A group of Education Support Workers from Derby College have successfully completed a pilot study programme – paving the way for teaching assistants from a wide range of Derby and Derbyshire schools to further upgrade their skills.
Seven ESWs, who work across the College supporting students in the classroom, have completed the new Higher Level Teaching Assistants certificate which has been introduced by Derby College.
Derby College’s involvement in the University of Derby Initial Teacher Education (ITE) programmes has been awarded the highest accolade from Ofsted.
Ofsted ranked the FE and skills provision as ‘outstanding’ following an inspection in September. The inspection has also ranked the overall effectiveness of the ITE partnership as ‘good’ in Early Years; ‘outstanding’ in Primary and ‘good’ in Secondary.