

Tactyc (Training, Advancement and Co-operation in Teaching Young Children):
www.tactyc.org.uk

Unit 8.3: Partnerships with Parents

Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF):
www.dcsf.gov.uk
Type ‘parent support advisers’ into the search box and follow the links.

Every Child Matters:
www.everychildmatters.gov.uk
Type ‘CAF’ into the search box to find links for the Common Assessment Framework.

General Teaching Council for England (GTCE):
www.gtce.org.uk
Here you can read the GTCE's Code of Conduct and Practice for Registered Teachers (effective October 2009) — type ‘Code of conduct and practice’ into the search box.

Independent Review of the Primary Curriculum (Rose Review):
www.dcsf.gov.uk/primarycurriculumreview

TeacherNet:
www.teachernet.gov.uk
Type ‘teachers’ pay and conditions’ into the search box.

Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA):
www.tda.gov.uk
Follow the ‘Professional standards for teachers’ link under ‘Teachers’ to find the standards for the award of QTS.

Unit 8.4: Understanding the Teacher's Pastoral Role

Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF):
www.dcsf.gov.uk
This website contains examples of good practice, latest guidance, etc. For ‘school attendance’ go to
www.dcsf.gov.uk/schoolattendance, and for useful advice on national and local safeguarding arrangements, type ‘safeguarding children’ into the home page search box.

Department for Education and Skills (DfES) Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education:
www.teachernet.gov.uk

Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) Safeguarding Children:
www.safeguardingchildren.org.uk/Safeguarding-Children/2008-report
This report details the results of a review led by Ofsted on behalf of the eight inspectorates involved in regulating and inspecting services for children and young people.

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