21 May 2013 The Rapid expansion of School Direct 2012/13 has created turbulance in the infrastructure for teaching training, at a time when there are considerable uncertainties attached to recruitment to teaching resulting from the concurrent changes to student funding and bursaries.
8 May 2013 The aim of the conference is to examine the impact of the latest changes to Deregulation, Qualifications, Professionalism & Inspection, on Staff, Employers, ITT Providers and Representative Organisations.
21 Mar 2013 TEAN, the Teacher Education Advancement Network, presents a unique opportunity for colleagues from Schools, HEIs and organisations concerned with teacher education to hear Charlie Taylor, Chief Executive of the Teaching agency and National College speak about School Direct. The recording of Charlie’s speech given at the first of these School Direct events on April 23rd will be shown at this event.
8 Mar 2013 Educating teachers to be advocates for widening participation:Improving education students’ experience, retention and employability Date and Time: 10.45am-3.30pm, 17th April 2013Location: Edge Hill University, Ormskirk
28 Feb 2013 A unique opportunity for colleagues from Schools, HEIs and organisations concerned with teacher education to hear Charlie Taylor, Chief Executive of the Teaching agency and National College speak about School Direct and for you to put your questions to him.
15 Feb 2013 Changing times: changing knowledge and pedagogy for ESD/GCExploring the relationship between the rapidly changing social, economic and physical environment and the forms of knowledge and pedagogy required for ESD/GC.
13 Feb 2013 Learn about the latest in theory and methodology, in dialogue with leading international theoristsFor qualitative researchers, from doctoral students to more experienced researchers, in education, social sciences, health and caring professions, arts and humanities.
30 Jan 2013 A number of changes to the skills tests came into effect during 2012, which included the introduction of skills tests for applicants to initial teacher training (ITT), as well as enabling current ITT trainees to take the tests at any time during their course.
29 Jan 2013 LSIS is inviting bids from providers of initial teacher education (ITE) for projects to develop partnerships with employers and other organisations. These projects will explore new models of delivering initial teacher education provision in further education (FE) and skills.
29 Jan 2013 Culham St Gabriel’s and other trusts are very concerned about the downward impact of the bursary withdrawal on PGCE applications for 2013-14 (see p12 of today’s TES): and we are very determined to do what we can to encourage people to apply.
18 Dec 2012 This is a very impressive report, and the commitment to structured EPD involving HEIs, and a commitment to progress being made to teaching becoming a master’s level profession is entirely in accord with UCET thinking
4 Dec 2012 Please click on the link to access a survey that has been developed in partnership between UCET and ATL to monitor the impact of the recent core and School Direct allocations on programme sustainability and teacher supply.
15 Nov 2012 This is the first announcement of next conference of the Teacher Education Policy in Europe (TEPE) Network to be held between the 16th and 18th May 2013 in Helsinki.The main conference theme will be 'Learning Spaces with Technology in Teaching and Teacher Education' although there will also be an open track for papers that address wider issues related to Teacher Education Policy.The conference is jointly organised by the TEPE Network, CICERO Learning Network and University of Helsinki.