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Blackburn TEAM Alliance train to teach information session

21 March 2018 at 13:00 to 21 March 2018 at 17:00 in Blackburn at the Wensley Fold CE Primary Academy

Event info:

Blackburn TEAM Alliance programme leaders will talk about the Blackburn TEAM Alliance School Direct primary PGCE with Cumbria University - now in its fourth year. We will outline the structure of our personalised programme, what we offer candidates and what we look for in candidates.

Find out more about this one year programme which includes:

  • training which is delivered in partnership with the University of Cumbria who are the 3rd largest School Direct higher education partner in the UK and the largest in the North West to offer the full PGCE qualification, complete with masters level components
  • a partnership of schools who provide a diverse range of settings which include schools with predominantly EAL learners and faith schools
  • 2 days national curriculum subject teaching led by outstanding practising teachers from the authority who have all gained Specialist Leader of Education status
  • full school year experience to maximize time in school in preparation for you first teaching post
  • all our mentors are trained to provide the highest level of support for each student, working towards 'qualified mentor status' so that they are up to date with the latest mentor and coaching approaches
  • excellent pastoral and admin support
  • excellent recruitment record for gaining jobs in the last 3 yrs
  • opportunity to speak with past students who have first-hand experience of our course

To attend this event, please email us.

Venue information:

Wensley Fold CE Primary Academy, Manor Road, Blackburn, BB2 6LX

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Target audience:

Graduates with a second class honours degree or higher


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