A refresher course to mentoring 2018-19

Starting: July 4, 2019 | 9:00am - 12:00pm

A training course for teachers returning to mentoring trainees or Newly Qualified teachers.

This will consist of one session hosted at Sandringham School in St Albans on the following dates:

  • Thursday, 4th July 2019 from 9am to 12 noon.

Who is this course for?

Teachers who have some experience of mentoring but wish to refresh their skills and be updated on the new expectations for mentors.

What are the objectives or outcomes?

On this programme participants will:

  • Become familiar with the standards for  Initial Teacher Training and NQT mentors.
  • Work with experienced mentors in effective strategies for supporting and developing trainee teachers and NQTs.
  • Reflect on the responsibilities in meeting both teacher standards for trainees and NQTs as well as those for mentors.

Areas of focus

  • Training for effective mentoring to support colleagues to meet the teaching standards and be reflective on their practice.
  • Ways to successfully deliver the national standards for Initial Teacher training.
  • Delivery from experienced mentors in expanding your mentoring skills to support colleagues in their career development.

Meet the facilitator

Tessa Miles 

During her career, Tessa has held a number of roles: Head of History, Head of House, Head of Faculty and Professional Learning Mentor. She was awarded AST status in 2008 and has since used her skills and knowledge to support NQTs in Hertfordshire as well as colleagues in her own school to develop their teaching and learning strategies.