Why partner with UWE Bristol?
The Department of Education and Childhood has an excellent track record of Secondary and Primary Initial Teacher Education (ITE). Some of our recent achievements include:
Praise from Ofsted (March 2011 inspection)
- Management and Quality Assurance for Secondary ITE programmes/partnership judged as 'outstanding' (Grade 1).
- Primary provision achieved Good with Outstanding features and Outstanding capacity to improve.
- Partnership provides very effective support for both initial teacher education and for the professional development of staff in schools.
- Effective and efficient use of resources to achieve good and improving outcomes for trainees.
- High level of support from school-based trainers and their commitment to working in close partnership with the University.
- High-quality recruitment and selection procedures that attract trainees with personal characteristics and prior experiences that enable them to develop quickly into good and often outstanding teachers.
National Student Survey results
- Our trainees are highly sought after in the workplace: 87 per cent of our undergraduate teacher trainees gained employment in the teaching profession (National Student Survey 2011).
Just a few of the benefits to you…
- Involvement of schools in development of Partnership’s CPD and development of expertise in literacy and mathematics.
- Opportunities for your year 10 students to be involved with Career Guidance activities at UWE Bristol.
- Opportunities for teachers to further develop skills such as lesson observation, feedback and target setting as part of mentoring trainees.
- A contribution towards supply cover and travel expenses for initial training and subsequent development for key staff.
- ITE activity that contributes to evidence of effective good practice for Ofsted or for individual threshold submissions.
- Additional support for your pupils and enhanced education opportunities for pupils and teachers.
*Schools included are those that are part of ‘Trust in Learning’: the Cabot Learning Federation, City Academy Bristol and Worle-Westhaven Trust.