TEP Level 4 Effective SCITT and School Direct Management

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Level 4  Effective SCITT and School Direct Management

This tailor-made programme will include modules such as ‘Compliance with the ITT Criteria’, ‘Building and Developing Resilient Trainees’, ‘Ofsted Inspection Framework: Self-Evaluation and Improvement Planning’, ‘Quality Assurance Processes’, ‘Data Protection and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)’, ‘Marketing, Advertising and Recruitment’ and much more.

This tailor-made programme includes:

  • Three days of tailored training;
  • Follow up one day Management Support Partner (MSP) visit (approximately six months after the training event);
  • Two nights’ accommodation;
  • Full English breakfast on days two and three;
  • Three course buffet lunch on all three days;
  • Table d’hôte dinner on both evenings;
  • Refreshments throughout all three days;
  • Network opportunities with peers.

Please note: This programme is only available as a residential.

Who is this programme for?

You are, or are aspiring to be, a senior leader in a SCITT/School Direct Lead School.  You may be developing new provision or be new to the role in an established institution.  You may also be an experienced ITT leader seeking to refresh your knowledge and understanding of this complex landscape.  This programme will equip you with the skills you need to lead effective ITT provision in the schools-led sector.

We strongly recommend that delegates on this programme also undertake our Level 3 module Training Excellent Mentors, Coaches and Facilitators. 

Delegates who complete the Level 3 programme (Training Excellent Mentors, Coaches and Facilitators) and both Level 4 programmes (Effective SCITT and School Direct Management and Finance for SCITT and School Direct Managers) will be entitled to receive the NASBTT Certificate in Leading Schools-Led Provision.


  • The National Picture for ITT; Support in Your Role; Keeping Abreast of Development
  • Compliance with the ITT Criteria
  • Curriculum Design and Review
    Ofsted Inspection Framework; Self-Evaluation and Improvement Planning
  • Systems: Allocations, DMS, UCAS, SFE, OIA
  • Core Policies and Review Processes
  • Quality Assurance Processes, External Moderators and External Moderation, Distributed Leadership: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Assessment against QTS; Evidence, Reflective Practice, Final Assessment Procedures; QTS Awarding Panels
  • Building and Developing Resilient Trainees
  • Marketing, Advertising and Recruitment
  • Overview of Funding Streams and Main Cost Centres
  • Working with HEIs and TSAs; Brokering PGCE Framework
  • Safer Recruitment
  • Data protection and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Succession Planning Within the Organisation
  • “HR” Issues

Testimonials from the May 2018 programme

“Brilliant! I came with high expectations and the experience far exceeded those. It’s been fantastic! Thank you so much.”

“I have been doing School Direct for 5 years, with little external input. The goal posts keep moving. I am delighted to have found a professional body which can support our development.”

Programme Dates

Wednesday, 13th February 2019 to Friday, 15th February 2019 inclusive in Birmingham – further information is available here.
Places for this programme are strictly limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

What will it cost?

The cost for NASBTT members will be £1,500 per delegate.
The cost for any non-members attending the workshop will be £3,000 per delegate.
Please note the payment and cancellation terms below.

Payment and cancellation terms

Invoices will be issued on receipt of the booking.  Full payment is due within 30 days of the invoice date.
Cancellations must be received in writing no later than 30 days before the date of the event and will be subject to an administration fee (10% of the delegate cost).  Cancellations must be sent to office@nasbtt.org.uk.  Cancellations received after this time or not put in writing will be subject to the full delegate fee, which will also be charged in the event of non-attendance.
Name changes can be made at any time, up to the day before the event at no charge.
NASBTT will not be able to offer refunds for cancellations arising from events outside of its control.
NASBTT reserves the right to alter the programme and change the speakers without prior notice.

Further questions?

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact:-
Alison Hobson, Executive Officer
Address: The Priory Centre
63 Newnham Avenue
Bedford. MK41 9QJ
Telephone: 01933 627049
Mobile: 07925 805399
Email: office@nasbtt.org.uk