My WOW moment – School Direct trainees reflect on their first 7 weeks
Our School Direct teacher training programme is the most direct route into teaching, that places the school based programme at the heart of the experience. Our trainees are hands on from the word go – planning lessons and teaching children.
We encourage our trainee teachers to document their WOW moments on our Wall of Wonderment.
Here are a selection of their WOW moments from just 7 weeks (the first half term) in the classroom.
Thinking of teaching?
On our School Direct teacher training programme, you’ll be given in-depth experience in the classroom. You will complete a main placement in a Key Stage of your choice and a second placement in a contrasting school and Key Stage. You will also have the opportunity to complete enhanced placements e.g. SEN, Early Years, as well as a week long international placement in Holland.
We have a proven track record:
- 100% of 2015 School Direct trainees rated as good or outstanding
- 100% of trainees in NQT posts following completion for the third year running
See details about our School Direct programme here.
The portal for applications with a September 2017 start is now open.
We are pleased to announce the release of our new CPD brochure for schools for 2018-19.
On Friday 18th May school leaders from across the region will once again gather for the West Midlands School Leaders Annual Conference: The School Led System – Getting Down to Business, #WMschooled.
Trainee teachers from our 2017/18 School Direct programme have just returned from their unique enhanced international placement in The Netherlands, with Zwolle University.
The Teacher Development Trust, the national charity for professional learning is launching a new project in Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire to support schools in developing the most effective CPD.