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 Geographical Association (GA)
The GA is a lively community of practice with a proud history of innovation and an unrivalled understanding of geography teaching. It is an unincorporated association and a registered charity with a mission to further the learning and teaching of geography. Core activities are financed by membership subscriptions. Members include teachers in primary and secondary schools and further education, academic geographers, universities and teacher educators and trainers. The GA is run by a small body of professional staff based in Sheffield, together with Officers elected from the membership. Activities include the publication of resources for primary and secondary school geography teachers, the organisation of national and regional conferences and CPD events, a lively, interactive website and the Worldwise activities and competitions for schools. Over recent years the GA has successfully secured funding for a wide range of teacher-led innovative curriculum development projects.