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

The National Archives Education Service – Online Workshops

November 4, 2022

The Education team at the National Archives have released a huge range of taught sessions, available online and at their site in Kew, to book for the Spring term 2023.…

New local history resources for KS2

November 4, 2022

New local history resources for KS2 teaching have been released by the National Archive Education Service. 8 case studies use 1921 census records and local archive materials to investigate individual…

Teaching Emotive and Controversial History – The Historical Association

November 4, 2022

The Historical Association has produced a comprehensive set of resources, links to further reading and research and includes their 2007 T.E.A.C.H. report about Teaching Emotive And Controversial History. In the report are…

National Archive Education Service Survey

November 4, 2022

Are you a History Teacher? The National Archive Education Service need your help! They want to make sure their resources are what you’re looking for. They’ve created a quick five minute…

Creativity boost for schools?

November 4, 2022

After the wave of the pandemic, Durham Creativity commission calls for a’ creativity’ boost for schools. Durham University – Creativity boost for schools?

Free Online Subject Event for Teacher Educators and Mentors

November 3, 2022

Wednesday, 23rd November 2022 4.00p.m. – 5.00p.m. Online via Zoom This session is free for those registered for NASBTT’s Teacher Educator and Mentoring Zone (TEMZ) NASBTT is delighted to offer…

Newton’s Colour Wheel Explained

October 17, 2022

Newton’s colour wheel explained – a resource for both Primary and Secondary (as a reminder):

Influential Photographers and Their Work

October 17, 2022

Really useful webpage from George Hughes detailing influential photographers and their work that also includes this mind map of visual language. Fantastic for contextual studies at GCSE and A level:…

The Arts in Schools: A new conversation on the value of the arts in and beyond schools

October 17, 2022

‘Setting the Scene’ – the arts in schools is an interesting read in response to the progress made after an initial report some 40 years ago and debates “Why the…

Primary Geography Resources For KS1 From BBC Bitesize

October 17, 2022

New primary geography resources for KS1 from BBC Bitesize – ideal to contextualise local area studies or to support learning about the four countries of the UK. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zp8r4xs/articles/z2wjqfr?fbclid=IwAR2hJkkzN75bHsG5KRhvDdwMHRDSOUJX3qmbdM_hZk_LhoY1YJreJfC5POM