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Provision Map

Our Provision Map charts the continuum of Continuing Professional Leadership Development & Formation offered by each Diocese and the NWCDTP partnership. We have a joint agreement that training offered by each Diocesan education team is made available cross-diocesan boundaries where this is useful.

Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies
The CCRS is available for all colleagues intending to remain or progress within Catholic education. This is a two year course and students study six core modules and two specialised modules at various venues across the Dioceses, or through online-distance-learning, producing one assignment per module. Contact your Diocesan education team for further details.

Initial Teacher Training
PGCE: A number of our schools offer the PGCE programme through their SCITT, Teaching School & School Direct programmes, which can be applied for via UCAS Teacher Training. Contact your Diocesan education team for further details.

Newly Qualified Teachers
NQT Induction: Early Career Formation & Induction Programmes are offered through the provision of each Diocese.  Contact your Diocesan education team for further details.

Recently Qualified Teachers
For staff two or three years into teaching. Programmes are offered through the provision of each Diocese. Contact your Diocesan education team for further details.

Middle Leadership

For curriculum leaders & those in or aspiring to key middle leadership, head of department, curriculum & pastoral roles [TLR etc.]. Programmes are offered through the provision of each Diocese and the NWCDTP:

Aspiring to Senior Leadership & Senior Leadership
For staff aspiring to join, or progress within, whole school senior leadership teams. Programmes are offered through the provision of each Diocese and the NWCDTP:

Senior Leadership & Governance
Programmes are offered through the provision of each Diocese, the NWCDTP and through our partner organisations.

    • National Retreats for Headteachers & Chairs of Governors: Delivered by CATSC and EducareM. The NWCDTP are planning an annual retreat opportunity, starting in Autumn 2020.
    • National School of Formation for Headteachers, Governors and Diocesan Education Teams: Delivered by EducareM.
    • Catholic Headship Programme [CHP]: This NWCDTP programme is currently in development, and will launch on 6 July 2020.

School Governance
Programmes are offered through the provision of each Diocese and the National Formatio Strategy.

Executive Leadership

The CES offers the Catholic Executive Leadership Formation Programme, two residential developmental programmes, focused on executive leadership and the role of the Catholic Senior Executive Leader (CEO).