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Schools wishing to sign up with us can REGISTER HERE You will be taken to the Education Development Trust website where you can select Forest Learning Alliance as your Delivery Partner.
Appropriate Body registration remains with the Bracknell Forest Local Authority.
Forest Learning Alliance are delighted to announce that we are partnering with Education Development Trust to deliver the Early Career Professional Development Programme in the Berkshire area as part of the national roll-out of the Early Career Framework, with the continued support of Bracknell Forest Local Authority as the Appropriate Body.
This two-year programme provides teachers with the essential specialist support they need to improve their practice and build confidence following their Initial Teacher Training. It will arm early career teachers with skills they can use in the classroom straight away and offer the structured support needed to help them be the best teachers they can be.
Early career teachers will be provided with opportunities to learn the theory, put theory into practice, and reflect on personal and professional development with the support of their mentor. Activities include:
The programme includes fully funded professional development, including a focussed learning pathway, for mentors. Specialist training and support will ensure each mentor is confident in their knowledge of the Early Career Framework and develops their mentoring skills so that the early career teachers they work with get the best from the programme.
For an overview of the Early Career Framework, see: Early career framework reforms: overview – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).
Please click here for the full programme the FLA will deliver.
From September 2021, it will become a statutory requirement for all schools to offer – and all early career teachers to undertake – a 2-year induction based on the ECF. The ECF sets out what all early career teachers should learn about and learn how to do during the first 2 years of their careers:
|What’s Included:||ECF Programme Training Sections:|
|· 2 years of new, funded, high-quality training
· Freely available high-quality development materials based on the ECF
· Funding for 5% time away from the classroom for teachers in their second year
· A dedicated mentor and support for these mentors including access to funded high-quality training
· Funding to cover mentors’ time with the mentee in the second year of teaching.
|· Behaviour management
· Professional behaviours
Forest Learning Alliance are a Delivery Partner for the Education Development Trust – DfE Accredited Lead Provider of the Early Career Framework.
Bracknell Forest Authority is the awarding body for Early Career Teacher certification.