In July last year, the principals of Paradigm Trust gave me a task: redesign Initial Teacher Training from the ground up.
The brief was to develop skillful, knowledgeable, thoughtful teachers for our pupils. I could use the knowledge and skills within the Trust and bring in expertise where we have gaps.
We are lucky to have a partnership with the University of East London, who support us by evaluating our programme and moderating our judgements so that we know we are fulfilling our legal obligations and not, in our enthusiasm, missing anything important.
So what does the programme look like?