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Latest stories from the world of education in Bradford

BOOK NOW! FREE WEBINAR: Early Career Framework for Headteachers and Senior Leaders

Posted on: 2022-06-15

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 13:30pm. To summarise for Headteachers and Senior Leaders all the requirements of supporting an Early Career Teacher in their school. Read more

Watch the latest webinars from BfT LIVE

Posted on: 2022-05-15

If you missed the latest webinars, you can now view them here Read more

BOOK NOW. Great Teaching: Evidence and Practice: Rob Coe

Posted on: 2022-05-14

Enhancing the quality of everyday teaching, in every lesson for every pupil. Fri, 24 June 2022 10:30 – 13:00 BST Read more

Get Set for the Future: A Virtual Conference for all trainee teachers in Bradford

Posted on: 2022-03-11

LIVE link and programme available now Friday 18th March 2022 Read more

Bradford for Teaching LIVE 2022

Posted on: 2022-03-10

Join us for FREE online discussions, debates and a celebration of teaching. REGISTER NOW for online sessions and webinars. Read more

Latest teaching and leadership vacancies in Bradford Schools

Posted on: 2022-03-08

Looking for your next teaching or leadership job? Make Bradford your first choice. We have over 30 new jobs listed in our Bradford schools - check them out Read more

Job Hunting Tips: How to land your first teaching post this spring

Posted on: 2022-02-03

Here, we look at some top tips to help classroom hopefuls in Bradford secure their first job. Read more

Telegraph & Argus Bradford and District Education Awards 2022

Posted on: 2022-01-14

Make your nominations now! Submit the form by midnight on the closing date of January 28, 2022 Read more

Watch the latest get into teaching webinar and be inspired!

Posted on: 2021-12-09

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Bradford for Teaching: Live – Coming in March 2022

Posted on: 2021-12-08

As the school year comes to a close, the team at Bradford for Teaching is laying plans for 2022 – including ten days of live events to promote career opportunities and development in teaching in March next year. Read more

Teaching proves the perfect cure for ex-nurse Tamanna

Posted on: 2021-07-10

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Posted on: 2021-06-23

Wednesday 23 June is national “Thank A Teacher” day. Watch how Bradford’s children and young people have said thank you. Read more

Bradford paves the way for the next generation of new teachers

Posted on: 2021-06-01

Bradford has been leading the way in the drive to help newly qualified teachers (NQTs) thrive in the profession. Read more

Ex-pilot’s classroom career set for take-off in Bradford

Posted on: 2021-05-31

A former commercial airline pilot is now training to be a teacher in Bradford Read more

Paid Teaching Internships in North & West Yorkshire and Calderdale Maths and Physics

Posted on: 2021-05-21

Four weeks paid summer internship for current university students Starts Monday 14th June 2021 Read more

Bradford Teaching: Get Set for the Future. Initial Teacher Training Conference May 2021

Posted on: 2021-05-10

If you missed out on the event - you can watch it here Read more

Awards film shines a light on lockdown teaching in Bradford

Posted on: 2021-05-03

Four Bradford teachers tell their lockdown stories from the frontline. Watch our film and #beinspired Read more

Schools Pandemic Recovery Summit - Bradford

Posted on: 2021-03-25

Representing twenty thousand students across Bradford Read more

Investing in staff well-being. How Bradford is supporting its teachers.

Posted on: 2021-02-08

A comprehensive package of support has been put together to help school leaders and teachers in Bradford deal with challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

Nominations open for top teaching gongs

Posted on: 2021-02-03

The starting gun has been fired for the annual event designed to showcase the best Bradford’s schools have to offer. Nominate now! Read more

Tech takeaways helping Bradford schools rise to the COVID challenge

Posted on: 2020-12-29

Pupils and teachers in schools across Bradford have been learning new technology skills during the COVID crisis Read more

Looking for your first teaching job in 2021?

