The Sheffield Institute of Education, based at Sheffield Hallam University, are offering a free open online 5 week course to enhance your mentoring knowledge and skills. You can choose to participate fully or dip in and out to suit your own needs. The tutor team includes school mentor trainers and academics who specialise in teacher [...]
The Pennine Teaching School Alliance and WYTA are offering an exciting leadership development opportunity, funded through the NCTL Leadership Equality and Diversity Fund. By the end of the programme, participants will: Explore BME contributions to schools Consider and evaluate personal motivations and qualities for leadership Develop the skills, knowledge and understanding required for leadership at [...]
Funded by the NCTL Leadership Equality and Diversity Fund, WYTA and the Pennine Teaching School Alliance are pleased to offer an exciting leadership development opportunity for aspirant BME leaders to: Explore BME contributions to schools Consider and evaluate personal motivations and qualities for leadership Develop the skills, knowledge and understanding required for leadership at all [...]
Ian Curry (Assistant Headteacher at Holmfirth High School and WYTA SLE) has written an article about his and the school's journey to implement a whole-school Restorative Practice culture. Click here to read the article published in today's SecEd.
The first half term of the programme has flown by and I am now just five weeks away from finishing my first teaching placement. It has been an intense, challenging but highly enjoyable ride so far; the learning curve is undeniably steep but the personal and professional rewards make everything worthwhile. The first two weeks [...]
FREE - Termly Network Meeting on Tuesday 8th November from 4.00pm—6.00pm. The next meeting will include: National and regional updates Key priorities for 2016-17 SEN processes and completion in ePEP PEP quality assurance The venue for the meetings will be: The Textiles Centre of Excellence Red Doles Lane, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire [...]
In December 2015 I was working as Assistant Inclusion Manager in a secondary school within the West Yorkshire Teaching Alliance. I enjoyed this role immensely but knew that moving into the classroom was the way forward. I had been contemplating applying for the Schools Direct training programme for some time and had enough in-school experience [...]
In June we were one of only 23 school groups in the country to pilot an exciting new project to help attract undergraduates to teach Maths or Physics and it was a huge success. 10 out of 11 interns completed our feedback survey. 100% said they enjoyed the programme and they were made to feel welcome at all their placements. 100% felt positive about secondary [...]
One of our 16-17 trainees is going to be sharing his thoughts throughout the year on life as a trainee teacher - watch this space!
Click below for your copy. WYTA newsletter summer term 2016