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Our Partners

Early Career Teacher Full Induction Programme:

Ambition Institute

Ambition Institute has one purpose: to help educators serving children from disadvantaged backgrounds to keep getting better, using the best and latest evidence of what works.  Their Early Career Teacher programme is designed to bring lasting change in teacher’s understanding and practice.  

Apply for the Early Career Teacher programme here.

National Professional Qualifications:

National Institute of Teaching

Launched in 2022, UTSH are delighted to be working with The National Institute of Teaching (NIoT). The Institute will boost the quality of teacher and leader development nationally by generating and interpreting research, applying the insights to the design and delivery of high-quality teacher and school leader development programmes, and sharing it all with the sector.

NIoT are building a school-led movement, strengthening relationships and collaboration across the system.

The programmes are designed and delivered by people who work in schools and who understand the challenges and enablers of successful professional development. From Initial Teacher Training all the way through to National Leader of Education, NIoT will weave evidence, rigour and practicality throughout each and every programme.

We will be delivering the following programmes:

  • National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership (NPQEL) and National Leader of Education (NLE) from September 2022
  • The full suite of National Professional Qualifications from February 2023


Click here to register interest in NIoT NPQs.



School Centred Initial Teacher Training:

Suffolk and Norfolk SCITT

Suffolk and Norfolk SCITT, established over 20 years ago, is one of the largest SCITTs in the country, training well over 200 trainees each year across the primary and secondary age phases.

Colchester Teacher Training Consortium (CTTC) 

Colchester Teacher Training Consortium (CTTC) was established 16 years ago and includes over 60 schools and colleges, training around 100 primary and secondary teachers every year.  

Cambridge Training Schools Network (CTSN SCITT)

The Cambridge Training Schools Network (CTSN) is a collaborative network of Teaching School Alliances and Trusts. 


EAST SCITT has been formed and is run by a partnership of 3 schools in Suffolk (Farlingaye High School, Kesgrave High School and Bungay High School) committed to excellence in the classroom.  

Inspiration Teacher Training

Inspiration Teacher Training is a provider in the heart of Norwich with placement schools across Norfolk dedicated to transforming schools and improving the lives of local children.

Wider Professional Learning:

Chartered College of Teaching

The Chartered College of Teaching is the professional body for teachers, dedicated to bridging the gap between practice and research.  Membership provides teachers with access to a wealth of research, resources and insight to enable excellent teaching. By bringing the profession together and giving teachers a platform for their voices to be heard and their expertise to be respected,  we raise the status of teaching together.


The Whole School SEND Consortium, hosted by NASEN, is delivering the Department for Education SEND Schools’ Workforce Support Contract and a randomised control trial funded by the Education Endowment Fund. It brings together schools, organisations and individuals who are committed to ensuring that every child and young person with SEND can maximise their potential. 

Curriculum Hubs

Within the designated area of the Teaching School Hub there are a range of Department for Education Curriculum Hubs, who provide high quality training, advice and consultancy to schools.  

Research School Network

The Research Schools Network is a collaboration between the Education Endowment Foundation and Institute for Effective Education to create a network of schools that support the use of evidence to improve teaching practice.