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We recognise that the largest impact on the quality of educational outcomes is classroom teaching. It is what teachers know and do that makes the difference in improving student learning and outcomes. To help achieve this teachers also need the support of their school leader.
We have developed the Cambridge School Leader and Teacher standards which define what we believe to be the key characteristics and practices of effective teachers and school leaders.
Cambridge Teacher Standards are consistent with the latest research on effective teaching and provide a benchmark for Cambridge teachers to use in the following ways:
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Cambridge School Leader Standards have been developed alongside the Cambridge Teacher Standards and with the Cambridge Standards for Schools which support schools with their self-evaluation processes. Cambridge School Leader Standards can be used by school leaders in the following ways:
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For more information please read our frequently asked questions.
As we launch these standards we would like to hear from Cambridge schools who are interested in exploring their use in different contexts. If you are interested please complete the form below.