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
October 2018 E-News

October 2018 E-News

HIGHLIGHTS

  • SJTs used for screening candidates
  • Sandra Dietrich from the University of Leipzig visits our project team
  • Video SJTs come to life
  • Farewell to Dr Lisa Kim
August 2018 E-News

August 2018 E-News

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Developing Multiple Mini Interviews
  • Improving education in Malawi: collaboration with GIZ
  • The 19th European Conference on Personality
  • Expert Review Panel in Luxembourg
  • Our latest video SJTs