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Expansion Area

Register now for the early rollout of the DfE’s Early Career Framework!

Tykes TA are the delivery Hub for the Barnsley area for Education Development Trust’s brand-new programme for early career teachers as part of the expansion to the early rollout of the Early Career Framework.

This one-year programme provides teachers with the essential specialist support they need to improve their practice and build confidence following their Initial Teacher Training. NQT’s are going to need all the additional support they can get this year – perhaps more than any other.

Funded by the Department for Education and developed by Education Development Trust, by joining the early rollout schools can benefit from the Early Career Framework support a full year before the national roll out in 2021.

We are supporting the delivery of the programme in Barnsley.

All state funded schools in this area are eligible to join the programme from September 2020.

If you are a school-leader and would like to sign-up for the programme, register your interest here:

How does the programme work?

Education Development Trust have worked closely with schools in early rollout areas and with Sheffield Institute of Education, part of Sheffield Hallam University to develop the evidence-led programme, carefully constructed around what works, providing new teachers opportunities to Learn the theory, put the theory into Practice and Reflect on personal and professional development.

Excellent mentoring will be key to the success of the ECF initiative and this programme is centred around developing the mentor relationship and includes a focussed learning pathway for mentors.

In-school mentors will develop their mentoring and coaching techniques – essential skills that they can use through-out their careers. Each mentor will become confident with their knowledge of the Early Career Framework and become the primary source of support and challenge to your early career teachers.

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