CPD

The country’s fastest growing teacher training provider becomes the National Institute of Teaching and Education

The UK’s fastest growing teacher training provider, the National Institute of Teaching and Education (the National Institute), which launches this month (January 2022), is bucking a downward trend in teacher recruitment seen over recent months. With recent data from NFER showing a decline in applications to initial teacher training to …

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“Strong start” for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Teaching School Hub, as 800 teachers and school leaders are supported in opening quarter

Nearly 800 Early Career Teachers (ECTs), mentors and school leaders have already been supported by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Teaching School Hub, one of 87 Hubs designated by the Department for Education (DfE), in its first three months of operation. The Hub officially opened on 1st September to provide high-quality training …

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Students from across the UK invited to share their views on Parliament restoration

The Houses of Parliament Restoration and Renewal Programme has partnered with educational charity, Smart School Councils, on a programme of activities to hear the views of children and young people about the historic restoration of the Palace of Westminster. Children and young people will be able to take part in …

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COVID-safe conference demonstrates future for school CPD

A multi academy trust has revealed more than 1,500 education professionals gathered online last month to share best practice, setting the stage for a transformation in how CPD can be delivered in the education sector. Wellspring Academy Trust held its annual Festival of Learning virtually, showcasing the future of trust-wide …

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BESA announces free support for teachers during national lockdown

As schools close their doors to the majority of pupils for the second time, The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), has put together a range of support measures to help teachers deliver remote learning. Caroline Wright, Director General of BESA said: “During the first national lockdown BESA members provided over …

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