Reading Time: 4 minutes Why should we welcome the Early Career Framework (ECF)? I write this blog from the viewpoint of an experienced professional mentor working across all iterations of Initial Teacher Training through to Newly Qualified Teachers and beyond. The ECF is the single most important document to be produced in this area over the duration of my career. The advances in evidence-based education and the use of research by teachers (pioneered through Research Schools) with high-quality CPD has further…