The government announced, on 7 April 2020, arrangements for the recommendation of qualified teacher status (QTS) for trainee teachers whose courses have been affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. These arrangements set out that trainees making adequate progress towards the teachers’ standards and who continue to participate in their initial teacher training (ITT) course should be recommended for QTS at its conclusion. This will enable them to enter the workforce as newly qualified teachers in autumn 2020.
NFER’s annual Teacher Labour Market report series, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, aims to monitor the progress the school system is making towards meeting the teacher supply challenge by measuring the key indicators and trends of teacher supply and working conditions. This second annual report presents data from a range of sources, which together highlight the trends that describe the teacher supply situation, up to 2018/19.
The Chartered College has launched the Early Career Hub; an indispensable resource packed with articles, interactive content and high-quality classroom footage created by teachers and academics, aligned to the Early Career Framework and Teachers’ Standards and tailored to the needs of early career teachers. The Early Career Hub is available free to all student teachers and NQT members of the Chartered College and builds on our extensive early career support, including Accelerate, early-career events and our upcoming Early Career Framework Handbook.
Nearly half of all teachers in England are teaching pupils from diverse backgrounds, and superdiversity in schools is becoming the norm. Therefore, ensuring that student teachers are prepared to meet the needs of pupils with English as an Additional Language (EAL) as part of their initial teacher education (ITE) is essential, due to the need to ensure that their teaching practices are fully reflective of diversity, equity and inclusion.
This webinar will explore the implications of the DfE’s ITT Core Content Framework (CCF) for the design of initial teacher training programmes with a focus on preparing student teachers to work in diverse multilingual classrooms and to meet the learning needs of their current and future English as an Additional Language (EAL) pupils. It will introduce a guidance document produced by The Bell Foundation to support ITT programme leads and tutors as they review and redesign their organisation’s ITT curriculum in line with the ITT CCF.
The latest news and updates from CollectiveED at Leeds Beckett University. Details of the current research into coaching and mentoring during the COVID-19 pandemic can be found in the attached PDF, along with the full update of events and information.
In November 2019, the Department for Education (DfE) launched a new teacher training application service, Apply for teacher training.Apply for teacher training is now live, and is already being used by 110 providers to recruit candidates to over 1500 courses.
Online realistic classroom scenarios for ITT trainees, developed from a new project at the University of York. Please see the details below and attachment. Contact Professor Robert Klassen if you would like more details on how to use the scenarios.
It has now been confirmed that this year's TEAN conference will be postponed due to the Corona virus and will now take place in 2021. Please see the message below from Linda Shore at the LED Research Centre, University of Cumbria.
Mandatory guidance on the criteria that organisations must meet to provide initial teacher training (ITT). This guidance is for:accredited ITT providers and their partner schoolsorganisations seeking ITT accreditationOfstedThis guidance sets out what accredited ITT providers must do to comply with the law. You should follow the guidance unless you have a very good reason not to.
Nick Gibb's Letter that has sent out to all providers of teacher training about the announcement that the Apply for Teacher Training pilot has started. Also attached below is a proposition pack with some FAQs about the pilot.
Conference on Education Quality the University of Ibn Zohr in Morocco has developed a strong profile advancing the case for the scholarship of learning and teaching. This year the Conference will take place from 19th-21st March 2020 inclusive. The theme for this year’s research and learning experience is ‘Managing STEAM – Innovation, Inclusion and Education Quality’.
Please click on the link to access the new ITE core content framework, which has just been published. It will apply to all ITE programmes from September 2020. UCET and NSBTT will be supporting our respective memberships plan for its implementation. The framework will be the subject of a session on Wednesday at next week’s UCET conference. Please could those planning on attending the session bring copies with them, in print or on electronic devices, and be prepared with questions.
DfE have been working alongside a large number of schools to develop the ‘Manage School Experience’ service. Schools can use the service to offer and manage school experience placements for prospective trainee teachers.The new service can be used as a marketing and recruitment tool to advertise teacher training opportunities.
Are you a recently qualified early years or primary teacher (QTS gained since June 2016)?Are you keen to reflect on your professional development as a classroom practitioner?Are you keen to get something published in an educational journal and add it to your CV?If so, we hope you will be interested in the Rosemary Evans Bequest Award to be given on an annual basis to the best article received for publication in Primary First from a recently qualified teacher.
In Manchester in May 2020 will be the 11th annual TEAN conference. TEAN (teacher education advancement network) is an independent professional learning community for teacher educators across the UK, Europe and beyond https://tean.ac.uk.
Cognition Education is delivering a government funded work placement programme, aimed at providing final year undergraduates and students studying for a postgraduate qualification with a paid 40-hour work experience placement in a Further Education setting.