Training for School Based Leads and School Based Tutors

Newman University offer training that provides consistency, quality and coherence for School-Based Leads and Tutors (SBLs and SBTs) in mentoring and coaching within ITTE. The training will cover:

  • induction;
  • training on specific areas relating to assessment;
  • subject specific networking
  • coaching and mentoring;
  • moderation;
  • standardising quality processes; and
  • updating on developments in ITTE.

Training Dates

Mentor Training (general)

Wednesday 21st  September 2022: 16.00 – 17.30 (MS Teams)

Secondary Core and School Direct Introductory Mentor Briefing

Themed curriculum, monitoring progress and support for Lead and School Based (subject) Tutor:

Thursday 3rd November 2022: 16.00 – 17.30 (MS Teams)

Mentor Development Training with elective sessions on:

  • Being a new mentor
  • Enhancing mentor feedback
  • Supporting ‘struggling’ trainees

Wednesday 25th January 2023: 16.00 – 17.15 (MS Teams)

Embedding themed curriculum in SE2 and applying professional practice, monitoring progress and enhancing trainee practice in Stage 2 training

Thursday 4th May 2023: 16.00 – 17.15 (MS Teams)

Assessing trainees and preparing for ECT across PGCE Core and School Direct.  Moving the curriculum forward in 2023 and 2023 developments

Subject specific mentor development and networks:

Week beginning: Monday 14th November 2022: 16.00 – 17.15 (MS Teams)

Week beginning: Monday 6th March 2023: 16.00 – 17.15 (TBC: MS Teams or at Newman or School-based

Week beginning: Monday 12th June 2023: 16.00 – 17.15 (TBC: MS Teams or at Newman or School-based


Mentor Support Drop In Sessions

Core Drop in Q & A

Thursday 1st December 2022: 16.00 – 17.15 (MS Teams)

Thursday 16th February 2023: 16.00 – 17.15 (MS Teams)

Thursday 18th May 2023: 16.00 – 17.15 (MS Teams)

Mentoring Principles:


Placement Guides for Mentoring:

Secondary PGCE Placement Guide – Stage 1 2022

Secondary School Direct Placement Guide – 2022