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“The programme gave me the chance to collaborate with NQTs across the area and develop my expertise in a range of areas”. NQT Delegate



Ignite is an NQT awarding body who support your NQTs in launching their careers in the best possible way. The package we offer is fully inclusive of accreditation, first class training and support that enables your NQTs to rapidly develop into outstanding teachers.

What are the aims?

Underpinning every element of the course is the core aim that newly qualified staff progress to outstanding practitioners.

▪ To provide a first class service through our dedicated NQT Appropriate Body;

▪ To provide prompt response times and streamlined processes using the online NQT manager system;

▪ To develop and provide a personalised and highly effective programme of training;

▪ Help to develop more highly effective teachers and address retention issues;

▪ To develop and recognise excellent mentors.

What does it involve?

Each half termly session has been planned to ensure it engages participants in reflection of their current practice, identifying outstanding practices and the latest research and developments.

▪ Full day of Mentor training focussed on coaching and personalised mentoring

▪ Support session to ensure in school NQT provision compliments Ignite training offer

▪ 3 conferences and 2 twilight sessions throughout the year to accelerate progress

▪ Opportunities to observe outstanding practice for all NQTs

▪ Flexible QA visit to your school by an SLE

▪ Access to simple and effective online NQT manager

▪ Celebration event upon completion of NQT

▪ Further career development opportunities


* Events for staff supporting NQTs in school rather than NQTs themselves

Date Time Event
13th July 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm Mentor Training*
7th September 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm Induction Coordinator Event*
15th September 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm NQT Autumn 1 Conference
8th November 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm NQT Autumn 2 Twilight Session
10th January 2018 9:00am - 1:00pm NQT Spring 1 Conference
28th February 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm NQT Spring 2 Twilight Session
25th April 2018 9:00am - 3:00pm NQT Summer 1 Conference
27th June 2018 TBC RTT-RQT Early Career Teach Meet
27th June 2018 TBC End of NQT Celebration Event & #IgniteTM Teechmeet


If you would like to know more, additional details can be found on the NQT programme leaflet below and the service level agreement which is also attached at the bottom of this page. If you would like to discuss the programme more please get in touch via [email protected]. To book your NQTs onto our programme please complete the form in the service level agreement and return to us.

Cost:     £495  full assessment period
               £200  for a single term

Ignite NQT Service Level Agreement 2017-18

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