Posted on: 2020-12-29

Get job hunting tips plus advice on application and interviews. Launch Your Career in Bradford - city of teaching research and innovation. Read more

Bradford leads digital discussion for tomorrow’s teachers

Posted on: 2020-12-24

Nearly 100 students from Leeds Trinity University have taken part in a virtual workshop designed to showcase the benefits of a teaching career in Bradford Read more

Developing the digital classroom in Bradford

Posted on: 2020-12-07

Teachers in Bradford have been keeping themselves at the forefront of remote learning thanks to a series of training programmes Read more

From classroom support to leader of lessons

Posted on: 2020-11-30

When the headship of her school changed one year into her first job as a Teaching Assistant (TA), Wahida Parveen had no idea it would be the first step on the road to becoming a fully qualified teacher Read more

Bradford-based supermarket thanks teachers with discount for Christmas

Posted on: 2020-11-28

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Destination classroom: Train to teach in Bradford

Posted on: 2020-11-27

Join us for our series of webinars and view the online recruitment fair to help you get into teaching Read more

School maths tutoring adds up for Bradford students

Posted on: 2020-11-22

An army of students from the University of Bradford have been recruited to provide personal tutoring to Year 11 maths pupils impacted by COVID-19 study disruption. Read more

Job satisfaction and silverware for new teacher Neill

Posted on: 2020-11-13

Read about a Bradford teacher who scooped a prestigious ‘Newcomer of the Year’ award Read more

Website window into the Dixons way

Posted on: 2020-11-02

A nationally-recognised ‘exemplar’ schools Trust in Bradford is shining a light on the secrets of its success via video sharing platform YouTube. Read more

Ruby strikes gold with top community award

Posted on: 2020-10-26

A teacher at one of Bradford’s most community-focused schools has been recognised for her extraordinary commitment to volunteering. Read more

New approach to teacher support drives award-winning transformation

Posted on: 2020-10-26

Overhauling the traditional role of Teaching Assistant (TA) has helped a Bradford primary school to scale the OFSTED assessment ladder and catapulted it to awards success. Read more

Mitigating the mental health impacts of COVID-19

Posted on: 2020-10-23

A ground breaking development programme designed to help schools to support SEMH of pupils amid the COVID-19 pandemic has kicked off this month Read more

Want to Showcase Your School for New Recruits?

Posted on: 2020-10-15

Sign up to the Bradford Virtual Bus Tours Read more

Inspire others to Teach in Bradford

Posted on: 2020-10-14

Be a face in our 20/21 campaign to recruit the best talent into teaching in our city. Read more

Virtual Celebration to Recognise Achievements

Posted on: 2020-09-20

The Bradford Schools Awards, postponed from March, are back – bigger and better online Thursday 24 September Read more

More Applications to City’s Teaching Jobs

Posted on: 2020-09-11

In 2020, Bradford schools received more applications for teaching jobs than they had the previous year, in a possible sign that the city is becoming more attractive to new teachers. That’s the finding from the annual evaluation report from Bradford for Teaching. Read more

Globetrotting teacher puts down roots in Bradford

Posted on: 2020-09-10

After 12 years teaching and training teachers internationally, 35-year-old Antonia O’Sullivan decided to fulfil a life-long ambition and return to the UK to train as a primary school teacher. Read more

Thank You!

Posted on: 2020-07-17

At the end of an extraordinary school year, time to reflect. And say thank you. Read more

Mind the gap: Education in COVID-19 world

Posted on: 2020-06-26

Over 100 teachers and school leaders logged on to a special Bradford for Teaching webinar on 24th June looking at how schools can identify and address the education gap caused by the national Coronavirus lockdown. Read more

Introducing the Early Career Framework webinar

Posted on: 2020-06-19

Watch for our webinar to catch up with latest ECF developments and hear from the providers ready to support you this autumn. Read more

Tech to teaching for career changer Will

Posted on: 2020-05-29

Read Will Morris's story, who starts as an NQT at Bradford’s Horton Park Primary in September. Read more

Covid challenge brings out the best at inner city primary school

Posted on: 2020-05-22

Read how a primary school in one of Bradford’s most deprived areas has thrived amid the chaos of the coronavirus lockdown. Read more

Early Career Framework: Free Webinars 17 & 18 June

Posted on: 2020-05-21

Are you a school leader with responsibility for NQTs? Are you ready to implement the new Early Career Framework in September? Register now for a free Bradford Teaching School Hub webinar to catch up. Read more


Posted on: 2020-03-26

Here in Bradford, we asked some of our local children and young people what makes their teacher special to them. Read more

Destination classroom

Posted on: 2020-03-24

Becoming a teacher in Bradford has never been easier, thanks to the wide variety of different training routes now available in the city. Read more

Will you go down to the woods today?

