Department of Initial Teacher Education

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The department offers programmes in primary and secondary education at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.  It has developed partnerships for the delivery of School Direct training, which operates a range of models with our teaching alliance partners.

Our lifelong learning programme is one of the largest for teacher education in the sector and is one of only nine designated Centres of Excellence for Teacher Training in the lifelong learning sector in the UK.    It runs a full-time pre-service and a part-time in-service CertEd/PGCE/PgDipE in Lifelong Learning through the Education and Training Consortium, which was established in 2001.  The Consortium has over 20 regional partners and provides Initial Teacher Training and continuing professional development.

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  • 'I urge you to hear me': Changing prison education for the better

    Butterby, V., Collins, C. & Powell, D., 8 Sep 2020, Caliban's Dance: FE after The Tempest. Daley, M., Orr, K. & Petrie, J. (eds.). London: Trentham Books, p. 140-146 7 p.

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  • Activities

    Diverse and distinctive? Policy, pedagogy and practice in English Further Education

    Kate Lavender (Invited speaker) & Lisa Russell (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)

    7 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Understanding student withdrawal and retention

    Lisa Russell (Speaker) & Kathryn Lavender (Speaker)

    6 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Understanding student withdrawal and retention

    Lisa Russell (Speaker) & Kathryn Lavender (Speaker)

    4 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Press / Media

    Social justice in education – new book explores the inequalities

    Ronald Thompson

    17/05/19

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Children with Special Needs in Kirklees are far more Likely to be Expelled from School

    Martyn Walker

    1/08/18

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Volunteer teaching - crucial work experience or exploitation?

    Ronald Thompson & Lisa Russell

    4/08/17

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research