Get into Teaching Webinar

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Are you interested in a career in teaching? Are you struggling to find answers to questions about the best route into teaching for you? We are hosting a ‘Get into Teaching’ webinar on the 7th of November in order to answer those questions. We will be discussing the variety of different training routes, what each of them entails and any other queries that you may have. 

Please register for our ‘Get into Teaching’ webinar on Nov 7, 2017 5:30pm at:


The Red Kite Teaching Alliance - School experience days

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The Red Kite Teaching Alliance is a group or schools and institutions that have come together to offer an excellent teacher training provision. The schools cover all aspects of teaching including primary, secondary and special educational needs. With budding teacher trainees in mind, The Red Kite Alliance are hosting a number of school experience days to allow those interested in teaching to get a real insight into everyday school life. If you would like to find out more information about these experience days please follow this link: 


Winner of the 2017 Global Teacher Award


The Global Teacher Prize is an award that was set up in order to recognise the excellent achievements of teachers and the huge impact they have in society. The most recent winner of the award, Maggie MacDonnell, has not only demonstrated an ability to teach, but also an extraordinary ability to change a damaged community that so many people were too afraid to confront. Her courage, determination and general compassion for others has guided the Inuit village of Salluit out of an extremely dark place. Through multiple community projects and continuous educational and emotional support, Maggie has truly expanded the role of a teacher, and she herself has become a pillar of a very thankful community.

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To read more about Maggie’s achievements, please follow the link below:


North Yorkshire Teaching Awards- A Huge Success!


The first ever North Yorkshire Secondary School Teaching Awards were held on Thursday 29th June at the beautiful Rudding Park in Harrogate.

The event was a huge success. Teachers joined us in abundance to enjoy the drinks reception and subsequent award ceremony.

 The Awards were initially established by the NY Secondary Improvement Board to recognise and celebrate outstanding and inspirational teaching practice made by teachers in North Yorkshire. They provided NY Schools with an opportunity to showcase their teachers and give them the appreciation and recognition they deserve.

Amongst those who attended were Pete Dwyer, NYCC’s Director for Children and Young People’s Service, Paul Brennan, Assistant Director Education and Skills, members of the Secondary Improvement Board and our special guest, Danielle Brown.

Danielle, aged just 29, is a competitive archer who has represented team GB in the Paralympic games. Danielle achieved a Gold medal at the Paralympic games in Beijing 2008 and won her successive gold medal during London 2012.

Danielle thoroughly enjoyed attending the awards and was immensely inspired by the hard work and dedication of our teachers and support staff.

Overall, a fantastic evening full of recognition and praise for the outstanding teachers of North Yorkshire.