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Keith Bartley, GTC Chief Executive

When you register with the GTC you become part of England's professional body for teaching.


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Calling all teachers

10 Jan 2011

Hello is a new campaign launched by The Communication Trust to help support children with a speech, language and communication need.

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Going into the classroom

29 Oct 2010

New video content demonstrating best practice in a classroom environment has been added to the pedagogy section of the GTC website.

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World Teachers' Day

04 Oct 2010

On World Teachers’ Day, 5 October 2010, hundreds of thousands of ordinary people around the world are expected to pay homage to all teachers who have been directly or indirectly affected by a major crisis.

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The enduring impact of quality early years education


10 Jan 2011

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What effect do high quality pre-schools and primary schools have on children’s progress? This TLA research summary explores the characteristics of good provision and its particular importance for...

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