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The Chartered College Certificate in Evidence-Informed Practice

Discounts on Chartered College Membership

Your exclusive 20% discount link is here to share with those within the hub that wish to join:

As promised, this will allow up to 5,000 new members to join at a reduced rate (negotiated by the hub!). This code will expire on 31/12/2025.

The Chartered College Certificate in Evidence-Informed Practice


Interested in developing your expertise in using evidence to inform your practice? The Certificate in Evidence-Informed Practice is perfect for teachers and leaders wishing to develop their understanding of evidence-informed practice and gain recognition for their expertise. Generally this appeals to teachers with 3 to 6 years of experience. Successful completion awards participants with a certificate in evidence-informed practice and credits towards Chartered Status.

Applications to:

Key details:

Online (self-paced learning)

Cost: £99

Starts: You will gain access when payment is received, so begin the course when you are ready.

Ends: The course is self-paced so you can work through the learning content at your own pace and submit your assessment at anytime. Assessments will be marked at four fixed assessment points each year (end of January, April, August and December).

Awarding: Chartered College of Teaching Certificate in Evidence-Informed Practice (and credits** towards Chartered Status)

To take part you will need to be a member of the Chartered College of Teaching. You can become a member from as little as £1.96 / month. The link above should give you the 20% C&P Hub discount.

*New content on mentoring and coaching included in the course. Complete the related assessment to achieve the ‘Certificate in Evidence-Informed Practice for School Mentors’

**The programme is designed for practising teachers and leaders, however others are welcome to apply. Please note however that the credits towards Chartered Status are only for those who are eligible for the Chartered Status.


Certificate Attendees Feedback:

Some stats from recent evaluations* are below:

96% had a positive experience on the programme
94% say the programme has increased their use of research to inform their teaching
100% would recommend the programme to a colleague
*Based on 424 participants (all who have completed the programme to the core learning stage to date)


General overview of the Chartered College:

The Chartered College of Teaching is your professional body, here to celebrate, connect and support you and your school. As a quick reminder, here's why it’s a great time to join:


We’ll support you to:

  • Deliver CPD for your colleagues

  • Improve teaching and learning, and student outcomes

  • Reduce workload by engaging with what works

  • Boost recruitment and retention


We’ll connect you with experts through:

  • Research: via our research engagement toolkits; guides on using research in teachers’ daily work; and access to the world’s largest research database

  • CPD: via our peer-reviewed journal, Impact; CPD packs for staff development sessions and early career support

  • Networks, webinars and events: meet other members to talk through the issues which matter most

  • Access to our Early Career Hub: an indispensable resource packed with articles, interactive content and high-quality classroom footage created by teachers and academics, aligned to the Early Career Framework and Teachers’ Standards and tailored to the needs of early career teachers. 


We’ll celebrate the profession to:

  • Build value and trust among the education community

  • Share your voice to shape your profession through consultations

  • Award ECTs, Teachers and School Leaders the letters MCCT after your name