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  • Thinking about a career in teaching?

    Thinking about a career in teaching?

    Postgraduate Primary and Secondary Teacher Training routes into teaching with School Direct

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  • Book Your Place at a CPD Event

    Book Your Place at a CPD Event

    Training and professional development opportunities for all staff, teaching and non-teaching

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  • School Direct Teacher Training

    School Direct Teacher Training

    "I believe strongly in the school-led system - taking what happens in the very best classrooms and schools in this country and spreading it, driving improvement through collaboration and school-to-school support" Justin Greening

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  • Professional Development Opportunities

    Professional Development Opportunities

    To see our current exciting CPD opportunities please visit our CPD page.

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Welcome to EKLA

We provide highly effective, relevant, affordable and accessible training and professional development opportunities for all staff (teaching and non-teaching) within schools across the area. Read More

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letters & sounds - phase 1 phonics for nursery children - 13th march

Focusing on 7 aspects and 3 strands of phase 1 phonics. Ideas for planning/delivering practical lessons for EYS & Foundation Stage.LETTERS & SOUNDS

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Teacher Training routes with School Direct

School led teacher training routes with School Direct. You will be based in one school, learning on the job alongside and with outstanding practitioners. Successful completion of a School Direct teacher training programme with the East Kent Learning Alliance (EKLA ), will lead to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

EKLA are looking for high quality graduates with:

  • a commitment to working with young people
  • good communication skills
  • a fascination with the learning process
  • a love of their subject
  • the ability to motivate and enthuse young people
  • experience of working with young people, particularly in a school environment, strengthens an application
  • a desire to make a difference

For further information:

http://www.ekla.org.uk/itt/school-direct

https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/

Applications for September 2018 start are managed by UCAS through a single admissions system.

For more detailed information:   http://www.ucas.com/how-it-all-works/teacher-training

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Don't be soft - Getting Ofsted Inspection Right - As a Governor

Places available on our School Governor's twlight course 7th March.

Getting Ofsted Right Governors

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EKLA,
King Ethelbert School, Canterbury Road, Birchington,
Kent, CT7 9BL

01843 830 215

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Welcome to EKLA

The East Kent Learning Alliance is a partnership of local secondary and primary schools.

Our vision is to achieve school improvement through working collaboratively and to provide highly effective, relevant, affordable and accessible training and professional development opportunities for all staff (teaching and non-teaching) within schools across the area.

Our aims are:

  • To attract, recruit and train high calibre new entrants to the profession
  • To provide targeted and bespoke training and professional development
  • To further develop leadership within and across schools
  • To provide school to school support to help raise outcomes of young people

The type of training and support we can provide includes:

  • NPQML and NPQSL
  • Governor Training
  • Handwriting Success
  • School Reviews
  • Internships for aspiring Middle and Senior Leaders
  • Bespoke CPD

We are always keen to develop our network of schools and colleagues that we work collaboratively with, so please contact us if you would like further information.

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