The purpose and vision of education

Hear from educators through articles and videos before entering discussions and sharing your reflections on the difference teachers and schools make, rethinking accountability and policy development, the role of home and in-school learning, tackling the disadvantage gap, building pupils’ knowledge, skills, career, character and love of learning.

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Welcome to The Education Exchange

Connecting educators globally about what matters in teaching.

The purpose and vision of education

Explore what school is for.

Connecting and expanding learning

Explore how schools and parents can work together.

Online and digital learning

Explore the role of technologies now and in the future.

Building learning independence

Explore how we create learners for life.

Professional learning

Explore professional learning for the 21st century.

What is The Education Exchange global community?

The Education Exchange is an online global exchange of education research, experience and ideas to deliver the best possible outcomes to children and young people. Developed by the Chartered College of Teaching, The Education Exchange supports global conversations about what matters in teaching, promotes collaboration and provides the space for teachers to shape their future. Start by exploring our five themes and the opportunities for you to share your perspectives with our global community of educators.