Information for our Current Partners
Partnership Steering group
The Partnership Steering Group (PSG) meets termly and includes the membership of POG plus representatives from key schools/settings. It works as a strategic body to oversee and develop the partnership. It is designed to be a school led forum.
Dates of meetings for 2014/15:
- 25 September 2014
- 22 January 2015
- 4 June 2015
All meetings are on Thursdays and start at 13.30pm.
To confirm attendance at a future meeting, please email:
Annie Rock - ITE Partnership Officer firstname.lastname@example.org
Important Dates for Mentors
Mentor conference including stage 1 training
- Friday 24 October 2014 as part of the University’s Community Engagement Day
Mentor Training Dates
Stage 1 (1 day course for new mentors)
- Friday 30 January 2015
Stage 2 (2 day course for experienced mentors)
Stage 2 Day 1
- Friday 6 February 2015
Stage 2 Day 2
- Friday 5 June 2015
School Experience A
There are two early induction days before the full time placement: Monday 29 September and Tuesday 30 September. In the induction weeks beginning 6 and 13 of October, student teachers will be in school Monday to Thursday and will be at university on the Fridays.
The full time placement runs from 20 October to 19 December.
19 December 2014 School Experience A Assessment form completed
School Experience B
There are two induction days on Thursday 8 January and Thursday 15 January. The full time placement (including a 2 week induction period) starts on Monday 26 January and runs until Friday 8 May.
The School Experience B placement also includes a final two-week research project in school between 19 May and 5 June. During this time, the mast majority of trainees would have passed well and will not need to be on timetable.
2 April 2015 School Experience B Mid-term Assessment form completed
8 June 2015 School Experience B Final Assessment form completed
Learn more about the partnership
Viridis Schools is a partnership made up of seven primary schools and nurseries in Hackney, East London.