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The role of Newman University

Newman is one of the largest Accredited Provider of School Based Initial Teacher Training in the West Midlands. It has an established reputation for producing high-quality teachers, who understand the needs of the children they teach, and develop creative and effective practice. Newman’s experienced tutors and strong relationships with schools throughout the West Midlands will support your learning and ensure high quality education through whichever programme you choose.

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Our PLD Philosophy

Why: “Every ‘practitioner’(1) needs to improve, not because they are not good enough, but because they can be even better.” Dylan Wiliam

Vision: All children and adults value their learning, demonstrating both passion and curiosity; succeeding and thriving in a collaborative culture of evidenced informed, ‘world-class’ practice.

Rationale: Effective teaching requires considerable knowledge and skill, which should be developed as practitioners’ careers progress.

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