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Unity Research School: 'ECF3' - Unity Research School share research underpinning Unity Teaching School Hub's work as a delivery partner of the Ambition Institute Early Career Teacher programme.

'ECF3': 3 Education Endowment Foundation Guidance Reports

  1. Improving behaviour in schools: six recommendations for improving behaviour in schools
  2. Metacognition and Self-regulated Learning: seven recommendations for teaching self-regulated learning & metacognition
  3. Special Educational Needs in Mainstream Schools: five recommendations on special education needs in mainstream schools

'ECF3': 3 'key and free' resources

  1. The Science of Learning: Deans for Impact
  2. Understanding working memory – a classroom guide: Gathercole and Alloway
  3. Early career development: The Expert Edit, Peps McCrea, Ambition Institute

'ECF3': 3 great reads

  1. What every teacher needs to know about psychology by David Didau and Nick Rose
  2. Connect the dots: the collective power of relationships, memory and mindset in the classroom by Tricia Taylor
  3. Love to teach: Research and resources for every classroom by Kate Jones

Ambition Institute: Six things for NQTs and mentors to celebrate about the early career framework

Ambition Institute: Instructional Coaching is the New Mentoring' with the Early Career Framework

Ambition Institute: Ten Things We Learned from Early Career Teachers

National Professional Qualifications and leadership

Teacher Development Trust:  Staff in state-funded schools in England are now eligible for full scholarship funding (subject to certain conditions) for all of the fully reformed and updated National Professional Qualifications (NPQs).  NPQ courses are now fully government funded 

Click here to register for a fully-funded NPQ with TDT

Teacher Development Trust: CEO of Teacher Development Trust, David Weston, reflects on the Headteachers' Standards and the new suite of NPQs.  5 reasons to welcome the new Headteacher Standards and NPQ frameworks

Click here to register for a fully-funded NPQ with TDT
Mentoring and coaching

Ambition Institute: How Steplab creator, Josh Goodrich, used instructional coaching to build an army of expert teachers.

Wider professional learning

Unity Research School: Unity Schools Partnership's Pupil Premium Adviser, Marc Rowland writes about addressing educational disadvantage, Addressing Educational Disadvantage in Schools and Colleges: The Essex Way