All media enquiries, interview requests and speaking invitations should be directed to:

Phil Smith, NASBTT PR Consultant

Tel: 01778 218180 or 07866 436159


Member Voice: Anita Devi ‘SEND in ITT: the future lies in doing things differently’

March 9, 2020 |

On 1st October 2016 NASBTT hosted the first meeting of a working party that included ITT providers, NASBTT colleagues and SEND specialists, like me. Our remit was to create a practical resource that would enable ITT providers to identify the gaps in their existing programmes, find suitable ways to embed SEND practice and expertise, and…

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Member Voice: Alys Finch ‘How do you know what you know?’ Assessment and its centrality for reflective practice

February 28, 2020 |

Assessment lives at the heart of all that we do in education. Whether assessing our pupils, our trainee teachers or ourselves, we use assessment in all that we do to identify success, areas for development and impact. Increasingly, the world of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) has focused on trainees’ impact on pupils’ learning: this shift…

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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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