By the effective combination of learning, practice and reflection, it is our aim that, by the end of the course, trainees become proficient and reflective classroom practitioners. They will have the confidence to start their teaching careers with a firm foundation for future development.
Learning Hub Training
These sessions provide the knowledge base for trainees and address ethical issues. One day a week will be spent at your local learning hub school, studies will include from the following: discussions, activities, seminars all with professionals from within the partnership schools, assignments and tasks ensure the link between theory, subject knowledge and/ or pedagogy and school based study. Assignments require trainees to undertake subject related reading.
School Based Training
You will spend four days a week within satellite schools connected to your local hub. these are crucial days that enables our trainees to transfer knowledge and skills taught within the hub to the school setting. These skills are developed throughout the course by the following: observations of good practice, school training, teaching, observations and feedback from Class Based Mentors and Hub Learning Leads, school based tasks and discussions with professional colleagues.
Trainees are actively encouraged to undertake personal study. Skills addressed include self-evaluations, working within a group and autonomy. Trainees write a reflective journal and maintain a Portfolio of Evidence. Trainees develop their own knowledge through reading and research for assignments.