Jim Crawley a senior lecturer in education studies and a Teaching Fellow at Bath Spa University. He has over 35 years’ teaching experience, including teacher education, basic skills and adult and community learning. He co-ordinated post-compulsory teacher education at Bath Spa University for 12 years, gaining two Ofsted outstanding grades during that time. Jim was chair of the Post-16 Committee of the Universities’ Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET) between 2012 and 2015 and is the founder member, and now convener, of the national research network Teacher Education in Lifelong Learning (TELL).
A call to action for post-compulsory teacher education professionals, both in the UK and internationally, to unite around key principles and practices.