ECT Training


11 sessions spread evenly across the academic year, aimed at first-year and second-year ECTs wishing to build upon their knowledge gained in Year 1.

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Courses and programmes are now available to book for 2022/2023. Our 20% discount remains for every extra place booked on the same course or programme.
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Our complementary ECT training programme sits alongside the ECF and provides high quality practical expertise for new teachers, aimed at helping them to secure strong teaching skills. Delivered by experts and exceptional practitioners, this mainly remote offer will also provide some face to face sessions so that teachers can meet one another, share experiences and learn together.

We appreciate just how much time it has taken for ECTs in their first year, and have amended our offer to focus on supporting attendees in their second year. Schools can continue to sign up for ECTs in their first year, either by booking the entire programme, or by opting for individual sessions.

To book the entire programme, please click on ‘Add to basket’ above. To book an individual session, please click on the course details below.

Covering a wide selection of topics including Strategic Improvement, Curriculum, SEND, Safeguarding & Mental Health, CE Schools & SIAMsHR and Data Protection, our professional development provision offers high quality training coupled with exceptional value for money. As with our Leadership, ECT Training, InspiREd RE and Race, Identity & School Leadership programmes, all are specialist led and incorporate current recommendations and accepted good practice to ensure stimulating and inspiring sessions for all participants.

202317may4:00 pm5:30 pmLive online courseECT 10: Promoting poetry in the classroom4:00 pm - 5:30 pm GMT

202314jun1:30 pm3:30 pmECT 11: Developing solid subject knowledge in Christianity1:30 pm - 3:30 pm GMT

  • Our courses and programmes are delivered at our Central London location in Causton Street, SW1. Click here for directions ›
  • As we learn to live with Covid-19, we have taken several precautions so as to ensure everyone’s safety when you visit us. Please click here for further details on the steps we are taking ›
  • Conducted in modern, bright open-spaced rooms, there is access to AV equipment & wifi, if needed.
  • Kindly note that we can typically accommodate between 25-35 attendees for each course or programme.
  • We are located in the London Congestion and ULEZ zone and parking in the surrounding area is limited and strictly controlled.
  • As we are unable to offer private parking at our premises, we would recommend travelling by public transport, or on foot.
  • Some of our courses will be delivered via an online platform. Log-in details will be emailed once your course place has been confirmed.

Key areas covered:

Developed to reinforce key subject knowledge and professional skills and behaviour, our complementary ECT training programme is delivered by highly regarded specialist consultants, education lecturers from London universities and current outstanding school practitioners.

Participants will have the opportunity to engage with peers from a wide range of schools and local authorities, while developing their skills and approaches to teaching.

They will be able to draw on the benefit of informal links and support from our trainers while reflecting and improving on their practice.

We also ensure that a member of the advisory team is on hand at each session to support ECTs with individual concerns or queries.


incorporating reading, poetry, punctuation & grammar


how to promote positive behaviour and build a presence in the classroom


looking at number sense and measuring through problem-solving


how to identify, support and teach pupils with SEN and complex needs

Personal resilience

how to maintain your own well-being

Identifying groups

including DA, LAC, More Able, EAL

Driving learning

through effective assessment and feedback

Teaching foundation subjects

including a practical approach to Science and RE
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