Our Training Programmes

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Alpha Teaching School Hub

The Alpha Teaching School Hub is the main training and development co-ordinator for schools across Tendring, Ipswich, Colchester, and Babergh. It forms part of a new national network of 87 Teaching School Hubs: school-led centres of excellence   dedicated to supporting teachers throughout their teaching career.

Alpha Teaching School Hub is a collaborative network, working in partnership with schools, teacher training providers, local authorities, other Specialist hubs and Research Schools. 


ATSH plays a significant role in the delivery of:

·     Initial Teacher Training

·     The Early Career Framework (ECF)

·     Appropriate Body Commissioning

·     Developing Middle and Senior Leaders using National Professional Qualifications.

·     Wider Continued Professional Development




Alongside our partners, we are able to offer a vast range of professional development.  

Early Careers Framework

We work in partnership with the EDT to deliver a full induction programme. 

In addition to this, we also offer an enhanced programme.

National Professional Qualifications

We are working with the Best Practice Network and Outstanding Leaders Partnership to deliver the NPQs to colleagues across Colchester, Ipswich, Tendring and Babergh.

Teacher Training

Inspire the next generation by sharing your passion for learning with young minds.

Training Events

A calendar of all of our upcoming training events.

Appropriate Body

If you have an early career teacher (or NQT), find appropriate body services in Essex and Suffolk.