Bluecoat SCITT Alliance Nottingham is working in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University to provide high quality initial teacher training. All trainees who successfully complete the School Direct programme with us will be recommended for Qualified Teacher Status and gain a PGCE with 60 credits at Masters Level. The University has a long history of Initial Teacher Education and we have worked together closely to develop a programme based on experience, excellent Quality Assurance and a commitment to a high level of support for trainees.
Ofsted 2017 reported;
- Leadership of the provision is a strength; Leaders have a clear moral purpose and ambition to ensure that the provision meets the needs of trainees.
- Very strong and effective engagement of the partnership. Employment rates are good, meeting local needs well.
- Trainees have high standards of professionalism, receive high-quality and tailored support in response to their emerging needs.
- High-quality well planned subject training takes place weekly, carefully focused so that trainees are quickly able to apply their learning in classroom.
Preparation for lifelong learning and skills, lie at the heart of our educational vision.