Catriona Robinson is an Associate Head of the Institute of Education (Quality) and a principal lecturer in primary Initial Teacher Education (ITE) at the University of Worcester. As a tutor she has supported both undergraduate and PGCE trainees and has worked in placement settings with them. In addition she has developed training programmes for school mentors, been the Primary Partnership Manager and Acting Head of Primary Strategic Partnerships investigating new and more creative placements for trainees. She has recently taken on the role of Assessment Only Route Lead for Primary and Secondary.
Essential reading for your year as a primary newly qualified teacher (NQT), providing support through advice, reassurance and practical strategies, and encouraging you to critically reflect on your experiences to get the most from your induction period.
A Guide to Outstanding Placements
An essential companion for all primary trainee teachers, whatever their training route,focusing on the school-based experience. It provides both practical strategies and opportunities for reflection, so trainees are challenged to critically evaluate their learning in order to improve attainment.