NASBTT Media Coverage

The National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers

“The Voice of School-Based Teacher Training”

2019 NASBTT Media Coverage

 Date  Publication  Article
11th November Education Business

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers Launched

6th November Education Executive

NASBTT comment on revised ITT core content framework

4th November Primary School Management

Let’s end the recruitment crisis by changing our ITT culture

4th November Tes

New teachers to be taught to ‘rest and recover’ 

1st November SchoolsWeek

DfE rushes out new ITT framework ahead of election

1st November Teachwire

Are we leaving it too late for teachers’ mental health?

2nd October SecEd

Initial Teacher Training: Challanges and Opportunities

2nd October SecEd

Initial Teacher Training: Challanges and Opportunities

 October 2019 Schools & Academies Show 2019 Birmingham

Recruitment & Retention: How to support your staff

 16th October  Tes

DfE adviser warns of ‘short-term pain’ from ITT changes

 16th October Schools Week DfE: New ITT framework viewed as ‘short-term pain for long-term gain’
12th September Schools Week

Ofsted to rewrite ITT inspection framework with focus on behaviour

 30th August Exeter Living  TAUGHT-OLOGY
Sept 2019 Teach Primary There will be no fond farewell for professional skills
 4th August Haverhill Echo

National accolade awarded to administrator at Haverhill-based schools trust

 17th July Honour for Ormskirt educationalist
 17th July Honour for Burscough Teacher
 17th July GOV.UK Changes to professional skills tests for teachers
 17th July Liverpool Hope wins National HEI Partner of the Year Award
 17th July Nottingham Torch SCITT Nottingham Torch SCITT has won the Innovative Practice of the Year award
 17th July The Educator UK Unity Schools Partnership’s Helen Main wins Administrator of the Year Award
 17th July SKEMNEWS.COM NASBTT Awards 2019: North West SCITT’s Denise Heath wins Mentor of the Year Award
 17th July TES Just 136 teachers failed induction in last ten years
 17th July Independent Maths and English tests scrapped for aspiring teachers to ease recruitment crisis
 15th July TES  QTS: Scrapping skills test is ‘not dumbing down’ 
 12th July Schools Week  QTS Skill test set to be scrapped
 21st May BigStamp Hallum education expert leads new national panel to improve teacher training
 20th May MirageNews New support for trainee teachers
20th May DfE New support for trainee teachers
21st May Schools Week Sam Twiselton to lead advisory group to review initial teacher training
20th May WiredGov New support for trainee teachers
20th May fenews New Teachers will get additional advice and support during the first years of their careers
20th May  DfE New support for trainee teachers
12th April Teachwire Extended Induction Periods Must be Used for More Support and Development for NQTs
4th April TES Ofsted: ‘Loaded’ survey questions anger teacher trainers
3rd April Inside Government How Can We Make Apprenticeships Work For Every School?
March Cache A spotlight on mental health support
25th February Balfor Recruitment Over Half New Teachers Do Not Plan To Stay In Classroom Long Term Amid Mental Health Problems, Figures Show
17th February Independent Over half new teachers do not plan to stay in classroom long term amid mental health problems, figures show
13th February TES New teachers suffered from mental health cuts as pupils
8th February The Educator Government accused of ‘lowering the bar’ on recruitment
7th February Education Business Training providers raise concerns over DfE recruitment strategy
7th February BBC News Ministers accused of pressure over teacher recruits
4th February TES Lack of SEND support in classrooms ‘dangerous’
4th February TES ‘We need sustainable SEND training more than ever’
30th January SecEd Two-year support package to boost retention of new teachers
30th January Academy Today Shaping the future of teaching
28th January The Educator UK Response to Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategy
18th January TES Exclusive: DfE rule sees trainees drop out over classroom ‘shock’
15th January TES Exclusive: DfE fears over Brexit delay to teacher recruitment strategy
14th January Schools Week What are the top 3 priorities for teacher recruitment in 2019?
14th January Open Access Government Hopes and fears for the ITT sector in 2019


