Corazon Health: Returning to Work – SOM Toolkit

June 15, 2020 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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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John Howson: Mixed messages from ITT data

February 3, 2020 |
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DfE: Aspiring teachers to benefit from simpler application process

January 30, 2020 |
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Application System for Initial Teacher Training

January 30, 2020 |
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Published by: parliament.uk Published on: 30th January 2020 Made by: Nick Gibb (The Minister of State for School Standards) In the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategy, published in January 2019, the Government committed to helping great people become teachers by introducing a new application system for initial teacher training. This application system will be easier to use…

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UCAS Teacher Training bulletin – 29 January

January 30, 2020 |
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Published by: UCAS Published on: Wednesday 29th January 2020   Stay informed – keep your UCAS Teacher Training contacts up-to-date Are you aware of any staff changes, or do you think you should be receiving bulletins but haven’t? Please ensure you have the correct contact listed for our UCAS Teacher Training bulletins. Our monthly bulletins…

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Improving Student Success in Maths Using e-Assessment for Learning – Webinar Invitation

January 30, 2020 |
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Maths anxiety is real and exists among millions of children and adults around the world. A recent report from National Numeracy has shown that a quarter of adults have ‘acceptable’ levels of numeracy, with around half at the level expected of a primary school child. This lack of confidence coupled with negative emotions towards maths…

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NFER: Teacher autonomy: how does it relate to job satisfaction and retention?

January 30, 2020 |
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Published by: National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) Published on: 30th January 2020 Retaining more teachers is crucial for the English education system when there are not enough teachers coming in to the profession to meet the growing need from rising pupil numbers. In partnership with the Teacher Development Trust, NFER has conducted the first large-scale quantitative…

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Ofsted consults on changes to inspection framework for teacher training

January 27, 2020 |
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Published by: Ofsted Published on: 27th January 2020 Ofsted has today published a consultation on a new approach to inspecting initial teacher education (ITE). The draft framework has been developed to align with Ofsted’s new education inspection framework (EIF) and the Department for Education’s standards and frameworks for ITT and early career teachers. It has…

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Ofsted: Initial teacher education inspection framework and handbook 2020: inspecting the quality of teacher education

January 27, 2020 |
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Published by: Ofsted Published on: 27th January 2020 Ofsted seeks your views on our proposals for changes to the initial teacher education inspection framework and handbook September 2020. Please click on the link below to view all information relating to the consultation. Initial teacher education inspection framework and handbook 2020: inspecting the quality of teacher…

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How can we equip trainee teachers with ‘awareness’ to support Looked After Children?

January 27, 2020 |
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Dr Sarah Alix is Programme Director at North Essex Teacher Training As a teacher I was always frustrated with how to support Looked After Children (LAC) better than I was. I felt as though I lacked information and that I needed to have a greater understanding of how to support them, but at the time…

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Member Voice: How can we equip trainee teachers with ‘awareness’ to support Looked After Children?

January 26, 2020 |
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Dr Sarah Alix Programme Director North Essex Teacher Training How can we equip trainee teachers with ‘awareness’ to support Looked After Children? 27th January 2020 As a teacher I was always frustrated with how to support Looked After Children (LAC) better than I was. I felt as though I lacked information and that I needed…

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