Staff development

Combining the best in online and in-person learning, our teacher training and whole-school CPD programmes will help your school to upskill, develop and retain confident teachers at all levels of the profession.

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Whole-school online training

Provide all your staff with a single point of access to a wide range of UK and internationally relevant professional studies, subject knowledge, safeguarding and duty of care courses on our online training platform, Develop.

It allows you to manage CPD more strategically, raise the standard of teaching across your school, align with best practice and ensure your whole school is up-to-date and compliant with the latest safeguarding and duty of care training.

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Choose from three packages

Standalone CPD courses to upskill teachers and school staff

Support your teachers to discover innovative teaching techniques, practices and resources with our flexible, 100% online continuing professional development courses.

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Courses to support trainee and new teachers

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    ITT Induction

    Prepare your trainees for their teacher training

    Provide your trainees with the essential knowledge they need before beginning their teacher training with our 25-hour, 100% online ITT induction course.

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    SKE for trainees

    Build the subject confidence of your trainee teachers

    Boost your trainee's subject knowledge and teaching confidence before or alongside their teacher training with our 100% online, tutor supported Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) courses.

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    ECT Induction

    Help your early career teachers to succeed during their first two years  

    Guide your new teachers through the early career framework with our structured programme that includes support for school-based induction tutors and extra support for vulnerable ECTs.

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Teacher training programmes to qualify support staff

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    Straight to Teaching

    Grow your own qualified teachers

    Prepare your talented TAs and unqualified teachers for QTS assessment while they continue to work at your school with our online and in-school professional development programme.

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    Assessment Only route

    Qualify your experienced teachers in just 12 weeks

    Enable your experienced teaching staff to gain qualified teacher status (QTS) while they continue to work at your school.

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Schools recommend us

  • Straight to Teaching has had an outstanding impact on our school. We have the securest and strongest staffing structure that we have ever had.

    Alison Lawson, Headteacher
    Barnton Community Nursery & Primary, UK