Teacher training alliance in east London gets 100pc success rate finding jobs in schools for its graduates

Teacher training alliance achieves100pc success getting graduates jobs. Picture source: ELTTA

Teacher training alliance achieves100pc success getting graduates jobs. Picture source: ELTTA - Credit: ELTTA

A remarkable record of 100 per cent success has been achieved on the fifth anniversary of a teacher-training alliance that provides classroom staff for 25 east London schools.

Teacher training alliance achieves100pc success getting graduates jobs. Picture source: ELTTA

Teacher training alliance achieves100pc success getting graduates jobs. Picture source: ELTTA - Credit: ELTTA

All students have secured posts after graduating at the London East Teacher Training Alliance, which was set up in 2013 to fill a gap in recruiting and retaining to maintain classroom standards.

Nine-out-of-10 have found jobs in Tower Hamlets or Newham schools, the rest elsewhere.

They held a reunion at the Poplar Union which coincided with an Ofsted inspection that has judged the alliance ‘outstanding’ for its training and success rate.

Classroom teacher-training with children at Weliington Primary. Picture source: ELTTA

Classroom teacher-training with children at Weliington Primary. Picture source: ELTTA - Credit: ELTTA

The Alliance trains up to 40 teachers a year at its centre in Poplar’s Stebon Primary school, “making a significant contribution” to supplying and retaining classroom staff in east London, according to Ofsted.


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It has trained “outstanding teachers” for schools on a solid community foundation, inspectors noted.

Half the students came from east London, with a higher than average male and minority-ethnic intake.

Exitement in the teacher-training sesion at Wellingtoin Primary. Picture source: ELTTA

Exitement in the teacher-training sesion at Wellingtoin Primary. Picture source: ELTTA - Credit: ELTTA

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The Teachers’ Alliance, with its universities links, is a partnership of 25 Tower Hamlets and Newham schools which are currently graded ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

It runs training programmes for first-year and second-year teachers, as well as courses and support for more experienced practitioners and schools.

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