NQT Course 2020/21

Support for the first year of teaching and beyond in these exceptional times.’ “DPSCITT’s highly effective professional development programme for NQTs further supports the retention of teachers and ensures outstanding teaching practice” Ofsted 2016 Our hugely successful NQT course runs in Exeter, Ivybridge and Barnstaple, this will be its 6th outstanding year. This course has developed a fantastic reputation around Devon within member and non-member schools. It comprises 8 highly specialised sessions across the year and includes a focused school visit. Beyond these sessions, NQTs are offered ongoing guidance and personal support which complements that given by the school. In addition to previous years it will look at supporting teachers whose initial training may have been disrupted by the corona pandemic and who may need to deal with the consequences of that challenge in the classroom and learning environment. Key Features: Experienced, nationally recognised Course Leader Committed, supportive cohorts of 15-20 NQTs, grouped together locally Experienced Senior Leaders /SLEs delivering key subject sessions Sessions personalised and adapted to the needs of NQTs Ongoing sessions focusing on themes that develop classroom effective classroom practice Opportunities to explore quality teaching and learning through visiting a partner school NQT tutors are asked to attend the first group session in September where the needs of the NQT, and strategies to meet them, during these times are discussed. “The Course leader´s energetic and dynamic delivery has significantly contributed to a very important year in my professional life, I feel nurtured and supported during my NQT year.” NQT “As a result of a comprehensive and bespoke programme, our NQTs have developed significantly and feel well prepared for the next stage in their career.” Headteacher Course Details 7 afternoon sessions from 1.30pm to 4.30pm, plus one full day school visit. Peer observation and visits will take place across the first 6 months of the programme. Cohorts will be run: Plymouth on Tuesdays, Barnstaple on Wednesdays Exeter on Thursdays. For further questions or to book contact: emma.stubbs@tarkatrust.org.uk

NQT Course flier 2020 (PDF)

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