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*** 8th Nov 2017 – ITT Application Information Event ***

We’re holding an Application  Information Event

On: Wednesday 8th November 2017

From: 4.30 – 6pm (please arrive for the start at 4.30pm)

At: The Mary Woollett Centre, Danum Road, Doncaster, DN4 5HF

Are you considering applying for teacher training to start in September 2018?

If so, you are invited to attend this event to find out more about:

  • the application and  selection process;
  • bursaries, grants and tuition-fees etc.;
  • the schools involved in Doncaster;
  • and whether schools-based training is right for you.

The UCAS system opens for 2018-19 applications on 26th October, so this event will help prepare you to submit your application.

We look forward to seeing you on the 8th November!

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*** Train to Teach Event – York (31st Oct 2017) ***

There’ll be no ‘Tricks’, but plenty of ‘Treats’ on

To find out more about schools-based teacher training and to discuss your application to the Doncaster ITT Partnership, visit us at the next Train to Teach Event in York, organised by the Department for Education (DfE)

We’ll be at:

  •  Park Inn by Radisson North Street, York, YO1 6JF
    from 4.30pm – 8pm on Tue 31st October 2017

Who is this event for?

This event is designed for anyone who has a degree and is interested in teaching – particularly those who are considering starting their teacher training in September 2018. 

 What to expect:

If you attend the event you’ll be able to:

  • discuss the different teacher training options available, to help you decide which would best suit you;
  • meet representatives from our own and other schools/universities that deliver teacher training in this area, and find out about their courses and entry requirements;
  • receive advice on submitting a successful UCAS application;
  • talk to practising teachers, including those who have changed career to teach, about what a career as a teacher is really like;
  • find out about bursaries, scholarships and funding available for teacher training.

Register for your free place today at: Train to Teach

 So ‘Save the Date’ and we’ll look forward to seeing you there!

And, if you can’t get to York, please see all of our school ‘Open Days‘ and come along to discuss your application for teacher training in Doncaster.

We look forward to meeting you at one of these events.

NB – we’ll also be in Sheffield on 25th Jan 2018 at the Mercure Sheffield St Paul’s Hotel, 119 Norfolk street, S1 2JE, from 4.30 – 8pm.

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*** ITT Open Days 2017-18 ***

It’s always great to meet with and talk to potential applicants wanting to apply to train to teach in Doncaster, so if you have queries about our training programme or if you want to discuss any aspect of your application, then please come along and see us at one of our school ‘Open Day’ drop-in sessions:

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2018:

Confirmation of dates/times and details of further Open Days will be posted here once finalised.

Although it does help us to know (by email) if you are coming, there’s no need to book a slot, so please just turn up at the school’s Reception and we’ll be on hand to help you with any queries you may have regarding schools-based teacher training or making an application etc.

We look forward to seeing you!

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Also look out for our post with details of the Department for Education’s Train to Teach Roadshows taking place in the Region over the coming months, which we will be attending  – York (31st Oct 2017) & Sheffield (25th Jan 2018).

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*** Online Events ***

Online Events

Would you like to ask a panel of specialists the questions that matter to you in one of the Department for Education (DfE) ‘real-time’ Online Events ? Whether you want general guidance or advice tailored to your circumstances, these online teaching events offer a convenient way to discuss a range of topics related to teacher training.

Recently held events included a series focused on getting into teaching which are still available on the DfE archive, inc. events on:

 

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These archived events were interactive sessions that offered a convenient way to engage directly with a panel of specialist advisers across a range of topics, but you can see the questions which were asked and answered about what mattered to other potential trainee teachers.

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Skills Tests – Practice, Practice, Practice

Worried about taking the Skills Tests?

Do you feel that you need extra help and advice before taking the Numeracy or Literacy Skills Tests?

Remember whilst you can do the on-line practice tests as many times as you like, you only have three attempts at passing each of the actual tests and will have to wait for 2-years before you can retake them, if you fail on the third attempt!

Several of our current and former trainees have used on-line help/practice websites and the one most recommend for helping them pass their Numeracy test is: Numeracy Ready although there are other websites, publications and on-line resources which may help if you feel that you need additional support.

We’re planning to deliver some training sessions early in the Spring Term and will let applicants who have been offered places know the dates of these. We also get a 20% discount for ‘Numeracy Ready’ so can pass that on to applicants who have accepted a place with us.

So make sure you’re ready to take the test BEFORE you book in at a test centre.

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