East Kent CPD Courses with EKLA

'Effective teaching requires considerable knowledge and skill, which should be developed as teachers’ careers progress.  High-quality professional development requires workplaces to be steeped in rigorous scholarship, with professionals continually developing and supporting each other so that pupils benefit from the best possible teaching' - DfE: Standard for teachers’ professional development

Our current CPD courses on offer.  All of our courses take place in East Kent Schools:

Getting Ofsted Right "Supporting Inspection as a Governor" - Thursday 26th April 2018 - Course Full
Getting Ofsted Right - Headteachers and SLT - Thursday 26th April 2018 - Course Full

Letters & Sounds Phase 1 Phonics for Nursery Children - Tuesday 13th March 2018
Pre-school and Nursery Network Meetings - Thursday 22nd March, 10th May, 24th May & 21st June 2018
Singing & Signing - T
hursday 22nd March 2018

Through the Eyes of 4 Year Olds - Preparation for School - 5th, 6th & 7th March - Course Full
Through the Eyes of 4 Year Olds - Learning Through Play - 23rd April, 24th April - Courses Full & 25th April
Thinking Hard - Implementing a pedagogy for the more able students - Wednesday 2nd May
How to stop bad things happening to you and your school - and dealing with them when they do - Monday 11th June 2018
HLTA Training Day - Friday 22nd June 2018 


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:

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

For more detailed information:

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W​e are delighted to be offering ​you an opportunity to join a local network where you can share ideas and good practice and receive quality professional development.
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