Research and analysis

Improvement in secondary school-centred initial teacher training

Ofsted good practice example showing how Durham SCITT has made the journey to outstanding by promoting continuous improvement.



This good practice example shows how Durham SCITT has improved from satisfactory to outstanding, promoting continuous improvement through effective monitoring, incisive evaluation and very effective targeting of actions.

Durham SCITT is very responsive to needs – both the changing subject-specialist needs of schools and colleges in its region and to the needs of different learners that must be met. This has resulted in outstanding individualised training and support for trainees, who are snapped up by employing schools and colleges.