2018 NASBTT Media Coverage

Date Publication Article
30th December TES Hopes and fears for the ITT sector in 2019
17th December Academy Today ECF “most critical initiative yet,” says NASBTT head
29th November TES Teacher apprentice scheme only hits 10% of target
13th November Education for Everybody How can we provide meaningful SEND training for trainee teachers?
31st October TES Exclusive: Non-graduate teaching apprenticeship shelved
25th October Education Executive Early Career Framework; what might this mean for recruitment and retention?
19th October TES DfE denies extra teacher induction year means more scrutiny
19th October Education Executive Early Career Framework hailed but success will require funding
17th October TES New teacher training plans ‘need proper funding’
17th October The Educator UK NASBTT hails Early Career Framework but warns it could “fail to deliver all its promises” without funding
17th October Schools Week DfE lifts SCITT fee cap to put on par with universities
16th October TES ITT providers hit by ‘nightmare’ DfE IT failure 
14th October Schools Week First off-campus teacher training route opens for undergraduates
5th October Academy Today Shaping the future of teaching
3rd October Optimus Education Providing trainee teachers with meaningful SEND training
4th August TES Is factory schooling putting children off teaching?
1st July Education Business QTS consultation: what does it mean in practice?
15th May Independent Leader How to…fund apprenticeships in schools
15th May Education Executive How to … fund apprenticeships in schools
14th May TES International schools want to award QTS
11th May SchoolsWeek ‘Strengthened’ QTS proposals will cost at least £336 million
8th May QA Education Damian Hinds announcement on tackling teacher recruitment and retention
4th May TES ‘Marathon’ wait for QTS plan ditched following teacher recruitment ‘disaster’ warning
23rd April QA Education Education leaders call on Government to tackle teacher recruitment crisis
20th April SchoolsWeek Teacher apprenticeship providers get fast-track treatment
20th April FE Week Secret RoATP application window revealed
19th April Education Executive Further calls to address the teacher supply crisis
18th April TES Teacher training: ‘We are witnessing a dangerous lowering of the bar to entry’
18th April TES Waive teachers’ tuition fees, say chartered college and training providers
17th April Education Executive Why teacher educators need professional development
17th April Education Uncovered Rolling news blog, week of April 16th
23rd March TES Magazine ‘If you say that you’re a teacher, people just feel sorry for you’
23rd March TES Teacher training chief warns workload is fuelling recruitment crisis
7th March Schools
In-depth analysis on the DfE’s QTS consultation
6th March Education Executive In-depth analysis on the DfE’s QTS consultation
1st March QA Education NASBTT publishes response to QTS consultation
23rd February TES Teacher training providers call on government to scrap skills entry test
21st February TES Warnings grow that three-year QTS could be ‘disastrous’ for teacher recruitment
20th February SchoolsWeek QTS reforms may put applicants off, warn teacher trainers
13th February FE News Measures announced to ensure talented trainees get into teaching
12th February SchoolsWeek QTS rule change means 9,000 prospective teachers can retake skills test
12th February Independent Teachers can now fail multiple English and maths tests before entering job in effort to ease recruitment crisis, minister announces
12th February TES ‘Unlimited resits for pre-entry tests for teacher training are a step forward – but are the tests even needed at all?’
12th February TES DfE allows unlimited resits for teacher entry tests
12th February SchoolsWeek QTS Skills Test: Lock out period and re-take charges scrapped
12th February Government News Measures announced to ensure talented trainees get into teaching
31st January TES Apprentice teachers scheme threatened by bureaucracy and disinterest
31st January QA Education There is no magic wand to resolve workload issues 
31st January TES DfE checking up on teacher trainers after fears over assessment-only QTS ‘loophole’
15th January Education Executive How to fund apprenticeships in schools
15th January Education Executive DfE seeks to strengthen QTS and career progression
9th January QA Education How should Damian Hinds tackle education issues?


2017 NASBTT Media Coverage

Date Publication Article
18th December Open Access Government How can we reverse the teacher recruitment and retention crisis?
15th December Education Executive DfE seeks to strengthen QTS and career progression
15th December SchoolsWeek Schools will need funding to provide extra training for new teachers 
1st November Education Business The future for school-led teacher training
26th October Education Executive School-led teacher training – are you making the most of the opportunity?
22nd October SchoolsWeek PE Teachers lured into shortage subjects via new plan
22nd October SchoolsWeek Private teacher training providers escape Ofsted clutches
19th October FE News Postgraduate teaching apprenticeship launched
18th October Schools
Trainee Teachers don’t understand safeguarding role says Ofsted
17th October Training Journal Teacher Training – what next?
17th October TES Warning over untested teacher apprenticeships
17th October TES Trainee Teachers don’t understand safeguarding role says Ofsted
17th October SchoolsWeek New Association to oversee apprenticeship assessment
17th October CRG News Warning over untested teacher apprenticeships
11th September Education Business NASBTT appoints new Executive Director
September QA Education New Executive Director takes post


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