Skip to content ↓

Welcome to Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub!

We are delighted to introduce you to Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub (NTSH), appointed by the Department for Education for Northamptonshire.

Alongside its trusted partners, it is NTSH’s role to support schools with the best evidence-informed knowledge, to ensure teachers at every career stage have access to the highest quality professional and leadership development across:

  • Early Career Framework (ECF)
  • National Professional Qualifications (NPQs)
  • Initial Teacher Training (ITT)
  • Appropriate Body (AB) services
  • Other Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

We are delighted to launch our new micro-site  where you can find the latest updates and information. We will be launching with a series of webinars and events to guide schools through the upcoming changes, pertinent to which is the launch of the DfE’s flagship programme, the Early Career Framework (ECF).

for Northamptonshire, by Northamptonshire, with Northamptonshire

Teaching School Hubs are part of the Department for Education’s wider system reforms and from September 2021 will replace the 800 Teaching Schools nationally, with 87 regional Teaching School Hubs.

Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub is led by and designated to Brooke Weston Academy who have formed a powerful coalition of expertise through its partner schools and organisations both regionally and nationally.

Your school will benefit from a local delivery expert with recognised partners across north, central and south Northamptonshire. Together we are optimistic and aspirational about the future of teaching, learning and leadership across all Northamptonshire’s 317 schools, inclusive of every type and phase of education.

Are you ECF Ready?

The Early Career Framework (ECF) is transforming the support and development offer for teachers at the start of their career. From September 2021, all early career teachers will be entitled to an ‘ECF induction’ and will receive development support and training over two years instead of one, with additional funding available to support their time out of the classroom in the second year and a dedicated mentor. Support will be available to mentors, and funding will be provided to cover mentor’s time with the mentee in the second year of teaching.

We welcome you and your colleagues to hear more about the Full Induction offer for Early Career Teachers to join our ECF webinar with our national lead provider, Teach First on Wednesday 21st April, 4:00- 5:00pm. Register here:

Other services

We will update you as more information becomes available on NPQs, ITT and AB. Our collaborative model supports all current CPD providers to be able to continue their work and to provide a communication channel for you to share opportunities with a wider group.

Key Dates

Events are planned throughout the Summer term to support your school in readiness, we encourage you to sign up!

Key Date


Registration links

16th April 2021 

TSH welcome email & survey to schools and opportunity to share your thoughts

Share your thoughts:

w/c 19th April 2021

TSH Newsletter emailed to schools


Sign up here:

Wednesday 21st April 2021

ECF Webinar for schools in Northamptonshire

Thursday 6th May 2021

NPQ Webinar for schools in Northamptonshire

w/c Monday 24th May 2021

Local TSH Welcome Events


w/c Monday 5th July 2021

Summer Education Series – high quality online CPD events for all schools in Northamptonshire, offered free of charge.


Finalised dates and details of forthcoming events will be shared in our regular Newsletter.

Keep in touch

We commit to regular communication with you and invite as much participation as you feel you wish and are able to make. Our colleagues have been in touch with your school to collect your email address, but feel free to register additional colleagues to receive the latest news, information and events here:

Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub is a collaborative organisation that aims to provide the exceptional quality of support for school staff, at each stage of their career. With you, we want to shape a bright future for Northamptonshire. Please do send us any thoughts or queries to:  and check out our new micro-site here

More News