Starline: a collaborative civic response to support parents

Written for Parents and Teachers for Excellence By Mufti Hamid Patel The unexpected opportunity to spend endless days in each other’s uninterrupted company has undoubtedly brought golden moments for some families. Parents are their children’s first educators and lockdown, for some, has brought a chance to pause, prioritise and learn together. However, as the weeks

May 14th, 2020|

COVID-19 update – a responsive programme model

We have been inspired by the enormous efforts of school staff and we want to make sure that we’re doing all we can to support you and your schools at this trying time. We know that school leadership is more important now than ever before. That’s why we’ve decided to go ahead with summer term

April 24th, 2020|

National helpline to support parents with home learning

A new national helpline for parents and carers will provide personalised support and advice on home learning to support pupils until schools re-open. StarLine is a free telephone helpline which offers parents and carers personalised advice and support from a team of qualified teachers, education and parenting experts. The essential closure of schools for the

April 24th, 2020|

NPQ scholarship funding announcement

The Department for Education (DfE) have confirmed that National Professional Qualification (NPQ) scholarship funding will be available from the 1st of April 2020 to 31st March 2021. Scholarship funding will be available for NPQ cohorts starting in the summer term under the same criteria as before. This means schools in Category 5/6 Areas and Opportunity

April 23rd, 2020|

Free Information session for Aspiring Teachers – 16th March

If you’ve been considering your future career options and think teaching could be the right profession for you, join us at our Initial Teacher Training Information event to find out how to take the first step into teaching. Star Teachers is an ‘Outstanding’ rated organisation that provides high quality graduate teacher training; Outstanding teaching delivers

March 6th, 2020|

Introducing our Star Teaching Apprentices

We’re committed to supporting the next generation of teachers through our Star Teachers programme, which offers 3 routes into teaching including our Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship. To mark National Apprenticeship Week, we are sharing some of our apprentices’ stories. Read more about them, the programme and how to apply here.

February 3rd, 2020|

Blackburn College Careers, Skills and Enterprise Fair; 28th April

The Blackburn College Careers, Skills and Enterprise Fair is a great way to speak with potential employers face-to-face. You can register with employers for jobs, collect info on employers, ask them questions, apply for jobs, or even have a mini interview on the day.  Star Teachers will be present to answer any questions you may

January 31st, 2020|

Birmingham Careers Fair; 15th April

The Birmingham Careers Fair is a great way to speak with potential employers face-to-face. You can register with employers for jobs, collect info on employers, ask them questions, apply for jobs, or even have a mini interview on the day.  Star Teachers will be present to answer any questions you may have in relation to

January 31st, 2020|

Free Information session for Aspiring Teachers: 10th and 12th February

If you’ve been considering your future career options and think teaching could be the right profession for you, join us at our Initial Teacher Training Information event to find out how to take the first step into teaching. Star Teachers is an ‘Outstanding’ rated organisation that provides high quality graduate teacher training; Outstanding teaching delivers

January 31st, 2020|

Free Information session for Aspiring Teachers

If you’ve been considering your future career options and think teaching could be the right profession for you, join us at our Get into Teaching Information event to find out how to take the first step into teaching. Star Teachers is an ‘Outstanding’ rated organisation that provides high quality graduate teacher training; Outstanding teaching delivers

January 14th, 2020|