AREAS OF FOCUS
Paragon provides high quality training and development to new and experienced school staff.
Paragon Teaching School Alliance offers a variety of professional learning opportunities for teachers and support staff within schools. A key role for us is to build leadership capacity across our alliance and other schools. Our courses are open to all schools/academies
INITIAL TEACHER TRAINING
Our Teaching School is committed to building capacity to support Initial Teacher Training and future leaders. Currently we train teachers in partnership with Bishop Grosseteste University
We offer a variety of leadership support for both new and experienced head teachers and senior staff
RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
Teaching Schools play an important role in helping to realise the government's aim of increasing teachers' access to, and use of, high quality evidence.
SCHOOL TO SCHOOL SUPPORT
As a Teaching School, we aim to offer a range of support at all levels. This includes drawing on a range of professionals from within and beyond the alliance and the Eastern region.
SPECIALIST LEADERS IN EDUCATION (SLE)
SLEs focus on developing leadership capacity. While other roles focus specifically on developing classroom expertise, this role is about developing capacity and capability of other leaders so that they have the skills to lead their own teams and improve practice in their own schools.