Towards a Royal College of Teachers
As part of the discussion about the creation of a Royal College of Teaching as an independent professional voice for teachers in England a collection of think pieces has been ...
The Council for Subject Associations
Welcome to the CfSA website
Do you know there is a subject association for you?
Would you like to:
- be up to date in your subject?
- be part of your subject community?
- pursue your own learning?
- have access to dedicated sources of information?
For more information about the subject association members and associate members of CfSA and the services they offer, please click on the Membership section.
If you would like to learn more about the Council for Subject Associations, or indeed subject associations in general please see About Us
Reform of the National Curriculum in England
At a meeting of associations held on 9 April 2013 a clear consensus emerged that if the Government's proposals were implemented as they stand it would be detrimental forEnglish education. This is a curriculum appropriate for the past and not for the present or the future. It is not a curriculum that our children deserve.
Subsequently the Council responded to the Government consultation that closed on 8 August 2013. The response can be downloaded by following the link under 'Latest News' (top right).
The Association for the Study of Primary Education (ASPE)
Aspe was founded in Leeds UK over two decades ago to promote reflective primary education.
Membership centres on a subscription to the journal Education 3-13 and online access to digital 3-13-this includes a full historical archive via the Aspe website. The organisation has been well supported by its publisher Taylor and Francis-who offer members a range of discounts and benefits.
A popular newsletter encourages members to write and reach out to colleagues in schools and else where
There is either a full annual conference or an agm seminar both looking to reflective practice and linking school work and eminent figures in the world of primary education.
Aspe meets with the Government and education politicians to encourage consideration of reflective practice.