From September 2021 NQT mentors will have the recognition and support that the role merits. Up until now mentors have had little guidance on what the role should involve and have often found themselves serving their peers in an informal way.
Heads of department, curriculum leaders, SENCOs and NQT mentors flourish in their roles when they are provided with adequate time, development opportunities and collaborative support.
Schools and colleges need to be effectively led by leaders and managers who are well supported and developed to meet and succeed in an immensely challenging education environment.
Advice, tips and publications for newly qualified and trainee teachers on starting your teaching placement, lesson planning and behaviour management as well as frequently asked questions.
The current National Professional Qualification for Middle Leaders (NPQML) has been developed and will look significantly different from September 2021 onwards.