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Information about SCSA
School to School Support
School to School Support (StSS)
If you would like to register your ECT with SCSA please see the ECF page. We are now recruiting for 2022-24
Continuing Professional Development
Continuing Professional & Leadership Development (CPLD)
Initial Teacher Education
Initial Teacher Education (ITE)

Sussex Coast Schools Alliance

The Sussex Coast Schools Alliance is and Alliance of schools in Brighton & Hove and West Sussex.  

Our Alliance aims to help raise standards by supporting schools especially those in challenging circumstances.  We aim to ensure staff are valued, developed and that all colleagues are enabled to be high quality classroom practitioners and school leaders.  Our aim is simple: to ensure our provision enables all children to achieve their best.  

The Sussex Coast Schools Alliance works across our region and nationally focussing on: school led initial teacher education (ITE); continuing professional development and leadership development (CPLD) and supporting other schools (StSS).  We also work in partnership with UCL Institute of Eduction as a delivery partner for the Early Career Framework and National Professional Qualifications.

New National Professional Qualifications (NPQs)

All NPQs are currently FREE to all state schools. To work with SCSA as a delivery partner for UCL Institute of Education see here.

We are now recruiting for Cohort 3 to begin in Autumn 2022.

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Early Career Framework (ECF): in partnership with UCL Institute of Education

We are delighted to be working in partnership with UCL as a Delivery Partner for the ECF. We know that having great teachers in the classroom has the biggest impact on outcomes for children and young people. Teachers need to be supported, challenged and developed through effective, impactful and enjoyable learning. The Early Career Framework supports the learning development to enable teachers new to the profession to thrive.

Why work with UCL Institute of Education?

To find out more about how the programme is constructed please see here.

What are the benefits of working with SCSA for the Early Career Framework?

  • A bespoke curriculum for teachers new to the profession designed by school leaders and specialists in professional development.
  • Flexible learning for colleagues who are part time.
  • School based mentor who is fully supported with materials by UCL and have opportunities to extend their mentoring skills. Mentors also attend termly development sessions.
  • Delivered across groups of schools enabling ECTs to form effective networks.
  • Delivered locally by practitioners who are school based.

If you would like your ECTs to work with us please see how to register here.

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