The Teacher Education Advancement Network Journal is an online journal specifically aimed at teacher educators, with the intention of advancing research and scholarly activity in teacher education. The journal is published by the Teacher Education Advancement Network (TEAN) and is designed to be a journal whose contributors will offer example and inspiration from their own practice and activity. The journal seeks to offer papers which have academic rigour, and, particularly, have the intention to impact on practice. The journal aims to encourage and support new researchers and writers in teacher education as well as drawing on the expertise, research and insights from experienced colleagues. Contributions for the journal from all countries of the UK and from international colleagues are welcomed. Full details can be found at www.tean.ac.uk