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

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

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    “Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think” Albert Einstein

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    To see our current exciting CPD opportunities please visit our CPD page for our latest CPD courses.

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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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A free twilight course examining disparity in boys’ and girls’ attainment, looking at learning styles and ways to raise boys’ attainment in lessons.

BOYS ATTAINMENT AT PRIMARY SCHOOL

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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:

Building a reading School - Thursday 24th January 2019
Boys attainment at Primary School - Thursday 24th January 2019
Introduction to tapestry for Early Years - Wednesday 30th January 2019
Embedding Maths problem solving in the Primary curriculum - Thursday 7th February 2019
Through the eyes of a 5 year old - Everyday life in a Reception class - Thursday 7th February 2019
Induction for new Governors - Wednesday 13th February
Through the Eyes of 4 Year Olds - Preparation for School - Term 4
Through the Eyes of 4 Year Olds - Learning Through Play - Term 4
Developmental Movement in Early Years - Tuesday 7th March 2019
Letters & Sounds Phase 1 Phonics for Nursery Children - Tuesday 13th March 2019
Singing & Signing - Thursday 21st March 2018
KS2 Writing Moderation - Thursday 28th March 2019
Through the eyes of a 5 year old - Everyday life in a Reception class - Thursday 25th April 2019
Ensuring smooth transition - Nursery to Year R - Tuesday 7th May 2019
Ensuring smooth transition - Year 6 to Year 7 - Thursday 21st May 2019

https://www.ekla.org.uk/cpd/cpd-opportunities

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Teacher Training routes with School Direct in East Kent

Train to teach with the East Kent Learning Alliance with the School Direct teacher training route.

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Teacher Training with the East Kent Learning Alliance

Train to teach with the East Kent Learning Alliance with the School Direct teacher training route.

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To book your place on any of our information sessions please go to:  https://www.ekla.org.uk/itt/school-direct

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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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