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Case Study: COBIS Programme for Middle Leaders training delivered bilingually for the first time
  • CPD
  • Leadership
  • Professional Development

We spoke to Jeremy Newton, Senior Principal at Misk International School for Boys and Girls, a COBIS Applicant School, about their recent undertaking of the COBIS Programme for Middle Leaders (CPML), which was delivered to their staff in both Arabic and English for the first time.  

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Tackling Public Perceptions About Teaching – Leveraging International Opportunities
  • Recruitment

Earlier this month, on the day of the UK general election, NASBTT (The National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers) published a manifesto: The Future of Initial Teacher Training: How can we attract more people to the teaching profession and support school-based ITT providers to deliver high-quality training?NASBTT make a series of recommendations, around making teacher training affordable, tackling public perceptions about teaching, incentivising schools to engage with Initial Teacher Training, building mentoring capacity with a funded Teacher Professional Development Lead for all schools, and finding ways to implement flexible working.

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