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Trainee Case Studies from Independent Schools

What teachers say about training to teaching in an independent school:

"I have never learnt so much so quickly, and from such a range of experts. I have never learnt so much so quickly, and from such a range of experts. My own subject and pedagogical knowledge improved immensely as I leaned through teaching and with the guidance of my mentors." Teacher, King Edward VI High School for Girls, Birmingham.

"Very positive experience overall, I was able to take on more responsibility quickly." Form 1 tutor, Aysgarth School, North Yorkshire.

"I can clearly see how much the training process improved my teaching. I was provided with an excellent Lead Based Trainer and School Based Trainer." Teacher, Claires Court Schools, Berkshire

"I learnt very quickly and improved a lot over a short period of time. The respect gained from the pupils is vast once you show extra commitment to their education." Teacher, Durham School, Durham.

"I could implement the things I was learning immediately and see their effect. Training on the job was important to me as I wanted to get started straight away and you really do learn more when you need to." Teacher, Wisbech Grammar School, Cambridgeshire.

"Training with the Institute of Education was a model which really suited me" Teacher, Thames Christian College, London.