NQT Induction and Mentoring

Code: 20/21NQT  
Cost: £750 (full programme) or £75 per topic
Venue: Online
Start date: Tuesday 15 September 2020

Our online NQT Induction programme is tailored to meet the needs of EYFS NQTs in nursery and reception.

The programme provides quality input to support your NQT in meeting the required Teachers’ Standards and has specific emphasis on meeting the requirements of the EYFS Statutory Framework.

These NQT Induction sessions provide an opportunity for NQTs to meet, reflect upon, and share their practice with NQTs working within different contexts. Included in the programme is a free place for your NQT at the STEEP Early Years Conference at Goldsmiths University of London (when whole course is booked), plus discounts on further tickets. 

The programme is also suitable for those teachers new to the EYFS and can be booked as the ‘New to the EYFS Development Programme’.

The programme consists of 10 topics which can either be booked as a full programme or as individual courses. Each topic consists of two one-hour online facilitated tutorials.

Each session will consist of two parts. Each part will be facilitated as live online tutorials lasting an hour (16:00 – 17:00).


Part one – will consist of:

·       Presentation

·       Breakout sessions/group discussion

·       Q&A

·       Set task – to be undertaken in delegates own setting


Part two – will consist of:

·       Facilitated discussion

·       Feedback from tasks carried out in own setting

·       Suggested next steps




Welcome Event Online  –  15 Sept 2020, 16:30 – 17:30    


Autumn Term

Session one: The Early Years Statutory Framework – Sound foundations for high quality learning

13 Oct 2020 – Part one

20 Oct 2020 – Part two


Session two: The enabling environment

17 Nov 2020 – Part one

24 Nov 2020 – Part two


Session three: Learning outdoors and physicality

8 Dec 2020 – Part one

15 Dec 2020 – Part two


Spring Term

Session four: Quality first teaching

12 Jan 21 – Part one

19 Jan 21 – Part two


Session five: Autism in the Early Years

9 Feb 21 – Part one

23 Feb 21 – Part two


Session six: Early Language Development 

16 Mar 21 – Part one

23 Mar 21 – Part two


Summer Term

Session seven: Inspiring a love of reading

20 Apr 21 – Part one

27 Apr 21 – Part two


Session eight: Igniting writing

11 May 21 – Part one  

18 May 21 – Part two


Session nine: Meaningful maths

15 Jun 21 – Part one 

22 Jun 21 – Part two


Session ten: Extending learning through challenge and creative questioning

6 Jul 21 – Part one

13 Jul 21 – Part two

Full programme

£750 per NQT (20 online facilitated sessions)
  • half termly NQT Induction Mentor network (see below for more details)​
  • a free place for your NQT at theSTEEP Early Years Conferenceat Goldsmiths University of London, PLUSa discount on further places booked​
  • Your NQT will be encouraged and supported to develop a professional network with other Early Years specialist colleagues through the STEEP network across Lewisham and Greenwich and beyond in the development of their EY practice​.

Pay per topic

£75 per NQT per topic
  • STEEP Conference places at £125 (£99 Early Bird rate)

Terms and Conditions of Purchase

By purchasing this ticket online I agree to the following terms and conditions:

Payment: Payments are made in advance of the event taking place. If you attend the event without having paid for a place, you may be turned away from the event.

It may be possible to make an online payment on arrival at the event to gain entry where places are available, but this facility cannot be guaranteed.

Timekeeping: Prompt time keeping is essential in ensuring a professional learning environment. Late-comers may be refused admission to the course/training event where entry may be detrimental to the learning of others.


Please note this is a non refundable purchase.

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What people are saying...

Past NQT
Past NQT(about) Igniting writing session
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"Lots of good ideas and helpful reminders of the links between gross and fine motor skills".
Past NQT
Past NQT(about the) Igniting writing session
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"Really informative about pre-writing skills, the physical things children should be doing before ever asking them to sit down at a table".
Past NQT
Past NQT(about the) Igniting writing session
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"Very helpful, especially in terms of how to justify the importance of 'physical literacy".

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