Identifying strong ITE candidates when on-site interviews are restricted

Identifying strong ITE candidates when on-site interviews are restricted

by Rob Klassen, June 2020

Current uncertainties about travel and social distancing are affecting how initial teacher education (ITE) programmes are identifying the best possible future teachers.

June 2020 E-News

June 2020 E-News

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Scenario-based learning for initial teacher education
  • Developing an online competency-based tool to attract STEM teachers
  • Lean Launch: game-changing programme to test the market
  • New working papers
How can trainees develop teaching confidence in a time of social isolation? 

How can trainees develop teaching confidence in a time of social isolation? 

by Rob Klassen, April 2020

The coronavirus crisis has had a significant effect on teacher training, with ITT providers scrambling to provide trainees with meaningful practical experiences at a time when schools are either closed or functioning with reduced capacity. 

March 2020 E-News

March 2020 E-News

HIGHLIGHTS

  • New research in teacher attraction and recruitment
  • EduSelect: implementing our research
  • Collaboration with Jannett Fonseca Chacana from Chile
  • Selecting teachers through Multiple Mini-Interviews and Situational Judgment Tests
December 2019 E-News

December 2019 E-News

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Multiple mini-interview training with Strathclyde ITT programme
  • The power of observation and feedback
  • Jade awarded prestigious Scientia PhD scholarship at the University of New South Wales
  • Rob presents keynote at Educational Measurement Conference in Abu Dhabi (ICEMEA 3)
October 2019 E-News

October 2019 E-News

HIGHLIGHTS

  • EARLI conference in Aachen
  • Australian colleagues visit to discuss the potential of Scenario-based learning
  • Project team presents at the British Psychology in Society conference in Manchester
  • Video SJT Pilot study at the University of York
  • Professor Nancy Perry visits from UBC
June 2019 E-News

June 2019 E-News

HIGHLIGHTS

  • First ever Multiple Mini-Interview (MMI) pilot at York St John University
  • Rob Klassen awarded €150,000 Proof of Concept Grant
  • Visiting scholar: Keiko Bostwick from the University of New South Wales in Australia
  • Lisa Bardach presents at AERA, Toronto, 2019
  • Collaboration with the Ministry of Education in Peru
April 2019 E-News

April 2019 E-News

HIGHLIGHTS

  • New systematic review: And what about teachers’ cognitive characteristics?
  • **New Project** 'Developmental' SJTs for Initial Teacher Education
  • Invited talk: Cross cultural perspectives on teacher motivation and selection
  • Puppy selection project!
February 2019 E-News

February 2019 E-News

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Expert Workshop at Teach for Bulgaria
  • Multi Mini Interview Observations - Newcastle and Leeds Medical Selection Days
  • Helsinki Summit on Teacher Selection
  • Welcome Dr Lisa Bardach
December 2018 E-News

December 2018 E-News

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Liz Maxwell delivers ICALT training at Liverpool Hope University
  • New project partner: Teach for Bulgaria
  • Rob Klassen invited to the University of New South Wales
  • Video SJT pilot at Teach First