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To complement the ECF blended programme, Tykes TA have designed an effective and proven wraparound CPD programme that will support the funded ECF blended programme, focusing on essential provision for NQTs in meeting the teachers standards.

The new two year NQT/RQT programme will support early careers teacher development and ensure congruence with the 5 Core Areas highlighted in the Early Careers Framework i.e. Behaviour Management, Pedagogy, Curriculum, Assessment and Professional Behaviours.

Sessions are delivered by Specialist Leaders in Education (SLEs) and other expert educationalists teaching in schools day to day. Schools have the option of registering NQTs/RQTs for all sessions as a package across two years or can select sessions individually, based on the needs of their NQT/RQTs.

We offer a continued professional development programme for newly qualified teachers (NQTs), designed and facilitated by leading teachers.

NQT Welcome Event

In order to welcome NQTs into the teaching profession, we will be holding our annual welcome event on 16th September 2020.

Virtual NQT Welcome Event

Tykes Teaching Alliance would like to take the opportunity to welcome NQTs to the Appropriate Body service with an outline of our responsibilities. We will also introduce the NQT Programme and what it entails. It will also give NQTs the virtual opportunity to meet colleagues from other schools.

Date: Wednesday16th September 2020                                         Time: 3.00pm – 4.30pm

NQT/RQT CPD Programme

1. NQT – RQT Development Programme 2020 – 2022 (ECF)

This we are offering the NQT/RQT programme as a Full Core Programme, designed with the aim of supporting NQTs/RQTs for two years in accordance with the Early Years Career Framework. It will:

  • Ensure all participants receive a firm foundation in the early stages of their career.
  • Provide a range of CPD sessions ensuring NQTs build on their professional development.
  • Create a network of like-minded schools and offer opportunities to extend professional development beyond your own school..

We have taken account of the feedback from our recent extremely successful NQT/RQT programmes and will continue to have a hands on practical approach allowing NQTs to take the knowledge gained back in to the classroom. Our sessions have been written in relevance to the Teacher’s Standards  and are delivered by experienced and expert teachers and leaders still working in our schools day to day with an awareness of the changing world of education.

Mentor Induction Programme

If you provide mentoring to one of our NQTs, we also run a mentor induction programme for you, to make sure you understand your role and responsibilities in the induction process.

The mentor training will take place on Monday 30th September 9:30am – 11:30am. It will be held  through a Zoom meeting – I will send you the details nearer the time.

This will cover:

  • Government advice, expectations and guidance.
  • Appropriate body requirements.
  • What the appropriate body requires.
  • The support NQTs requires.
  • How to recognise progress and causes for concern.
  • Observation and feedback requirements.
  • Necessary paperwork.

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact:

Karen Hartshorne (NQT Induction Appropriate Body Co-ordinator)

Telephone: 01226 100450

Mobile: 07703 808468