Part 2: Does schools-based ITT work well becauseof being schools-based?
Disclaimer: The assertions and conclusions of this blogpost are based on personal opinion and experience, anecdote, and discussions with teachers. If you’re aware of concrete evidence and research on the efficacy of schools-based training, please get in touch!
The success of the education charity Teach First (which in 2011 gained an Outstanding measurement for all 44 categories in which it was assessed by Ofsted) seems to have informed much of the DfE’s desire to move towards schools-based ITT. The logic appears to be that Teach First is overwhelmingly schools based, and its teachers often do well, therefore if more ITT provision was overwhelmingly schools based, then more trainee…
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