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

Youth Sport Trust Conference

December 18, 2023

‘Change the score, change the future’ Wednesday 20th March 2024 at Telford International Centre For more details visit www.youthsporttrust.org

Applying Rosenshine’s Principles to Modern Languages Teaching

December 18, 2023

An interesting article with practical ideas on how to apply Rosenshine’s Principles to MFL Teaching by Neetu Sadhwani of the Avanti School Trust.

Ask The Experts – How might AI have an impact on your subject?

December 13, 2023

We asked our Subject Experts the question. “How might AI have an impact on your subject? What can teachers/leaders do to embrace the opportunities and guard against potential problems?” Here…

Secondary Geography Spotlight: The Anthropocene: Does arrogance outlast decay?

December 13, 2023

Kit Marie Rackley Secondary Geography Subject Specialist Are humans having such an impact on the Earth that we are impacting the geological record? A timeline of rock and sediment that…

Secondary Languages Thought of the Day: The ‘Fifth Skill’ of Language Learning

December 13, 2023

As modern language teachers, we all regularly refer to the four skills of Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. But do proficient linguists only need to be skilled in those four…

Instructional Coaching as one form of Effective Professional Development

December 13, 2023

An informative research-based article on Instructional Coaching by the British Council based on some research conducted in Estonia.

Two important updates for Primary Religious Education

December 13, 2023

There has been one important report and one new recommendation for improving Religious Education out during Autumn 2023. The report is from HM Chief Inspector of Education. Many of you…

Key text alert! “Mentoring History Teachers in the Secondary School A Practical Guide”

December 7, 2023

Routledge have just published a book that is a ‘must buy’ for anyone mentoring beginning history teachers. “Mentoring History Teachers in the Secondary School A Practical Guide” by Victoria Crooks,…

Effective mentoring of MFL trainee teachers

December 7, 2023

The Association of Language Learning produced an e-book some time ago to guide you through your role as mentor of an MFL trainee. Packed full of good ideas and approaches,…

The Revival of Language Learning is key to a Culturally & Linguistically Rich Future.

December 7, 2023

As teachers of modern languages we do not need to be convinced of this, but in this article, published by the British Academy, Prof Charles Forsdick, the Academy’s Lead Fellow…