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June 14, 2024

University of Derby Initial Teaching Education courses rated Outstanding

University of DerbyThe Initial Teacher Education courses at the University of Derby have been rated as ‘Outstanding’ in the institution’s latest Ofsted report.

The inspection reviewed Primary, Secondary and Further Education, and judged the quality of education and training, leadership and management and overall effectiveness.

Speaking about this rating, Head of the Institute of Education at the University of Derby, Dr Sarah Charles, said, “This is an excellent achievement. We work year-round to ensure our students have exceptional preparation for their teaching career. We want our students to be confident, reflective and skilled teachers who make a difference to the lives of young people. This result is testimony to our belief in the transformational power of education.”

She continues, “We champion social mobility for our trainees as well as the families and communities they serve. Central to this success is the commitment and support provided by our partner settings, particularly the excellent mentors who guide and challenge our students during their professional placements.” 

Meanwhile, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Derby, Professor Kathryn Mitchell CBE DL, explained, “As a future-focused institution, we are committed to empowering and supporting the next generation of teachers, equipping graduates with the skills, knowledge and experiences to make a positive impact on our communities. I am delighted that the latest Ofsted inspection recognises the work of University of Derby staff, and its stakeholders, in ensuring our students have access to fantastic high-quality learning opportunities, developing them to become future game-changers.”

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Content added on 14th June 2024.  

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