Assessment Only Route Assessment

Prior to your assessment period commencing, you will have an ‘Induction Meeting’ with a colleague from the YTCA SCITT team to ensure that you are as fully prepared as possible to demonstrate your evidence and excellence for the award of QTS. Assessment takes a maximum of 12 weeks to complete depending on your evidence base […]

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SCITT How To Apply

Applications for the SCITT Programme are open from October 2019. To apply you will need to visit Postgraduate Teacher Training and browse our courses. Search for "Three Counties Alliance SCITT" under the heading "Search for a training provider OR select a region" to bring up our courses. We have the following places available for the […]

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SCITT Assessment

To achieve QTS trainees must demonstrate that they meet the Teachers’ Standards. This is assessed throughout the year in various ways: Assessed school experience (placements) including lesson planning, informal and formal teaching observations, and mentor meetings; Evidence bundles in the Reflective Portfolio which show how students have made progress over time; A QA Link Tutor […]

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SCITT Programme

The SCITT Programme is a rigorous and practical route leading to the award of QTS. The mixture of experiential and academic learning are matched by excellent pastoral care and Masters’ level work delivered in tandem with our university partner, Sheffield Hallam University. The programme requires trainees to develop a wide range of teaching skills, to […]

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SCITT Selection Process

Our aim is to be able to identify the highest quality candidates that meet our success criteria; those best prepared to begin QTS assessment and most likely to be graded as "Exceeds Teachers’ standards" by the end of their training. Stage 1 – Application Initially, you need to apply to us through UCAS. Visit our […]

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SCITT Entry Requirements

You will need to be able to demonstrate that you meet all of entry requirements for Initial Teacher Training before commencing your teacher training with us. Entry Requirements Our entry requirements are: GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above (or Level 2 qualification equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics, plus Science if you are applying […]

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Governance

The YTCA SCITT understands that good governance is essential to hold leadership to account and monitor the quality of the training provision. The Partnership Governing Board is made up of individuals who bring their experience and judgement, and accept accountability, not for material benefit but for the greater public good. In particular to improve the […]

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Ofsted

The YTCA SCITT was inspected by Ofsted in June 2016 (Stage 1) and November 2016 (Stage 2) and was graded as Good. Overall effectivenessHow well does the partnership secure consistently high-quality outcomes for trainees? 2 The outcomes for trainees 2 The quality of training across the partnership 2 The quality of leadership and management across […]

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Policies And Support

The YTCA SCITT has a commitment to equality of opportunity for all, and welcomes candidates from diverse ethnic backgrounds regardless of age, gender, disability, religious or social contexts. We seek to challenge racism, sexism, ageism or homophobia and to remove obstacles facing people with disabilities or from particular socio-economic backgrounds. It is required of everyone […]

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