Grimsby Telegraph



HUMBERSTON Academy has been announced as one of the Government’s new Teaching School Hubs in the East Midlands.

The Department for Education has now announced 87 teaching hubs that will become beacons of excellence for teacher developmen­t and leadership training and developmen­t, replacing the previous network of around 750 teaching schools.

The hub will play a significan­t role in the delivery of Initial teacher training alongside national profession­al qualificat­ions and will focus on subject specific teacher developmen­t, curriculum leadership and behaviour and ethos.

The hub also promises to offer a range of school improvemen­t packages designed to help Head Teachers and leaders build sustainabl­e and meaningful improvemen­ts in their schools.

Mark Neild, deputy chief executive of the David Ross Education

Trust, will chair the board of the new Teaching School Hub at Humberston, he said: “We are incredibly proud of the world-class education that Humberston has been providing to its school community, led by Dan Shoubridge.

“We are delighted that we are able to share our expertise by offering the highest quality profession­al developmen­t across the North East Lincolnshi­re and North Lincolnshi­re area.

“We have proud roots in Lincolnshi­re and we know the region very well. We are passionate about this community and we want to see all schools having unfettered access to excellent evidence-based profession­al developmen­t, so that every child receives the most ambitious and enriching education.

“This is such an exciting opportunit­y for us to work together with our local and national partners, harnessing their expertise and experience to help teachers and leaders to develop, grow and thrive.

“We see this work as an enormous privilege and we understand how crucial partnershi­ps will be to its success, so they will sit at the heart of our work.”

Stuart Burns, Chief Executive of the David Ross Education Trust said: “We are absolutely delighted to have been selected as one of the new Teaching School Hubs and look forward to working with the next generation of educators over the years to come.

“At the David Ross Education Trust we are driven by our mission of providing a world-class education to all of our children. “That world-class education can only happen with world-class teacher developmen­t, and through the Teaching School Hub we will be helping new and existing teachers and leaders develop the expertise they need to help deliver on that ambition.”

Drawing on expertise within the Trust at secondary, primary and from Eresby special school, and the strength within the sector more widely, the Teaching School Hub hopes to make a significan­t contributi­on to the region when it is launched in September 2021.

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Mark M kN Neild, ild deputy d t chief executive of the David Ross Education Trust.

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