Welcome to The National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers

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NASBTT is a registered charity which represents the interests of schools-led teacher training provision in relation to the development and implementation of national policy developments.

Our members include SCITT providers, School Direct Lead Schools, Teaching Schools and HEIs as well as a range of other organisations involved in the education and professional development of teachers.

We have more than 200 members representing in excess of 10,000 trainees.

Latest News

Keep up-to-date with sector development and member news for Initial Teacher Training.

Upcoming Events

We offer a wide range of events, workshops and professional development opportunities.


Find out more about the many benefits of becoming a NASBTT member.

Resources for Trainees

Trainee Resource Area

This area provides a range of relevant resources for trainees

Trainee Subject Networks

We are excited to introduce our Trainee Subject Networks which aim to support improving trainees’ subject knowledge across the curriculum.

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NASBTT In The News

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Member Voice: Nottinghamshire Torch SCITT – Our partnership with Jyvaskyla Teacher Training School

Kelly Richens

Member Voice: The principles of cognitive science and embedding them in ITT (Part 2)

Kelly Richens

Member Voice: The principles of cognitive science and embedding them in ITT (Part 1)


Member Voice: Mentoring: the plan versus the reality of 2020  

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Teach North: Hero Trainees James and Marcus

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Teach North: Hero Trainees Alana, Aimee and Courtney


"The NASBTT voice is tremendously important. As a Teaching School we get our voice heard at a regional level, but to be represented by the national body of SCITTs and School Direct Lead Schools is incredibly valued. I feel welcomed and valued as a member. NASBTT makes a difference to a lot of staff."

Joanne Clipsham, Sharing Excellence Partnership 


“NASBTT is always very open, honest and approachable. It helps to bring people together and membership helps us keep on top of things and share best practice – it’s very good value for money.”

Alison Aherne, Director of Hull SCITT