Welcome to NASBTT's Teacher Educator and Mentoring Zone (TEMZ)

This dedicated resource has been designed to support the professional learning and development of Teacher Educators and Mentors both individually and collectively as a profession.

We believe it is vital to recognise the role of the Teacher Educator as a professional who is instrumental to the development of early career teachers.

Our Teacher Educator and Mentoring Zone (TEMZ) includes mentoring and subject resources.

Access is free of charge for all Teacher Educators and Mentors in all settings.

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Based on our Professional Framework for Teacher Educators, our mentoring resources provide dedicated guidance, helpful tips and advice, articles, further reading, videos and handy printable guides.

Resources are easily accessible and designed to be a starting point for Teacher Educators and mentors who are keen to develop their own practice and knowledge. The content is built on existing theory and research, as well as first-hand practical advice that can be implemented quickly.

Led by our subject specialists, our subject resources provide Teacher Educators with resources and information in the primary and secondary National Curriculum subjects.

Each subject area includes informative resources, recommended reading, instructional videos, useful articles, blogs, podcasts, current topical newsfeed, good practice ideas, professional learning opportunities and much more.

TEMZ News

Culturally responsive teaching with popular music

April 8, 2024

A useful webinar from the US, containing many useful student examples.

British Council Foreign Language Assistant Programme

March 28, 2024

Applications for British Council foreign language assistants are open now! The deadline to apply is the 30th April but please note that there is an earlier deadline of 28th March…

Language-related exhibitions

March 28, 2024

Language-related exhibitions currently on in London: V&A: ‘Japan – Myths to Manga’ and ‘Notre Dame de Paris’, The Augmented Museum at Westminster Abbey, ‘Expressionists: Kandinsky, Münter and The Blue Rider’…

Opportunities for MFL classes via the British Film Institute

March 28, 2024

The BFI are now offering events for more junior pupils in both French and Spanish. Many of these are already sold out this year but worth keeping an eye in…

New DfE PE guidance for schools

March 28, 2024

New PE guidance has been published by the DfE. New PE guidance for schools strengthens equal access to sport Read the guidance here.

Ofsted recommendations for secondary music

March 25, 2024

Webinar from the National College on delivering a high quality music education to support Ofsted recommendations

Thoughts on Telling the story: the English education subject report

March 21, 2024

Thoughts on Telling the story: the English education subject report By Steve Willshaw, Secondary English Associate Consultant, NASBTT The following document is not a summary of this report – several…

T-Time

March 18, 2024

New online event from Music Mark on 19th March discussing best practice.

Ask The Experts – If a trainee teacher could read one book related to your subject, which should it be?

March 13, 2024

We asked our Subject Experts the question. “If a trainee teacher could read one book related to your subject, which should it be? ” Here is what they told us;…

MTA podcast number 93

March 11, 2024

GCSE discussion podcast around music technology