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Teacher Subject Specialism Training 2019

Designed for teachers who are currently teaching Mathematics, Physics, Core Maths or Modern Foreign Language outside of their specialism subject, or who wish to offer teaching in Mathematics, Physics, Core Maths or Modern Foreign Language. The programme is also suitable for those returning to teaching. The core 5 day programme alongside online modules will improve both subject knowledge and classroom practitioner skills.

Eligibility

To be eligible for a place on the programme, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must have QTS but do not have an initial teacher training specialism in the subject you are applying for.
  • You are currently teaching in a maintained secondary school, maintained or non-maintained special school or academy, or you are a qualified teacher, not currently teaching, who wishes to return to teaching.
  • Your school is willing to support your application and provide opportunities to attend all face to face taught sessions.

Format

All will run with a similar format:

  • Face-to-face days at the Rochester Grammar School (or partner schools as appropriate), plus an induction day.
  • Online modules to be completed between sessions addressing gaps in knowledge not addressed in the four face-to-face days.
  • Support and activities in schools. This will be bespoke for each participant but could include lesson observations, peer support, action research and joint planning.

All sessions will focus on subject knowledge, pedagogy and effective learning through practical work where appropriate. The training will focus on current initiatives, such as changes to the new GCSE curriculum and its assessment. There will be opportunities to practice techniques in the classroom and to network and learn from other practising teachers. The face-to-face sessions are delivered by Specialist Leaders in Education and other experienced practitioners, with significant experience in the classroom, in delivering professional development and with a range of programmes including the IoP Stimulating Physics Network, NCETM and Further Maths Support Programme. Masters level credits are available (delegate’s school to fund) for completion of this course.

Dates

TSST Core Maths

Induction day – Friday 1st March 2019 1pm-5pm

Friday 10th May 20190 1pm-5pm

Friday 14th June 2019 1pm-5pm

Friday 5th July 2019 1pm-5pm

Day 5 – TBA

Plus an immersion day (optional) working with other schools to observe Core Mathematics in action

 

TSST Secondary Mathematics

Induction day – Friday 1st March 2019 1pm-5pm

Friday 10th May 2019 1pm-5pm

Friday 14th June 2019 1pm-5pm

Friday 5th July 2019 1pm-5pm

Day 5 – TBA

Plus an immersion day (optional) working with other schools to observe Secondary Mathematics in action

 

TSST Modern Foreign Language

Induction day –  Monday 25th February 2019 9am-3pm

Tuesday 30th April 2019 9am-3pm

Monday 3rd June 2019 9am-3pm

Monday 1st July 2019 9am-3pm

Day 5 – TBA

Plus an immersion day (optional) working with other schools to observe MFL in action

 

 TSST Secondary Physics

Induction day – Friday 1st March 2019 1pm-5pm

Friday 10th May 20190 1pm-5pm

Friday 14th June 2019 1pm-5pm

Friday 5th July 2019 1pm-5pm

Day 5 – TBA

Plus an immersion day (optional) working with other schools to observe Secondary Physics in action

Application

Due to the demand of this free event, schools need to make a commitment to attending all sessions. Of course, if there are unavoidable circumstances for missing a session, e.g. a clash with an event at your school, please indicate this at the time of application.

TSST Modern Foreign Language Application and Flyer: MFL

TSST Core Maths Application and Flyer: Core Maths

TSST Maths Application Flyer: Mathematics

TSST Physics Application Flyer: Physics

Funding

This is funded by the National College for Teaching and Learning, NCTL, and so is free to all schools.

Expression of Interest

If you would like to express your interest, please email h.lambkin@tsatrust.org.uk. We will honour applications on a first come first served basis .

Venue & Session Times

All training sessions will be held at The Rochester Grammar School.

The school address is: The Rochester Grammar School, Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3BY. 01634 843049

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