We are moving – A new home for Milton Keynes Teaching School Alliance

After a fantastic two years of being located within the lovely Whitehouse Primary School, we have now outgrown our home and moving just a very short distance down the road to Fairfields Primary School. Our Initial Teacher Training Courses and Milton Keynes Teaching School Alliance including our  CPD courses will all now be located at Fairfields Primary School. Ample car parking is [...]

2018-07-10T13:41:39+01:00July 10th, 2018|

Knowledge or Skills?

Knowledge or Skills? In his recent speech to the Education World Forum, Nick Gibb strongly advocated for a move away from ‘child-centred’ pedagogies towards ‘teacher-led education’.  In this speech, he questions the validity of a child-centred approach, suggesting that there is a  “…focus on eliciting and developing ethereal and often poorly-defined skills in pupils.”  He [...]

2017-02-07T11:01:47+00:00February 7th, 2017|

A New Home for MKTSA

Over the years, the Milton Keynes Teaching School Alliance has grown and expanded. Therefore, we have now moved to Whitehouse Primary School (part of the Inspiring Futures through Learning, Multi-Academy Trust). Whitehouse Primary School is based on the new Whitehouse Development, part of the Western Expansion Area. All future training programs will now be held here, [...]

2017-01-10T09:08:08+00:00December 5th, 2016|