About Newly Qualified Teachers

Welcome to the NQT / Former Trainee Development and Enhancement Programme

Many teachers look back to their first year of teaching as the crucial foundation for a successful career in the profession.  Gaining the right support and following a programme of professional development which meets the needs of new entrants to teaching can make a real difference in sustaining and developing outstanding NQT / Former Trainees as they progress through this rewarding, yet challenging first year.

What are the benefits of the NQT / Former Trainee Development and Enhancement Programme?

  • NQT / Former Trainee workshops at Edge Hill University at significant points in the year with guest speakers and sessions led by experts in their field on relevant topics for early years, primary, secondary and further education newly qualified teachers.
  • Termly newsletters
  • Careers advice
  • Continued access to the university library and a range of journals free of charge
  • Support via dedicated age phase specific tutors, offering advice and assistance in your first years of teaching, see table below:
Early Years earlyyearsnqtsupport@edgehill.ac.uk
Primary primarynqtsupport@edgehill.ac.uk
Secondary smithju@edgehill.ac.uk
Further Education and Training FETsupportteam@edgehill.ac.uk

Destination Information

It is really important to us here at the Faculty that we keep in touch with all of our former trainees and support you where we can.  If you have changed roles or have new contact information please complete this short survey and help us keep in touch.

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