Professional learning for every stage of a teacher's careers

We run a wide range of courses, from subject specialism training to leadership development, plus a variety of individual topics.

Check out our current events to see those courses coming up in the near future. You can also find further details of our main programmes below.

20th May 2019 - 23rd Aug 2019
07.00pm - 10.00pm

Get into Teaching – primary and secondary

Physics Subject Specific Training

A free course! Are you:

  • A non-specialist teacher teaching Physics?
  • A non-specialist teacher who could potentially teach Physics, in addition to your main subjects (eg. Maths, Engineering, Science, etc)?
  • A teacher who wants to retrain as a Physics teacher?
  • A teacher wishing to return to the profession to teach Physics?

If so, you could get FREE training to specialise as a Physics teacher.

The Sheffield Teaching School Alliance is pleased to offer a program for non-specialist teachers who have the potential to teach Physics, want to retrain as a Physics teacher or wish to return to the profession and teach Physics. This high quality and high impact program is in its second year and will be delivered in partnership with the Science Learning Network at Sheffield Hallam University. There is an optional Master accreditation available.

Eight afternoon face-to-face workshops. Held at Silverdale School, Sheffield.

MFL Subject Specialism Training

A FREE course! Are you:

  • A non-specialist teacher who has the potential to teach either French or Spanish?
  • A teacher who wants to retrain as an MFL teacher?
  • A teacher wishing to return to the profession to teach French or Spanish?

If so, you could get FREE training to specialise as an MFL teacher.

The Sheffield Teaching School Alliance is pleased to offer a programme for non-specialist teachers who have the potential to teach either Spanish or French, want to retrain as a MFL teacher or wish to return to the profession and teach Spanish or French.  This high quality and high impact programme will be delivered by specialists. Nine morning face-to-face workshops, delivered at Silverdale School.

Securing Greater Depth Writing

The course would be of use for Year 5/6 primary school teachers and English leaders.

The course is being delivered by Stephen Nash (Deputy Headteacher at Stradbroke Primary) and Ben Dawson (English Lead at Malin Bridge Primary), both of whom are current Y6 teachers and former City-Wide Moderators for Sheffield. The session will focus on:

  • Developing an understanding of the Interim Assessment Framework.
  • Analysing examples of GDS writing.
  • Choosing an appropriate medium.
  • Planning for success: are you providing opportunities for children to be GDS writers?

PE and School Sport Leadership

A one-day course for primary school teachers.

Improve PE and school sport through impactful leadership. Delivered by Steve Green (PE Leader at Malin Bridge). In 2018 Malin Bridge were named Primary School of the Year at the Sheffield Get Active Awards & received the Contribution to Sport and Physical Activity in Education award at the Olympic Legacy Awards. They are also a Centre of Excellence for PE.

This course would be of use for PE leaders and aspiring PE leaders. The course covers:

  • Making PE and school sport an integral part of the whole school development plan.
  • Assessment of PE and school sport.
  • Establishing a culture of physical activity.
  • Using an environment that is not always suitable for physical activity.

The Outstanding Teacher Programme (OTP)

A national programme, delivered locally, giving good and outstanding teachers a set of high level skills and strategies to enable them to become consistently and sustainably outstanding.

It is suitable for those wishing to develop coaching skills.

The course provides teachers with:

  • the ability to demonstrate higher level understanding of teaching and improve learning for their pupils,
  • the ability to coach colleagues and pupils in their own school and in other schools to raise performance levels,
  • the ability to create a proactive school culture where the quality of teaching and learning is openly observed, discussed, challenged and enhanced,
  • increased professional satisfaction and create opportunities for further leadership and career progression.

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