ECTs will attend two 90-minute face to face seminars and access 4.5 hours of online study material per module. They will be supported in school by a mentor, who will also receive training:
Year 1 modules:
Module 1: How can you create powerful learning environments?
Establishing classroom routines and creating a culture of mutual trust and respect to ultimately make a powerful learning environment.
Module two : How do pupils learn?
The importance of memory, avoiding cognitive overload and building pupils’ long-term memory.
Module three : What makes classroom practice effective?
Effective classroom practice, such as retrieval practice, instruction and modelling, and using questioning effectively.
Module four : How can you use assessment and feedback to the greatest effect?
The importance of assessments, planning assessments and monitoring pupil work for misconceptions, and making feedback purposeful and manageable.
Module five: How can you support all pupils to succeed?
Supporting all pupils to succeed through adaptive teaching, and teaching pupils who require a greater level of support.
Module six : How can you plan a coherent curriculum?
Supporting pupils to build mental models and teaching a coherent curriculum.
Each module includes self-directed study materials with expert guidance, research and examples of best practice. Much of the content is supported by video exemplification to show how translates into practice. All classroom footage has been filmed in real schools and features real teachers and classes. NQTs will join online or in-person training sessions to discuss theory and their own experiences with small groups of peers and experts. Mentors will be trained on having instructional coaching conversations with their early career teachers.
In Year 2, the programme of study is subject-and phase specific, allowing Early Career Teachers to deepen their subject knowledge and expertise.
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