TEP Level 4 Effective SCITT and School Direct Management (Day 3 of 3) – Birmingham

15 Feb
15 February 2019, Conference Aston – Aston Street, Aston University Campus, Birmingham. B4 7ET.

NASBTT’s Teacher Educator Programme offers a suite of tailor-made courses designed to provide professional development for Teacher Educators. This Level 4 programme is aimed at SCITT/School Direct senior leaders. 


Wednesday 13th – Friday 15th February  3019 (3 day programme)

Conference Aston – Aston Street, Aston University Campus, Birmingham. B4 7ET.

NASBTT is proud to announce the second running of the Level 4 programme “Effective SCITT and School Direct Management”.

This tailor-made programme will include modules such as ‘Compliance with the ITT Criteria’, ‘Building and Developing Resilient Trainees’, ‘Ofsted Inspection Framework: Self-Evaluation and Improvement Planning’, ‘Quality Assurance Processes’, ‘Data Protection and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)’, ‘Marketing, Advertising and Recruitment’ and much more. For a full programme of modules, please see the following page.

The programme fee includes:

  • Three days of tailored training;
  • Follow up one day Management Support Partner (MSP) visit (approximately six months after the training event);
  • Two nights’ accommodation;
  • Full English breakfast;
  • Three course buffet lunch on all three days;• Table d’hôte dinner on both evenings;
  • Refreshments throughout the day;
  • Networking opportunities with peers.

Please note: This programme is only available as a residential.


Who is this programme for?

You are, or are aspiring to be, a senior leader in a SCITT/School Direct Lead School. You may be developing new provision or be new to the role in an established institution. You may also be an experienced ITT leader seeking to refresh your knowledge and understanding of this complex landscape. This programme will equip you with the skills you need to lead effective ITT provision in the schools-led sector.

We strongly recommend that delegates on this programme also undertake our Level 3 programme “Training Excellent Mentors, Coaches and Facilitators” (running November 2018 – contact us for more information).

Delegates who complete the Level 3 programme (“Training Excellent Mentors, Coaches and Facilitators”) and both Level 4 programmes (“Effective SCITT and School Direct Management” and “Finance for SCITT and School Direct Managers”) will be entitled to receive the “NASBTT Certificate in Leading Schools-Led Provision”.


Testimonials from the May 2018 programme

“Brilliant! I came with high expectations and the experience far exceeded those. It’s been fantastic! Thank you so much.”

“I have been doing School Direct for 5 years, with little external input. The goal posts keep moving. I am delighted to have found a professional body which can support our development.”



The cost for NASBTT members will be £1,500 plus VAT per delegate

The cost for non-members will be £3,000 plus VAT per delegate

Please note the payment and cancellation terms below


Booking a place:

Places for this event are strictly limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

To make a booking, please complete our booking form here.

Your booking will be acknowledged by email and an invoice will be raised.



If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Alison Hobson, NASBTT Executive Officer,


Draft Programme (Programme may be subject to change)

Session Outline
Day 1
1 The National Picture in ITT Support in Your Role
Keeping Abreast of Developments
2 Compliance with the ITT Criteria
3 Curriculum Design and Review
4 Ofsted Inspection Framework: Self-Evaluation and Improvement Planning
5 Systems: Allocations, DMS, UCAS, SFE, OIA
Day 2
6 Core Policies and Review Processes
7 Quality Assurance Processes, External Moderators and External Moderation, Distributed Leadership: Challenges and Opportunities
8 Assessment Against QTS; Evidence, Reflective Practice; Final Assessment Procedures; QTS Awarding Panels
9 Building and Developing Resilient Trainees
10 Marketing, Advertising and Recruitment
11 Overview of Funding Streams and Main Cost Centres
12 Working with HEIs and TSAs; Brokering PGCE frameworks
Day 3
13 Building and Developing Resilient Trainees
14 Safer Recruitment
15 Data Protection and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
16 Succession Planning Within the Organisation
17 “HR” Issues

Payment and cancellations terms

Invoices will be issued on receipt of the booking. Full payment is due within 30 days of the invoice date.
Cancellations must be received in writing no later than 30 days before the date of the event and will be subject to an administration fee (10% of the delegate cost). Cancellations must be sent to Cancellations received after this time or not put in writing will be subject to the full delegate fee, which will also be charged in the event of non-attendance.
Name changes can be made at any time, up to the day before the event at no charge.
NASBTT will not be able to offer refunds for cancellations arising from events outside of its control.
NASBTT reserves the right to alter the programme and change the speakers without prior notice.