UCAS Teacher Training bulletin – 29 July

July 30, 2020 |

2020 cycle application statistics for July Tomorrow we’ll be publishing application statistics for the 2020 UCAS Teacher Training cycle. The reference point for these statistics is Monday 20 July. The figures will be available on the UCAS Teacher Training statistical releases page of ucas.com. You can now view them under embargo until they are published…

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DfE: Teacher Bulletin: rounding up the latest announcements and guidance

July 22, 2020 |

Thank you Last week, the Secretary of State for Education, Gavin Williamson, emailed a letter to all senior leaders to share his thanks to you and all staff for your efforts in meeting the challenges of this pandemic. The letter also provides details of the guidance and support we are offering to help you prepare to welcome…

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DfE: ITT delivery for 202021 provider approaches and examples

July 19, 2020 |

The ITT delivery for 2020/21: provider approaches and examples document has been developed by the sector for the sector, and is intended to act as a helpful guide for Initial Teacher Training (ITT) providers by setting out some ideas about how to approach delivery in the current context, together with examples of what some providers are…

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Goodbye 2019-20…what now for 2020-21?

July 16, 2020 |

As the 2019-20 academic year draws to a close, I would once again like to personally thank each and every one of our members for all you have done to support your trainees during the extraordinary times we have been living in. I cannot stress how proud I am, and how proud the NASBTT team…

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NQT alert function on Teacher Vacancies Service

July 15, 2020 |

Members may wish to share this link to the Teacher Vacancies Service with any trainees who are still seeking employment for September.

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DfE: NQT Support and Inductions

July 15, 2020 |

Members may wish to share this guidance from the DfE on NQT support and inductions with their school partners: “The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), and subsequent school closures, have had an impact on initial teacher training (ITT) this year. This year, ITT providers were able to make judgements on trainees based on assessments already completed, and each…

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Additional funding available to schools who employ apprentice teachers

July 15, 2020 |

Financial support for apprenticeships In the Chancellor’s Summer Economic Update, new financial support was announced for employers hiring apprentices that are new to the business (i.e. not existing or recent employees). When an apprentice is hired between 1 August 2020 and 31 January 2021, businesses will be given: £2,000 for each new apprentice they hire under…

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DfE: Critical worker status and other ITE changes

July 14, 2020 |

Please see the summary and link below for details of updated guidance and requirements relating to ITE. Members will be pleased to note in particular that student teachers are confirmed as having critical worker status within schools. ITT tutors, however, will not be considered critical workers and providers may want to consider flexibilities in their…

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New Immigration System: further details

July 14, 2020 |

The Home Office have published a document setting out further details of the new immigration system. This provides confirmation of, and more detail on, information we have already shared: the public sector pay thresholds for teachers under the skilled workers route (para 47 and Annex E Tables 28 and 30). pro-rata arrangements for part time…

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DfE: Apply for Teacher Training updates

July 13, 2020 |

Your monthly update Apply for teacher training is now live, and is already being used by over 100 providers to recruit candidates to over 1,500 courses. We’re always making improvements to our service based on your feedback. As one of the providers currently using Apply for teacher training, we’ll be writing to you every month…

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UCAS Teacher Training bulletin – 29 July

July 30, 2020 |
Posted in

2020 cycle application statistics for July Tomorrow we’ll be publishing application statistics for the 2020 UCAS Teacher Training cycle. The reference point for these statistics is Monday 20 July. The figures will be available on the UCAS Teacher Training statistical releases page of ucas.com. You can now view them under embargo until they are published…

Read More

DfE: Teacher Bulletin: rounding up the latest announcements and guidance

July 22, 2020 |
Posted in

Thank you Last week, the Secretary of State for Education, Gavin Williamson, emailed a letter to all senior leaders to share his thanks to you and all staff for your efforts in meeting the challenges of this pandemic. The letter also provides details of the guidance and support we are offering to help you prepare to welcome…

Read More

DfE: ITT delivery for 202021 provider approaches and examples

July 19, 2020 |
Posted in

The ITT delivery for 2020/21: provider approaches and examples document has been developed by the sector for the sector, and is intended to act as a helpful guide for Initial Teacher Training (ITT) providers by setting out some ideas about how to approach delivery in the current context, together with examples of what some providers are…

Read More

Goodbye 2019-20…what now for 2020-21?

July 16, 2020 |
Posted in

As the 2019-20 academic year draws to a close, I would once again like to personally thank each and every one of our members for all you have done to support your trainees during the extraordinary times we have been living in. I cannot stress how proud I am, and how proud the NASBTT team…

Read More

NQT alert function on Teacher Vacancies Service

July 15, 2020 |
Posted in

Members may wish to share this link to the Teacher Vacancies Service with any trainees who are still seeking employment for September.

Read More

DfE: NQT Support and Inductions

July 15, 2020 |
Posted in

Members may wish to share this guidance from the DfE on NQT support and inductions with their school partners: “The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), and subsequent school closures, have had an impact on initial teacher training (ITT) this year. This year, ITT providers were able to make judgements on trainees based on assessments already completed, and each…

Read More

Additional funding available to schools who employ apprentice teachers

July 15, 2020 |
Posted in

Financial support for apprenticeships In the Chancellor’s Summer Economic Update, new financial support was announced for employers hiring apprentices that are new to the business (i.e. not existing or recent employees). When an apprentice is hired between 1 August 2020 and 31 January 2021, businesses will be given: £2,000 for each new apprentice they hire under…

Read More

DfE: Critical worker status and other ITE changes

July 14, 2020 |
Posted in

Please see the summary and link below for details of updated guidance and requirements relating to ITE. Members will be pleased to note in particular that student teachers are confirmed as having critical worker status within schools. ITT tutors, however, will not be considered critical workers and providers may want to consider flexibilities in their…

Read More

New Immigration System: further details

July 14, 2020 |
Posted in

The Home Office have published a document setting out further details of the new immigration system. This provides confirmation of, and more detail on, information we have already shared: the public sector pay thresholds for teachers under the skilled workers route (para 47 and Annex E Tables 28 and 30). pro-rata arrangements for part time…

Read More

DfE: Apply for Teacher Training updates

July 13, 2020 |
Posted in

Your monthly update Apply for teacher training is now live, and is already being used by over 100 providers to recruit candidates to over 1,500 courses. We’re always making improvements to our service based on your feedback. As one of the providers currently using Apply for teacher training, we’ll be writing to you every month…

Read More