Teaching School Hubs & Networks

The Three Rivers Teaching School Hub, based at The King Edward VI School in Morpeth, is the hub for Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland. They will deliver:

  • school-based initial teacher training
  • the early career framework
  • the new specialist national professional qualifications

DfE Hubs and Subject Associations:

English Hubs will promote a love of reading and help schools provide excellent teaching in phonics and early language. They will focus on supporting the slowest progress children in Reception and Year 1 and ensure every child is successful, regardless of background, needs or abilities.

The Great North Maths Hub is part of the Maths Hubs programme funded by the (DfE).

We support, fund and run professional development for mathematics teachers and teaching assistants across all phases, with a mission to provide sustainable and long-term improvements to mathematics education.

The Behaviour Hubs programme pairs lead schools with exemplary behaviour practices, with partner schools who want and need to improve pupil behaviour.

The programme is flexible with a tailored offer of support depending on partner schools’ circumstances

The North East and Northumberland hub will work with you to identify your computing needs and provide a targeted programme of support to help embed this key subject in your school. Support includes high-quality CPD with generous bursaries; teaching and learning resources; and school-to-school support.

Hubs will promote a love of reading and help schools Science Learning Partnerships (SLPs) combine local expertise in teaching and learning in science, facilitating CPD, and providing school-to-school support.

They are led by schools and colleges with cutting-edge expertise in science themselves who collaborate closely with local partners.

The National Centre for Excellence for Language Pedagogy (NCELP) was set up in December 2018. They work in partnership with university researchers, teacher educators and expert practitioners to improve language curriculum design and pedagogy.

They are funded by the Department for Education (DfE) and co-directed by The University of York and The Cam Academy Trust.

Subject Associations are membership organisations, whose members are subject experts. Subject associations are, independent of Government, often charities and their mission is to further teaching and learning in a specific subject in schools, colleges and ITE in universities.

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