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New Tutors and Mentors

This is concerned with the induction and support of new tutors and mentors within initial teacher education and training. (also see the above category "tutors, mentors and trainers") Number of resources (35)


# This literature review was commissioned by the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA). It presents a summary and analysis of existing research into ITT partnership published between 2004 and 2009.
# This resource is a summary of a paper presented at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference in September 2009. It outlines the findings of a small scale research project focussing on the developing research trajectories of six teacher educators and their mentors in two different higher education institutions, in order to identify effective mentoring practices and...
# This paper discusses the relationship between educational achievement and inclusion and considers what conceptual approaches might support an examination of this relationship.
# This 15 minute video showcases two grant- funded educational projects that were developed to encourage schools to become more inclusive environments for Traveller children.
# This video is part of the How am I different? series of Teachers TV programmes. It portrays the educational experiences of a ten year old Traveller girl of Irish heritage.
# The resource is a Teacher’s TV programme that gives a summary of three TDA research award projects that each aim to investigate the role of the wider school workforce, focusing on the contribution made by educational psychologists, teaching assistants and trainee teachers acting as teaching assistants. It will be of interest to researchers, teacher educators, trainee teachers, classroom teachers...
# This resource is a university based website which supports PGCE students undertaking the Special Educational Needs (SEN) Personalised Learning Task.
Ofsted logo This report summarises the evidence from inspectors of Ofsted’s subject survey programme during 2007/8 on the quality of teaching across the primary curriculum in all subjects. It excludes English and mathematics, but includes religious education, PSHE and citizenship. It focuses on aspects of good practice in teaching these non-core subjects and identifies good subject knowledge as a key factor...
# This paper describes a study carried out to examine the developing thinking and practice of a group of secondary Newly Qualified Teachers of mathematics and science during their first year in school, and the influence of their mentors upon them.
# This article, written in December 2007 by Provider Link Advisers (PLAs) for The Training and Development Agency (TDA), details a vision for future partnership work which meets the needs of schools and providers. The report evaluates the impact of TDA-funded work, including the National Partnership Project (NPP), Partnership Development Schools (PDS) programme and the Training Schools initiative....
# This resource is a video produced by Teachers TV which focuses on Teaching Independence in Special Schools. The video demonstrates this focus through a case study at Stephen Hawking School in London.
# The first TEAN Annual Conference (formerly ESCalate ITE) will be held on Friday, 21st May 2010 at Glasgow Caledonian University. The title of the Conference is "The Importance of Education". TEAN is the Teacher Education Advancement Network and its aims for Teacher Education are: to enhance practice, to support and promote innovation and development, to contribute to and help build research...
# This resource is a study undertaken by The University of Sussex and the University of Manchester on behalf of the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF). It focuses on a quantitative and qualitative research study to consider how low attaining groups are established and monitored within schools and identifies good practice guidelines in supporting these students through effective...
# The resource is a 45 minute video located on Teachers TV, made in August 2008. The video is of an uncut, unedited lesson on mini beasts with a mixed ability reception class. It is part of a series of uncut lessons which focuses on the pupil and teacher roles in teaching and learning.
# This paper, delivered at the Annual Conference of the Association of Teacher Education in Europe in August 2008, reports on research carried out by Sheffield Hallam University. It considers the weakness found by government inspectors in the subject knowledge of school based trainees in comparison with those taking the PGCE route. The paper brings together findings from data collected over a one...
Westhill Logo Religious Education and Pedagogy: A report on the recent seminar on RE and pedagogy held at york St. John's. Rosemary Walters provides a journalistc overview of the conference.
Medical Conditions at School Policy Pack Logo The resource is a website to provide information to School and healthcare professionals who are working with pupils with medical conditions. The website is visually well laid out and engaging. It is easily navigable, having four major sections, a menu down the left hand side and a statement of purpose all contained within the front page.
# Following the results of an initial study into the impact of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) on schools, this follow up study focuses in more detail on the contribution of mentoring to the professional learning of teachers and the reciprocal learning and development benefits of working with trainee teachers. Findings from a qualitative interview study with people involved with ITE in a range of...
# The resource is a four page research brief of an analysis developed by McKinsey and Company, who were commissioned by the DCSF to investigate the performance of England’s education system, along with that of high-performing systems overseas.
# The Prime Minister has announced changes to education as part of the Government’s reform of public services entitled 'Working Together'. The policy is underpinned by a model of public involvement in the evaluation of services that the report likens to the feedback on websites such as Amazon and eBay. Choice and Personalisation for users of services are also emphasised, whilst proposing greater...
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