Secondary Education

Welcome and thank you for being part of the Secondary collaborative training partnership working with Edge Hill University. Your expertise and knowledge makes an enormous difference to the development of Edge Hill University’s trainee teachers. We know that it is this collaborative training partnership between school/college and university which results in great teachers who are subject experts and who go on to make such a positive difference in children’s lives.

The following pages will provide a wealth of information to develop you as a teacher trainer and to support you in your own continuing professional development. There are links to online training, Professional Practice Handbooks and exemplar documentation.

Please note that paperwork may be subject to change. Contact if you have any queries.

Programme Handbooks

Professional Practice Paperwork

Information for Mentors

Mentor development event:

  • Wednesday 4th March 2020 12.30-5pm to book, click here

Accreditation for Mentors: PGCert Mentoring & Coaching

The Postgraduate Certificate in Mentoring and Coaching has been developed to address the needs of teachers and other professionals working in a range of educational contexts. It provides a professional route in mentoring and coaching for those who hold, or are seeking to hold, specialist roles in schools and colleges and other educational settings.

As well as enhancing your mentoring and coaching practice, the programme will also support you in developing skills in critical reflection in relation to established and contemporary theories and models of mentoring and coaching. You will explore and experience mutual ways of working through investigating and critiquing contemporary policy, developing a strong academic underpinning to your work. This will enable you to adapt your studies to focus on areas of professional and/or personal interest.

The programme is delivered as blended learning with Saturday conference sessions held at Edge Hill University, Ormskirk campus. Conference days can also be held in central Manchester at St James’ campus, or by arrangement with partner institutions.

For further information please contact the Professional Learning Administration Team on 01695 657 207 or email

Or you can attend an online open evening, see for upcoming dates.

Alternatively you may be ready to apply online at

Additional Information

For any queries relating to placement information, contact the Partnership Development team on and they will direct your query to the relevant colleague.

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