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Welcome to Red Kite Teaching School Hub

Where the best educational talent in our region comes together to improve outcomes for every child, in every school

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A ‘one stop shop’ where every school can find the support it needs

Together, we’re building a network with the goal of improving education across the region

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National Professional Qualifications (NPQs)

Teachers and school leaders across the region can now access a comprehensive new suite of National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) FREE OF CHARGE

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Early Career Framework (ECF) and Appropriate Body (AB)

We are delivering the full induction programme to schools across North and West Yorkshire. We are also an Appropriate Body

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

One of our core purposes of Red Kite Teaching School Hub is to pool and share the very best professional development resources available to the Hub community

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Welcome to Red Kite Teaching School Hub

We are the focal point of an outstanding educational community based in Yorkshire. Together, we’re building a network with the goal of improving education across the region. Collectively we offer a ‘one stop shop’ where every school can find the support it needs.

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Early Career Framework (ECF)

Working Together to Develop New Teachers

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Appropriate Body (AB)

Independent quality assurance of an ECT’s statutory induction

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National Professional Qualifications (NPQs)

Supporting the professional development of teachers and school leaders

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We’re here to help each other pool and share our experience, skills and talents

Our vision is to train evidence-informed, professional and inclusive teachers who can meet the challenges of the future and lead learning in a diverse educational landscape.

Latest news from Red Kite Teaching School Hub

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12 February 2024

Red Kite Teacher Training Parkrun Takeover

On a crisp and misty Saturday morning, the tranquil Woodhouse Moor transformed into a bustling hub of energy, hosting a gathering of over 750 participants and volunteers for the Red Kite Teacher Training Parkrun Takeover.

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6 February 2024

Spotlight on embracing flexible working at secondary level

In the dynamic landscape of secondary education, the imperative shift towards flexible working practices has become unavoidable. With a surge in teacher exits, Neil Renton, Headteacher at Harrogate Grammar School, explores his changing mindset. Reflecting on cultural attitudes within education, Neil delves into the pressing issue of teacher retention, referencing some hard hitting statistics.

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9 January 2024

Spotlight on supporting small schools to access CPD

Small schools have unique contexts with headteachers, teachers and teaching assistants balancing multiple roles and teaching children in mixed age flexible settings. Working in a small school can be incredibly rewarding, building strong relationships with children, communities and families; yet it is also challenging as schools fulfil all the roles and functions of a larger school with much less resource and capacity.

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1 December 2023

Spotlight on Early Years

Early Years: together we can do better. How University of Leeds staff and students are making a difference to the lives of children through greater collaboration.

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6 November 2023

Spotlight on Red Kite Appropriate Body

Jen Berry, Appropriate Body Director at Red Kite Teaching School Hub, introduces the AB team, explains more about the role of the AB and highlights the benefits of working with Red Kite.  Jen provides some useful advice and guidance for schools employing Early Career Teachers.

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13 October 2023

The Bright Side of Primary Teaching: A Headteacher's Perspective

Hannah McNamara, Headteacher at Coppice Valley Primary School in Harrogate shares her latest blog shining a light on the many positive aspects of teaching.

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577 ECTs

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480 NPQ participants

National Professional Qualifications

233 Schools

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Highlights: Feature

Sixth Form Funding Spotlight

For Sixth Form Leads, Bursars and Finance Managers on Wednesday 13th March

HFL Education Sixth Form Spotlight sessions are designed to provide delegates with all the up-to-date information on key 16-19 issues that contribute to the delivery of high-quality post-16 provision. The events bring national and regional experts together with leaders so that they can plan for the future of their sixth form and to develop a successful culture of high expectations, high challenge, and high reward.

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