Accelerate the development of NQTs and early career teachers

The Accelerate programme provides professional development and expert support to help newly qualified and early career teachers become better classroom teachers.

What you can get

Accelerate is a 4 term structured and evidence based programme that includes:

  • a launch event
  • 4 mandatory modules and 1 optional online module that includes designing effective learning and supporting pupil progress
  • 2 face-to-face learning sessions
  • expert guidance to improve teaching quality through specialist coaching from subject or phase experts, video coaching, workshops and school visits
  • a diagnostic assessment at the beginning of each module, resulting in tailored content, tasks and extension activities
  • peer-to-peer support through communities of practice and local networks
  • tailored in-school support and training for mentors, leaders and participants

Who can apply

Maintained primary and secondary schools can apply if they:

When it’s available

The programme commences in February 2019 with recruitment ending 31 March 2019.

What it costs

The programme is free.

How to apply

Register your interest for Accelerate.

Find out more

Visit Accelerate or contact for more information.

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Published 21 September 2018
Last updated 14 February 2019 + show all updates
  1. 'When it’s available' information updated.
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