Now Teach will target government's social mobility 'cold spots'

January 8, 2018 |

This from an article by Martin George in the TES published 5th January 2018: Charity that persuades high-flying professionals to switch careers to become teachers gets £350,000 of DfE funding A charity seeking to persuade successful professionals to switch to teaching will focus its future expansion in the government’s 12 “opportunity areas“, it has revealed. Now…

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DfE press release: Boost to get more top professionals into teaching

January 8, 2018 |

Press release published on 5th January 2018 from the DfE and The Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP: Charity Now Teach handed investment to attract experienced professionals into the classroom. A scheme to encourage the best experienced professionals to swap the boardroom for the classroom is to be backed by government funding to expand into Hastings, School Standards…

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The challenges behind the figures on teacher recruitment

January 8, 2018 |

Article from the Policy Exchange published yesterday. John Howson comments.

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Department for Education Workload Toolkit Consultation

January 5, 2018 |

The DfE have asked us to share the information below with you. Department for Education Workload Toolkit Consultation As you are aware, the Department has committed to the development of a Workload Reduction Toolkit (due to be published in Spring 2018) and are very grateful for all of you who have engaged and responded to…

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Could the next education secretary be Nick Gibb?

January 5, 2018 |

This article by Ed Dorrell in the TES, 3rd January 2018 Please don’t panic. In truth, the minister of state for school standards could prove to be the stability candidate As speculation continues about whether Justine Greening will be kept on as education secretary in a forthcoming cabinet reshuffle, gossip is rife about who might replace…

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Happy New Year!

January 2, 2018 |

Welcome back to all our members.  Wishing you all a very happy and healthy 2018!

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Handling complaints and appeals in light of the GDPR

January 2, 2018 |

A useful ‘how to’ from the OIA can be found here … it is well worth reviewing your complaints and appeals process in light of changes to the law coming into effect this year.

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Corazon Health: Returning to Work – SOM Toolkit

June 15, 2020 |
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The Society of Occupational Medicine have created an informative and free toolkit to support businesses returning to work. View the toolkit here.

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DfE: Early years ITT requirements and supporting advice

May 11, 2020 |
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Updated advice for early years initial teacher training (ITT) providers and providers looking to offer early years initial teacher training (ITT). Information on the following requirements for early years ITT: accreditation entry levels training management and quality assurance employment-based Early years ITT requirements and supporting advice.  

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nasen: Condition specific videos

March 30, 2020 |
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nasen are pleased to share with members a suite of 12 videos made in conjunction with the Centre for Education and Youth (CfEY). Aimed at new teachers, the videos aim to provide an introduction to common SEND conditions. These videos will challenge stereotypes, signpost to high-quality information and share evidence-based practice. Starting this week, CfEY…

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TES: ‘I’ve never been more certain that I want to teach’

March 29, 2020 |
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Published by: TES Published on: 26th March 2020 PGCE student Peter Langdon may have lost a significant part of his teacher-training year. But, over the last two weeks, he’s also learnt the true value of a good teacher. On the first day of my PGCE course, my tutor at the UCL Institute of Education asked the…

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Coronavirus: Special considerations for ITT providers “protect the flow of new entrants into the profession”

March 26, 2020 |
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Release date: 25th March 2020 Emma Hollis, NASBTT Executive Director “In a period of our lives such as this, our first thought must be about the immediate public health consequences of the coronavirus. This is an unprecedented time, and last week saw the unprecedented government announcement that all schools will be closed to almost all…

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EEF: News Alert

March 23, 2020 |
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Published by EEF Publised on: 23rd March 2020   Covid-19: How the EEF is responding to school closures ‘We should be under no illusions about the potentially devastating impact that the combination of economic hardship and school closures will have on the poorest children and young people in our society,’ writes the EEF’s chief executive, Prof. Becky Francis.…

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Vacancy: Initial Teacher Training (ITT) Tutor

March 22, 2020 |
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SCITTELS (which stands for School Centred Initial Teacher Training in East London Schools) is looking to appoint a dynamic, innovative and dedicated Professional Tutor to work as a member  of our outstanding teacher training programmes. We are a consortium of schools within East London who work in close partnership to provide outstanding initial teacher training,…

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TES: How ITT can support teaching as a ‘team sport’

February 6, 2020 |
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Published by: TES Published on: 27 January 2020 Diversity among teacher training providers is good for all. But how do we ensure consistency, asks Samantha Twiselton. No one is born a great teacher, and every new teacher needs support. The range of providers offering initial teacher training in England is a huge strength. Diversity creates choice for schools and…

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Place2Be: Children’s Mental Health Week 2020

February 4, 2020 |
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Published by: Place2Be Published on: 4th February It will come as no surprise that many children can’t get mental health support in their school. That’s why this Children’s Mental Health Week, I am asking for support so Place2Be can reach more children who desperately need our help. Being available ‘on the ground’ makes a real difference and prevents…

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Education Support Partnership: Appointment of Chair of Trustees January 2020

February 3, 2020 |
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