Community Engagement


It’s been a busy two days at the London Summer Institute. So far we have had sessions on:

Professional Identity

Classroom Culture and Ethos

Creating a Positive Classroom Culture

Child Protection: Teachers and the Law

Observing Teaching and Learning

While the days have definitely been fast paced each session is carefully structured to allow for learning, discussion and self-reflection. We are also asked to complete our reflection journals each evening, allowing us to evaluate our learning and build next steps for development.

It is also reassuring to see such a strong support system in action. Classes are divided into Home Groups, each of which has two academic tutors from our university provider and one Learning Development Officer from Teach First. If you also include our placement school mentors, this means that each participant has the experience of four mentors to draw upon. Consequently, I feel really well supported in my…

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