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Some core sites to be aware of for the course: There are huge amounts of resource on-line and it is important that you build up a 'webography' of resources in the same what that you will build up bibliographies. You might just use your favourites or bookmarks to keep and organise these but you could also use and on-line Web 2.0 tool such as Delicious.

Below are just a few of the sites that, as a developing teacher, you should be aware of and use on a regular basis. If you come across others that you think are essential please let me know. All these are the more generic sites there are many more sites linked in various places across this site.

Government Sites
National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCSL) is the national agency and recognised sector body responsible for the training and development of the school workforce.
National Curriculum Pages: The current statutory materials for the Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 National Curriculum.
The department for Education: The government department responsible for education.
DfE - National Strategies [ITE]: This is a link to the archive materials for the national strategies.
Commercial Sites
The Times Educational Supplement: The 'education' newspaper includes a huge selection of resources and teacher forums
The Guardian Teacher Network: A growing collection of lessons resources and teacher support networks
Teachers Media: A wide range of video support materials from the Teachers TV materials plus other materials
Subject Associations: All the subjects have their own associations - this is a set of links to those SAs.
The Teacher Support Network: is a group of independent charities and a social enterprise that provide practical and emotional support to staff in the education sector and their families
Teachfind: Teachfind is a site that delivers teaching resources, lesson plans and CPD materials from a variety of authoritative sources; using a simple search tool.
The examination boards: There are 3 main and 3 other examination boards that assess children at GCSE (15/16 yo) and AS/A2 (16, 17 and 18yo).

BBC Learning: The BBC maintain and extensive set of support materials for:

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