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Secondary NQT/RQT Enhancement Programme

Welcome to the Secondary NQT/RQT website. We really enjoyed working with you throughout your PGCE year and we hope you are enjoying the challenge of your first year in school as ‘Hope’ teachers.

It is a demanding year and we want to maintain our relationship with you and support you in your Continuous Professional Development as much as possible. You can always access advice and guidance from the NQT/RQT Enhancement Programme here at LHU and we hope that we can continue to work together throughout your NQT year and beyond!

There is subject specific advice available to you on the NQT/RQT subject Moodle, and you will find a range of more generic resources on the above tabs which will help you develop your knowledge of key areas within the secondary education arena. There is also a link to NQT/RQT events/conferences at Hope that are available to you on a termly basis.

Please feel free to get in touch to make any suggestions for developing our NQT/RQT support; we are always happy to hear from you. Meanwhile, we wish you all the very best in your future teaching career.

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Programme aims

The programme aims to provide you with:

  • The support to successfully engage with, and complete, your NQT induction year
  • The knowledge, skills and understanding essential to become an effective and competent teaching practitioner
  • The skills to critically reflect so that you can improve on your own practice and make a significant contribution to improving your classroom practice and raising achievement
  • The opportunity, and context, to engage critically with your own professional experiences.

What will the programme include?

  • Three NQT/RQT Conferences that will take place at significant points throughout 2018-2019 (one per term) free of charge. Workshops and lectures will be led by guest speakers and experts in the field of education
  • Free/subsidised CPD opportunities throughout the year.
  • Access to teaching resources online (via Moodle and the website).
  • Student email account, library access (borrowing rights for up to 3 books) and NQT/RQT Moodle account.

*please note, there are both accredited and non-accredited routes are available for NQTs and RQTs to enrol onto. For those following the accredited route, you will be required to attend stipulated dates, including tutorials and complete any assessments. Please see Developing Practice for Early Career Teachers for further information.

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Contact us

The NQT Team
Liverpool Hope University
Hope Park
L16 9JD

T: 0151 291 3460