Posted on: 2020-03-18

Increasing numbers of Bradford classrooms will be expanding out into the woodlands thanks to a major Government investment in outdoor education. Read more

Tempted by teaching at a career crossroads

Posted on: 2020-03-17

We’ve spoken to two Bradford teachers who embarked on very different career paths before eventually finding their vocation in education. Read more

Early Career Professional Development

Posted on: 2020-03-02

opt-in and upcoming events Read more

Early Career Maths and Physics teachers in Bradford can claim retention payments

Posted on: 2020-02-19

Check to see if you’re eligible for a £2000 special payment Read more

Meet the Teacher - Emma

Posted on: 2020-02-18

"A good teacher is someone who champions the children they’re working with, finding the best in everyone." Read why Emma decided to become a teacher. Read more

City’s key role in national schools improvement drive

Posted on: 2020-02-14

Schools in Bradford are amongst the first in the country to take part in a new national initiative designed to build on the success of school-led improvement. Read more

Do you have what it takes to be a ‘Research Champion’?

Posted on: 2020-02-10

The search is on for a talented team of teachers to help put Bradford at the cutting edge of evidence-based learning. Read more

Chartered College of Teaching Membership

Posted on: 2020-02-05

Bradford for Teaching has formed a special partnership with the Chartered College, to support the professional teaching community in our city. Full membership fees discounted. Read more

A helping hand for Newly Qualified Teachers

Posted on: 2020-01-31

Newly Qualified Teachers in Bradford are to be among the first in the country to benefit from an ambitious new national professional development initiative. Read more

This is why we teach. Join us.

Posted on: 2020-01-24

There are lots of great opportunities to join us in Bradford - a city where you can really make a difference as a teacher. Read more

Looking for your first teaching job in 2020?

Posted on: 2019-12-13

Take a look at Bradford. Here's what some potential recruits thought when they visited our schools. Read more

Student summit hailed a huge success

Posted on: 2019-12-11

Hundreds of Bradford’s trainee teachers converged in the city centre last week for an event designed to inspire them to pursue their future career in local schools. Read more

Busman’s holiday for the teachers of tomorrow

Posted on: 2019-11-18

Hundreds of trainee teachers are being given bus tours around Bradford schools Read more


Posted on: 2019-11-17

Tell us what’s great about your school! Read more

BOOK NOW:Teacher Recruitment Summit 2019

Posted on: 2019-11-11

If you’re looking for the latest insights and ideas about teacher recruitment, ahead of the Spring advertising round, join us for this free half day summit. Practical ideas and policy insights from leading national speakers. Read more

Bradford School scoops top teaching ‘Oscar’

Posted on: 2019-10-11

Carlton Bolling College named as Secondary School of the Year in the Making a Difference Category. Read more

Mapping the routes to a classroom career

Posted on: 2019-10-09

Experts on hand at free city event to help would-be educators get into teaching. Register for free now! Read more

Bradford South Primary Showcase at Appleton Academy

Posted on: 2019-09-27

Free primary event with phonics and maths sessions. Read more

A taste of life on the school front line

Posted on: 2019-09-23

Budding maths and physics teachers have been given first hand experience of life in the classroom Read more

Bradford sets out plans to be top of the class for teaching

Posted on: 2019-09-12

Pioneering professional development programme unveiled at schools summit Read more

Getting ahead with peer support

Posted on: 2019-09-04

New and aspiring headteachers in Bradford are benefitting from a dedicated programme designed to support their personal and professional development during the early stages of their new roles. Read more

International honours for top Bradford primary

Posted on: 2019-09-03

A pioneering Bradford primary school has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom. Read more

View from the research front line

Posted on: 2019-07-18

Michelle Long, the Principal of Bradford’s Dixons Music Primary, has recently helped to co-author Improving Behaviour in Schools, a comprehensive research overview published by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF). Read more

Book Now: Teacher Retention Summit 2019: Using Evidence to Improve Teacher Retention

Posted on: 2019-07-17

Exploring the evidence around teacher retention to help school leaders create or refine their own teacher retention strategy, to keep more high quality teachers in the profession for longer. Read more

Celebrating new teachers trained in Bradford

Posted on: 2019-07-16

We have some fabulous new teachers starting in classrooms across Bradford and surrounding areas in September who have just qualified through the training provider Bradford Birth to 19 SCITT. Read more

Bradford schools shine at education ‘Oscars’

Posted on: 2019-06-22

Bradford confirmed its place among the teaching elite with two wins in the prestigious Times Education Supplement (TES) Awards on 21st June. Read more

Behaviour on the agenda at research roadshow

Posted on: 2019-06-21

School leaders from across Bradford can learn about the latest thinking in pupil behaviour at a free twilight event in the city on 10th July. Read more

