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  • Cancelled Train to Teach - 6th February

    date posted: Thursday 06 Feb 2020

    With regret, due to the low number of registrations, this event has been cancelled.  Please see the website for future teacher training events or contact info@odysseyts.org.  If you are interested in Secondary teaching, please register for the Taster Day at Pate's Grammar Shool on 27th February by emailling info@odysseyts.org. 

     

  • ITT Taster Day - 27 February 2020

    date posted: Tuesday 04 Feb 2020

    Revised Date

    Register Now by emailing info@odysseyts.org.  Come along and find out if a career in teaching could be for you.  A great opportunity to visit the school, observe lessons and meet those involved in our teaching school.

     

  • Taster Day - 27th February 2020

    date posted: Tuesday 04 Feb 2020

    Revised Date

     

    Register Now by emailing info@odysseyts.org.  Come along and find out if a career in teaching could be for you.  A great opportunity to visit the school, observe lessons and meet those involved in our teaching school.

     

  • ITT Taster Day - 26th February 2020

    date posted: Thursday 19 Dec 2019

    Register Now by emailing info@odysseyts.org.  Come along and find out if a career in teaching could be for you.  A great opportunity to visit the school, observe lessons and meet those involved in our teaching school.

     

  • Train to Teach 2020

    date posted: Tuesday 10 Dec 2019
    Interested in teaching? Come along to Pate's Grammar School on 6th February 2020 to explore how to get into teaching and how to apply for training in Gloucestershire.  Whether you're ready to apply or just starting to explore, don't miss this annual opportunity to meet experts, teachers and current trainees alongside representatives of the local teaching schools and the universities in and around Gloucestershire to find out more about their courses and entry requirements.  To register simply email info@odysseyts.org
  • NPQH Applications Open

    date posted: Wednesday 04 Dec 2019
    Our next NPQH course starts on 2nd April 2020. Visit the NPQH course pages for more information or email info@odysseyts.org.
  • ITT Taster Day - 1st May 2019

    date posted: Friday 15 Mar 2019

    Register Now by emailing info@odysseyts.org.  Come along and find out if a career in teaching could be for you.  A great opportunity to visit the school, observe lessons and meet those involved in our teaching school.

     

  • GLA Recruitment Fair 2019

    date posted: Thursday 07 Feb 2019

    Recruiting now for teachers, TA's, support roles and school direct teacher trainees for September 2019.  The GLA Recruitment Fair - Tuesday 5th March from 2.00 - 5.30pm at Rowanfield Junior School.  Whether you are looking to explore a career in primary teaching or develop your caree, book now at www.gloucslearningalliance.org.uk  Click for more details - poster and info.

     

     

  • NPQH Applications Open

    date posted: Wednesday 16 Jan 2019

    Our next NPQH course starts on 2nd April 2019.   Visit the NPQH course pages for more information or email info@odysseyts.org .  

     

  • TRAIN TO TEACH - 4.30-7.00pm, 14th November at Pate's

    date posted: Thursday 08 Nov 2018
    Come along to explore the teacher training options available in Gloucestershire and talk to the providers in and around the county.  To register: email info@odysseyts.org
  • Pate's ITT Taster Days - 22nd November & 3rd December

    date posted: Thursday 08 Nov 2018

    Register Now by emailing info@odysseyts.org.  A great opportunity to visit the school, observe lessons and meet those involved in our teaching school.

     

  • FREE RQT Programme

    date posted: Friday 14 Sep 2018

    The county's FREE RQT Programme starts on 8th October.  For more information, to register your interest and request an application form, contact info@odysseyts.org.  Applications close 1st October

     

     

  • FREE RQT Programme

    date posted: Friday 14 Sep 2018

    The county's FREE RQT Programme starts on 8th October.  For more information, to register your interest and request an application form, contact info@odysseyts.org.  Applications close 1st October

     

     

  • NPQML & SL Starting October

    date posted: Friday 14 Sep 2018

    Visit the oourse pages for more information.  Or click the to download the NPQML or NPQSL application form.  

     

  • NPQML & SL Applications Now Open

    date posted: Wednesday 11 Jul 2018
    Applications are now open for our NPQML & Sl courses starting in October 2018.  Click on the following links to download an application form - NPQML Application or NPQSL Application
  • NPQH Information & Applications

    date posted: Wednesday 11 Jul 2018
    Applications will be open from September - to register your interest, please email info@odysseyts.org
  • Odyssey Teaching School Alliance

    date posted: Wednesday 11 Jul 2018

    Please note Odyssey Teaching School Alliance is closed from 13th July to 3rd September and all emails will be responded to at the start of term.  info@odysseyts.org will be monitored throughout the summer and we will endeavour to respond to emails requiring urgent action before then.

  • Secondary Taster Day - Monday 26th March

    date posted: Friday 16 Mar 2018

    On the Monday 16th March we will be holding a secondary Taster Day at Pate's Grammar School for anyone interested in finding out about Teacher Training with Odyssey. It's a great opportunity to observe lessons in a secondary school, find out more about Odyssey, the routes available to you and ask any questions you may have.

     

    If this is something you're interested in and would like to book a free place, please email info@odysseyts.org or call 01242 538276.

  • Primary Taster Day

    date posted: Friday 16 Mar 2018

    Details coming soon.  In the meantime, please contact info@odysseyts.org or call 01242 583276 for information.

