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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
Click below for your copy. WYTA newsletter summer term 2016
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 [...]