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The Alpha Hub Teaching School is the main training hub for schools across Tendring, Ipswich, Colchester, and Babergh. We are building a collaborative network which connects excellence for our schools and by our schools to provide the ‘Golden Threads’ of CPD through collaboration at each stage of a teachers career including:-

  • Initial Teacher Training

  • Early Career Teachers

  • Appropriate Body Commissioning

  • Developing Middle and Senior Leaders using National Professional Qualifications.

  • Additional Continued Professional Development needs

At the heart of this work is a true passion and drive to improve all pupils’ achievement and empower their abilities to become responsible and resilient leaders of their futures.   Alpha Teaching School Hub belongs to all schools within its area and has an outstanding educational community who work together to provide high quality and consistency of outcomes. Collaboration and the already rich sense of purpose across Tendring, Colchester, Ipswich and Babergh, belonging to Alpha Teaching School Hub area will ensure an exciting and forward thinking future for students.

The hub aims to use innovative models and evidence based pedagogical approaches to CPD to ensure it is relevant to staff and the schools context. This includes developing the emotional, spiritual and physical aspects of teachers to ensure a good work life balance and supporting staff to realise their own identities, so that continual improvement is sustainable and role modelled to students.

The Alpha School Teaching Hub is a central place of resources to enable schools to give high quality support to schools and teachers. We aim to:

  • Support schools to ensure a self-improving network which uses evidence – based practice.

  • Connect and support teachers at each stage of their careers and signpost our partners work including curriculum hubs, behaviour hubs, research schools, appropriate body services and our schools.

We have outstanding staff and leaders within our schools who come together to share and deliver training of the best practice to improve outcomes for every child.

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