Thomas Estley Community College


TELA Continual Professional Development, Research and Development

TELA Continual Professional Development

Thomas Estley Learning Alliance engages locally, regionally and nationally in Continuous Professional Development including Research & Development, to support, maintain and develop outstanding teaching, learning and leadership in our alliance schools.

The college has led training both within Leicestershire and nationally for a number of years, including leading conferences for the National College, delivering courses for national providers and providing case study material for the Department for Education, as well as our recent and extensive teaching school alliance offer.  Our programmes cover the whole spectrum of Teaching and Learning and Leadership and are targeted at all teaching professionals, from School Experience students, through RQT talent management into leadership roles up to and including System Leadership and Executive Headship, as well as a set of programmes targeted at non-teaching staff. Our aim is promote excellence and to grow talent within Leicestershire schools, with training and embedded research opportunities provided and facilitated by Thomas Estley Learning Alliance partners within a genuinely collaborative partnership with learners and successful learner outcomes firmly at the heart.

Find full details on our TELA website at

For more information or any queries please contact Jo Robotham, Teaching School Administrator 01455 283 263 ext 3206


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