Teach First

UK's first outstanding all-through free school created by Teach First ambassadors

Many teachers who come into the profession through our programme go on to hold leadership positions in schools. Rebecca Cramer and Ed Vainker had an even more ambitious goal – to use the expertise they’d gained as Teach First teachers to start their own school in a disadvantaged area. In 2012 they...

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New ideas to help young people meet their aspirations

Our Innovation Unit exists to find and nurture promising charities and social enterprises. Like Teach First, these organisations are pursuing new ideas aimed at making education fairer. As part of our efforts in this field, we hold Innovation Weekends each year – themed events, open to the public,...

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Innovations for improving reading, writing and maths

Our Innovation Unit exists to find and foster promising new social enterprises. Like Teach First, these organisations are developing ideas aimed at making education fairer. As part of our efforts in this field, we hold Innovation Weekends each year – themed events, open to the public, at which...

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We're extending our Early Years work

We're delighted to announce that 50 Teach First Early Years trainees will begin working with children from low-income communities this summer. The Department of Education has today confirmed further funding allowing us to place up to 50...

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A different note: NOFA and friends at the Royal Academy of Music

Through our Innovation Unit , we support social enterprises that are pursuing exciting new solutions to educational inequality. One such organisation is the National Orchestra for All (NOFA), founded in 2011 to break down barriers to musical progress and music-making for the least advantaged...

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