Maths: Teaching for Mastery Conference 2019

Posted on: 2019-06-19

Wednesday 10 July 2019, Book now Read more

Research puts Bradford schools on the international map

Posted on: 2019-06-12

One of the largest research studies in the world is helping teachers and academics develop revolutionary new approaches to child development in Bradford and beyond. Read more

Research roadshow puts parents in the spotlight

Posted on: 2019-06-05

Teachers from across Bradford can hear about the latest evidence-based parental engagement techniques at one of a series of targeted research roadshows across the city. Read more

Bradford literacy scheme engages dads in child's learning

Posted on: 2019-06-03

The National Literacy Trust Hub in Bradford runs sessions for fathers and their children to emphasise the importance of literacy development. Read more

Cash incentives for Bradford early career maths and physics teachers

Posted on: 2019-05-23

Receive an extra £2,000 of support during the early years of your classroom careers Read more

Latest DfE guidance for teachers and schools

Posted on: 2019-05-21

Maths early-career payments and teachers' student loan reimbursements Read more

Reaching out for reading results

Posted on: 2019-05-16

Bradford schools are playing a leading role in an innovative virtual reading initiative designed to help struggling Year 1 students improve their literacy levels. Read more

Lecture series leads from the front

Posted on: 2019-05-13

Teachers across Bradford can hear from some of the education sector’s most inspirational leaders as a part of major new lecture series starting this June. Read more

Educating the global citizens of tomorrow

Posted on: 2019-05-04

A pioneering international exchange programme is preparing young pupils at a Bradford school to become ‘future citizens of the world’. Read more

Taking the guesswork out of schools improvement

Posted on: 2019-05-03

Thanks to support from the city’s own specialist ‘research school’, teachers in Bradford are developing an increasingly evidence-informed approach to improving classroom standards and pupil outcomes. Read more

Bringing learning alive for the under fives

Posted on: 2019-04-17

An interactive learning initiative conceived in Bradford is receiving national attention for the positive impact it’s having on the personal development of the city’s under fives. Read more

Tool to assess child motor skills

Posted on: 2019-04-01

Calling Bradford teachers! A research team at @UniversityLeeds is creating a tool for schools to assess child motor skills. Read more

Bradford Schools Hit The High Notes

Posted on: 2019-04-01

Dixons Music Primary School and Dixons City Academy in Bradford use music across the curriculum to develop children’s confidence and ability to succeed. Read more

Support for Early Career Teachers: Bradford information event

Posted on: 2019-03-31

Friday 10 May from 10:00 – 14:00 at The View Room in Margaret McMillan Tower, Bradford, BD1 1NN Read more

Free Maths and English Language GCSE courses

Posted on: 2019-03-25

With GCSEs just around the corner, the Bradford Opportunity Area has worked with AQA to offer free GCSE courses for secondary Maths and English teachers. Read more

International school exchanges

Posted on: 2019-03-24

A new International  Schools Exchange Programme has been launched by the Department for Education to enrich school curriculums and give students an international experience. Read more

From the shop floor to the classroom

Posted on: 2019-03-07

When Chris Evans gave up his job in retail sales to look after the two young children he’d recently adopted, he had no idea it would be the first step on a roller-coaster journey into teaching and school leadership. Read more

Raising Aspirations Pilot for Schools and Colleges

Posted on: 2019-03-03

The Raising Aspirations Pilot will provide support for secondary schools and colleges to address the needs of disadvantaged pupils and will fund projects which seek to raise their aspirations. Read more

Act fast to Accelerate your teaching career

Posted on: 2019-03-01

Talented teachers in Bradford will need to move quickly to secure their place on a free new pilot professional development programme known as Accelerate. Read more

Logon for free classroom technology course

Posted on: 2019-02-28

New free online course to help teachers make best use of technology in the classroom. Read more

CPD putting geography on the map

Posted on: 2019-02-27

Science and geography teachers in Bradford can now access free professional development support to help them improve how they use evidence in their classrooms. Read more

Develop your teaching career in Bradford and we'll help you grow

Posted on: 2019-02-12

Scholarship funding is available to support Bradford teachers seeking National Professional Qualifications (NPQs) to develop their career. Read more

Be inspired in bradford

What's your story?

Inspire us so we can inspire others about Bradford. Send us stories of inspiration, innovation and success from your school. Maybe it's something you’re doing or someone who makes an exceptional contribution. We’ll use the best ideas to report stories from Bradford schools to publish here and on our networks. Send us your story >>

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