Category: CTSN SCITT

Have you herd? There’s a moo-rvellous Art Trail in Cambridge

Pupils from some of our partnership schools are amongst the 10,000 children to have created ‘mini moos’ for the city’s new summer’s interactive exhibition – “Cows about Cambridge”. Forty-four large cows, each one individually designed by an artist and sponsored by a business, and a further 46 mini moos creatively decorated by schools and cow-munity […]

Securing your first teaching post

CCoT started its Early Career Week with a session focused on “Securing your first teaching post”. If you missed it you can find the hour-long recording here:’ll find other sessions from the week on Managing Behaviour, Assessment and Planning in CCoT’s resources area:

Primary Computing Conference

TEACH COMPUTING Essex, London, Herts [@NCCESWCHS], based at Saffron Walden County High School, one CTSN SCITT’s partnership schools, is hosting a primary computing conference in June. You can join the three days of remote computing CPD with a range of expert speakers by registering for this free event please click here. More information please see […]

Career changer, Paul Facer, discusses how a newspaper article inspired him to train to become a maths teacher and reviews what he thinks are the benefits of CTSN SCITT training What did you do before becoming a trainee teacher?   I spent over 20 years working for a global professional services company advising banks and insurance […]

EEF’s Voices from the Classroom – The RADAAR Framework

The RADAAR framework can help Science teachers focus conversations with trainees around curriculum planning, to structure sequences that build on prior knowledge, and take a long-term view of topics, rather than considering individual lessons in isolation. Secondary science teacher and EEF specialist, Dr Niki Kaiser, introduces the latest videos in our ‘Voices from the Classroom’ series […]

Implementing MARS/EARS in MFL lessons

CTSN SCITT mentor, Lauren O’Donnell from Swavesey Village College discusses the implementation of the MARS/EARS pedagogical cycle, as part of her CTSN/University College London’s Institute of Education: ‘How do we know it works? Leading Change’ research project. In her blog on the CTSN Research website Lauren explains how Pandemic school closures created the time to […]