Research and analysis

Improving teacher training through partnership working

Ofsted good practice example showing how the University of Durham uses partnerships to help schools take more responsibility in training new teachers.

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[Withdrawn] University of Durham - secondary - good practice example

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This is one of two examples from the University of Durham: this covers the secondary phase and the other covers primary. The examples identify how partnerships that encourage clusters of schools to take on greater responsibility in the training of new teachers can help all partners.

Trainees enjoy opportunities to engage with research in their subjects and develop excellent subject knowledge. The high involvement of partner schools promotes an outstanding contribution to staff development.

This is part of a set of examples showcasing good practice in initial teacher training.

Published 21 May 2014