The Education Committee will hold the first evidence session in its inquiry following up on its 2012 report Great Teachers: Attracting, training and retaining the best, on Wednesday 17 July. The session will focus chiefly on proposals for a college of teaching. The session will be streamed online.


At 9.30am

  • Chris Pope, Co-Director, Prince’s Teaching Institute
  • Professor Derek Bell, Professor of Education, The College of Teachers
  • Lesley Saunders, Educationist, Visiting Professor, IOE
  • NASUWT-Witness to be confirmed

At 10.30am

  • Peter Kent, Headteacher, Lawrence Sherriff School
  • Anne Swift, Headteacher, Gladstone Road Infant School, Scarborough
  • Dame Joan McVittie, Headteacher, Woodside High School
  • David Weston, Chief Executive, Teacher Development Trust