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Trainee teachers have really gone above and beyond this year

In its latest Teaching blog the DfE says: Despite the disruption caused by the pandemic, this year’s trainee teachers have developed an impressive skillset. From supporting the teaching of classes or bubbles to delivering remote education – they’ve shown creativity, versatility and resilience. Trainees from Teach North talk about their experiences of blended learning, the […]

Free seminar on ePortfolios

Teach Computing reach and engagement event – Ofsted: Evidencing Impact Using Digital Platforms for Primary and Secondary schools  This is Teach Computing’s latest free seminar designed to help you show how you have implemented your curriculum digitally. Ofsted inspections make a judgement about the quality of a school curriculum using the framework of Intention, Implementation […]

Teachers are made, not born

“Great teachers continuously improve over time, benefitting from the mentoring of expert colleagues and a structured introduction to the core body of knowledge, skills and behaviours that define great teaching.” “Teachers are the foundation of the education system – there are no great schools without great teachers. The quality of teaching is the single most […]

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: https://my.chartered.college/2021/05/ecfest-securing-your-first-teaching-post/You’ll find other sessions from the week on Managing Behaviour, Assessment and Planning in CCoT’s resources area: https://my.chartered.college/category/video-resources/

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 […]