The South Essex Teaching Institute.

Our Alliance is a consortium of partners from across the Rayleigh and Rochford Area who are engaged in activities to improve the life chances of children.

The Axiom that lead to the question and answer “What is the most important school-related factor in pupil learning? The answer is teaching” Schwartz 2007 tells us we need to address all the factors that makes great teaching.


What we do.

We train new teachers through School Direct with the aspiration that every trainee will become an Outstanding Teacher.

We share expertise and offer high quality professional development opportunities to ensure every teacher furthers their skills and passion for the role.

We work with academic partners to develop class based research to enhance professional knowledge of what works well in our locality.

We work with key partners to support school improvement where we are invited to support a school in need of that support.

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