Welcome to our Initial Teacher Education (ITE) Birmingham Newman Partnership.


The information provided below has been written to assist our School Partners understand our Birmingham Newman Partnership and assist you in your role as part of the ITE programme. We are fully committed to preparing trainee teachers to become highly skilled and reflective practitioner teachers through inspiring professional development in creative school partnerships, focussing on understanding and promoting effective learning and pupil progress and developing professional expertise.

PGCE Stage 1 Mentor Training

PGCE Stage 2 Mentor Training

PGCE Stage 3 Mentor Training

Undergraduate Year 1 Mentor Training

Undergraduate Year 2 Mentor Training

Undergraduate Year 3 Mentor Training

Additional Mentor Training 

The mentor support videos provide you with further guidance as to key aspects of the role of a mentor when supporting a Birmingham Newman University ITE trainee. There are four videos to access:

  1. A Team Teaching session with mentor and trainee.
  2. The corresponding lesson feedback to the team teaching session, and subsequent discussion between mentor and trainee.
  3. How to complete a weekly review meeting.
  4. How to approach a meeting with a trainee who requires additional support via Birmingham Newman University’s Support Plan procedures


PGCE School Direct Stage 1 Mentor Training

PGCE School Direct Stage 2 Mentor Training