The role of the teacher

Enquiring Minds is demanding teaching. It requires a shift from teaching your subject as well as you can, to empowering students to develop their own understanding, question received knowledge and change, develop or build on this knowledge.

“It’s made me reflect a lot about the way I teach - allowing students a lot more freedom within a lesson... in order for them to gain ownership over what they’re doing”


The ‘good’ Enquiring Minds teacher has the following characteristics: