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Trainee teachers have really gone above and beyond this year

A group of ITT trainees outside a school

From supporting the teaching of classes or bubbles to delivering remote education - this year’s trainee teachers have shown creativity, versatility and resilience. We asked trainees from Teach North/Outwood Institute of Education to tell us about some of their standout moments from the last year.

Six steps to successfully implementing the Early Career Framework reforms

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Belinda Goodship in class

Belinda Goodship is Subject Lead at Bedford Free School, which was part of an early roll-out of the Early Career Framework (ECF) reforms. In this blog, she shares her school’s experience of being part of that early roll-out, and her advice for how other schools can successfully implement an ECF-based induction this September.

The Early Career Framework reforms – something to get excited about

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Jon Hutchinson gesturing while speaking in front of a whiteboard

We all remember our first year in teaching. For any new teacher it’s a steep learning curve, and this year’s trainees have also had to face the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Jon Hutchinson writes about the Early Career Framework and how changes to statutory induction will help new teachers starting this September.

‘Maximum benefit in a straightforward way’: an Early Career Framework induction

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Female Student Raising Hand To Ask Question In Classroom

From September 2021 all early career teachers will be entitled to two years of high-quality professional development, including the support of a mentor, as part of the Early Career Framework (ECF) reforms. Anna MacLeod, a teacher at Dyke House Academy part of the Northern Education Trust, shares her experience of this new programme of early career training and support.

Five top tips for NQTs starting teaching in September

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Emma Turner delivering a presentation in front of a powerpoint reading 'NewEd 2019'

Congratulations and welcome to the best job in the world! To help you get off on the right foot, Emma Turner wants to give you some hints, tips, and information to consider before you begin your new adventure with your own students.