I have appreciated the structure and support provided by the Downland Alliance. Everyone has been hugely supportive.
All round an intense learning experience - I literally don't feel like I could have learnt more in one year. I would highly recommend this programme to others.
Learning from a variety of teachers from different subject/specialisms, giving us a range of ideas to utilize within the classroom.
The staff have been the highlight, they have been informative, well organised and have proven time and time again that they will bend over backwards to help. A*
I have really enjoyed getting in front of a class and teaching them. I've really appreciated being able to go at my pace and start taking more responsibility quickly with…
My mentor is amazing! Very approachable, very encouraging with lots of useful feedback and advice.
Excellent balance in styles and background across the presenters - the course really benefits from having real classroom teachers doing the lecturing. Always practical amidst the theory.
...the brilliant staff located at each school who are part of the Downland Alliance, always helpful, accessible and supportive...
The training in-school was very valuable to get the real experience of teaching in a school.
...constantly given tips and advice on how to improve, which I was given time to implement.