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

Primary History webinar February 5 Ofsted Subject Focus

January 16, 2024

Historical Association: Online CPD: “What does the new Ofsted Subject Report tell us about history in primary schools? Deep Dive with confidence” 

Historical Association CPD Calendar

January 15, 2024

The full programme of HA CPD events includes a mixture of online and in person events.

Teaching Empire through Material Culture CPD workshop series. 

January 9, 2024

Applications are open until 10:00am 29 January 2024  for this CPD opportunity for teachers of history. This series of online CPD workshops will provide interactive  training in how to incorporate an object-based approach into your teaching.…

Intensive Training and Practice (ITAP) in Secondary Physical Education

January 9, 2024

By Helen Ostell (ITT Consultant) Working as a DfE Associate, supporting providers around stage two readiness, has made me think about which aspects of the curriculum I would deliver through…

Developing Historical Enquiry around a High Quality Text run by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE)  Webinar

January 8, 2024

Developing Historical Enquiry around a High Quality Text run by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE)  Webinar  2nd February, 2024 – 14:00 pm to 16:00 . Taught in…

New book published: “Global Black Narratives for the Classroom: Africa, The Americas and The Caribbean” 

January 8, 2024

New book published: “Global Black Narratives for the Classroom: Africa, The Americas and The Caribbean”  in partnership with BLAM UK, an organisation seeking to make Global Black History impactful in  the  UK education curriculum. BLAM…

Write Your Own Historical Fiction Competition 2024

January 8, 2024

Historical Association has launched its annual competition for pupils in years 5 to 9 to write historical  fiction. Entries must be received by midnight on Friday 7 June 2024. Full details are on the HA…

New student-teacher stories and activities for professional learning

December 20, 2023

Following an International Professional Development Association-funded research project, Dr Miranda Timmermans and Dr Elizabeth White have prepared some new Open Access resources for teacher educators’ professional learning and development. These…

Christmas and World War I troops

December 18, 2023

Leeds Museums & Galleries free resources for KS2, KS3. Lessons based around artefacts, including teacher guides and lesson resources. These look at how schemes, such as sending choclate to troops,…

Not sure what ITAPs to focus on in PE

December 18, 2023

Not sure what ITAPs to focus on in PE?  Contact Helen Ostell at pe@nasbtt.org.uk to arrange an informal chat