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ITT Blog Part Four – Placement three/the end of the course (April – July).

My fellow WYTA trainees and I have now reached the end of course after nine intense but thoroughly enjoyable months. Our third and final placement lasted for only seven weeks and went by very quickly. I had originally planned to return to my first placement school to complete my training but, due to unforeseen circumstances [...]

By |July 16th, 2017|ITT Blog, news|Comments Off on ITT Blog Part Four – Placement three/the end of the course (April – July).

Enhance your Mentoring Skills: free open online course (SHOOC), starts 16/01/17

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 [...]

By |December 7th, 2016|event, news|Comments Off on Enhance your Mentoring Skills: free open online course (SHOOC), starts 16/01/17

FREE Aspirant BME Leader development ** Application deadline 2/12/16

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 [...]

By |November 25th, 2016|event, news|Comments Off on FREE Aspirant BME Leader development ** Application deadline 2/12/16

FREE leadership development opportunity for Aspirant BME Leaders

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 [...]

By |November 17th, 2016|event, news|Comments Off on FREE leadership development opportunity for Aspirant BME Leaders

Behaviour: Is there another way? SecEd Best Practice article.

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.

By |November 17th, 2016|news|Comments Off on Behaviour: Is there another way? SecEd Best Practice article.

Maths & Physics Internship Programme June 2016

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 [...]

By |July 21st, 2016|news|Comments Off on Maths & Physics Internship Programme June 2016

WYTA IT Network

 The first WYTA IT Network takes place on Tues 30th June at 4pm at Holmfirth High School. This group is open to anyone who manages or supports IT within your school – in any phase. The purpose of the WYTA IT Network is to provide a platform for colleagues to discuss relevant issues and share [...]

By |July 8th, 2015|news|Comments Off on WYTA IT Network