By Richard Fraser, Editor
SecEd reports that a lack of time and capacity for the mentoring of new teachers is hampering the roll-out of the Early Career Framework (ECF) and threatening initial teacher training (ITT) placements.
The statutory induction of new teachers in England was introduced from September 2021. The Early Career Framework (ECF) reforms extend induction to two school years, with all early career teachers entitled to training and support, including increased PPA (planning, preparation and assessment) time.
Voice Community worked with Department for Education (DfE) officials and other unions on the ECF, and we’re keen to know how it’s working so we can give feedback to the Department.
If you started teaching this year, or mentor an early career teacher, we want to hear your experiences of the ECF:
- what’s working;
- what’s not;
- if it’s proving beneficial; or
- if there are issues.
Please let us know.