     

  • NPQH April 2018

    date posted: Friday 16 Mar 2018
    Please note that applications have now closed for our NPQH course starting in April 2018.  To register your interest for future courses, please contact info@odysseyts.org or call 01242 538276
  • Taster Day

    date posted: Thursday 23 Nov 2017

    On the 7th December we will be holding a secondary Taster Day at Pate's Grammar School for anyone interested in finding out about Teacher Training with Odyssey. It will give you an opportunity to observe some lessons, find out more about Odyssey and the routes available to you and ask any questions you may have.

    If this is something you would be interested in and would like to book a free place, please email info@odysseyts.org

  • NPQ

    date posted: Tuesday 21 Nov 2017
    Our NPQSL and NPQML courses have got off to a flying start with a large number of delegates attending the sessions. Places are still available for NPQH so if you are interested in finding out more or are looking to apply get in touch by emailing info@odysseyts.org
  • General Discussion

    date posted: Tuesday 22 Aug 2017

    Use this thread for general discussion amongst the group

     

  • Interesting Articles and Links

    date posted: Tuesday 22 Aug 2017
    Use this thread to share interesting Articles and Links
  • Job Applications and Careers Guidance

    date posted: Tuesday 22 Aug 2017
    Use this thread to ask for support/advice around career progression
  • ITT

    date posted: Monday 10 Jul 2017
  • Welcome!

    date posted: Tuesday 04 Nov 2014

    Welcome to the online home of the Gloucestershire based Odyssey Teaching School Alliance. We hope that you will find our site a useful guide to the work that we do. Please do take some time to explore our site, you can find out more information about each of the key areas we work in by clicking on the relevant menu.

    Whether you are visiting our site looking to book a place on a CPD course, as a potential ITT applicant or as a school looking to work more collaboratively with us, we do hope that you can find the information that you need. Please don't hesitate to contact us for further information info@odysseyts.org. We look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

     

  • CPD Programme Published

    date posted: Tuesday 16 Sep 2014

    Odyssey Teaching School Alliance

    Odyssey Teaching School Alliance are pleased to launch their CPD Programme for 2014/15. Details of the courses can be found by visiting the CPD section of the website or opening the attached online programme booklet.

    Odyssey-201415-CPD-Programme-Booklet.pdf

    To book a place on a course or for further information please visit click on 'Book A Course' in the CPD of our website. Alternatively contact our administrator either by email info@odysseyts.org or by phone on 01242 538276.  

  • Example Blog Post

    date posted: Tuesday 26 Aug 2014
  • Odyssey TSA

    date posted: Thursday 21 Aug 2014
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  • CPD and Events

    date posted: Wednesday 20 Aug 2014

    Odyssey Teaching School Alliance is proud to be able to facilitate a wide range of CPD training courses, aimed at the meeting the needs of teachers at all stages of their career. Events range from informal after-school teach-meets through to year-long nationally accredited training programmes. We also offer a number of events and courses for non-teaching staff working within our schools, e.g. bursars and science technicians.

    Details of the courses on offer in Autumn 2014 will shortly appear here.

    Alternatively, if you have identified a particular CPD need for yourself or your school and you would like to work with Odyssey to facilitate a bespoke course in the near future , please do contact us on 01242 538276 or email us at info@odysseyts.org. We would love to work with you to provide the training that you need

     

     

  • NPQML & NPQSL Courses

    date posted: Wednesday 20 Aug 2014

    Registration is now open for the latest NPQML/SL cohort. To apply for a place please initially contact our Teaching School Alliance Administrator Elena Fenby at info@odysseyts.org or call us on 01242 538276. We will then be able to guide you through the application process.

    Details of both courses can be found on the attached flyers

    NPQML-Flyer-Sept-2014.pdf

    NPQSL-Flyer-2014-September.pdf

  • Contact Us

    date posted: Wednesday 20 Aug 2014
  • CPD & Events

    date posted: Tuesday 19 Aug 2014
  • Leadership

    date posted: Tuesday 19 Aug 2014

    Odyssey Teaching School Alliance aims to support educational leadership across the county and beyond. The alliance is accredited to offer both the NPQML and NPQSL courses and also runs a free of charge leadership exchange programme, encouraging leaders at all levels to share ideas and work more collaboratively together.

  • NPQ Leadership Courses

    date posted: Monday 18 Aug 2014
  • School Support

    date posted: Monday 18 Aug 2014

    Within the Odyssey Teaching School Alliance we have a growing number of partnerships developing between schools. As part of the alliance, schools have the opportunity to share development needs and establish new partnerships to help support school improvement. Schools within our alliance have considerable experience of providing school-school support over the short, medium and longer term. We always welcome contact from schools outside our alliance who would like to explore the possibility of working collaboratively to raise standards and facilitate improvement. Please do email info@odysseyts.org if you would be interested in working with us

  • Research and Development

    date posted: Sunday 17 Aug 2014

    As an alliance we believe strongly in the power of school based research. Each year the Odyssey Teaching School Alliance works to promote school based research projects within partner schools and beyond. Please click on the main menu to explore our current project work, alternatively if you are interested in setting up research projects in your own school please do contact us to see how we may be able to help with funding.

  • Teacher Training Vacancies

    date posted: Sunday 17 Aug 2014

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  • ITT

    date posted: Saturday 16 Aug 2014

    If you are a graduate and would like to train in a school environment, then a Schools Direct Place with the Odyssey Teaching School Alliance could be for you.  We are also able to offer Subject Knowledge Enhancement Courses for both current and potential teachers who need to update or change their area of expertise. Our regular Taster Courses offer both recent and more experienced graduates the opportunity to decide if a career in education is for them, whilst our Teachers of Tomorrow programme for 16-18 year olds also aims to inspire 6th Formers across Gloucestershire to consider a career in the classroom.