Network for NQT/ITT mentors RA298 / A274

Start date
23 Feb 21
6 Hours
Virtual, Adobe Connect, Remote delivered CPD View on Google Map



  • Session 1 - Mentoring skills - what makes a good mentor and how to develop mentoring skills; developing & extending support networks.
  • Gap task
  • Session 2 -  Supporting your mentee - from lesson planning to safe practical work: difficult conversations and sharing of good practice

The joining instructions for participants for session 1 will be sent on 22nd February.



  • Consider the qualities of a good mentor including your own strengths and areas for development
  • Suggest ways to support your mentee to develop their own style
  • Reflect on the importance of research informed practice.
  • Consider the importance of networks and how to develop them
Session 2
  • Consider the areas of the teaching standards that need specific attention in science
  • Identify the standards associated with delivering practical science lessons
  • Consider how to support your mentee with delivering practical science lessons
  • Reflect on how to manage difficult conversations
  • Share challenges and successes of the mentoring role




Network for NQT/ITT mentors - session 124 February 202115:00-17:00Virtual
Network for NQT/ITT mentors - session 218 March 202115:00-17:00Virtual

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£100.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£150.00 +VAT

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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