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We have a leading role in recruiting and training new teachers.

We develop opportunities to provide school-led initial teacher training.


  • lead the development of school-led initial teacher training through School Direct or by accreditation as an initial teacher training provider
  • take an active role in the recruitment and selection of trainee teachers
  • have a clear plan for teacher training, including:
    • access to outstanding lessons and teachers for observation and planning
    • mentoring
    • quality assurance
    • co-ordination of initial teacher training with professional development opportunities