The Partnership Office
Who We Are
Based at St Luke's Campus, the Partnership Office deals with all sorts of work related to Initial Teacher Education and the partnerships between the School of Education and schools.
Partnership Office work includes:
- Placing all trainee teachers on the university-based course for their school-based work in partner schools throughout the South West.
- We deal with administration for PGCE and School Direct training routes.
- Support school and university staff in the training of PGCE trainees
- Support other School of Education courses with work related placements
- We work (with other colleagues) to provide Continuing Professional Development for Education professionals offering various routes in to M level qualifications and beyond.
The Partnership team
|Partnership Director||As Partnership Director, Corinne is responsible for overseeing the partnerships with schools. She is responsible for the formation and quality of the partnerships, the provision of the induction and support of mentors and for the assessment and moderation of trainees. Corinne represents the University of Exeter's strategic partnership with Teaching Schools.|
|Lisa Fripp||ITE Programme Manager||Lisa manages the university-facing elements of the PGCE programmes such as admissions, registration, quality assurance and examination boards. She also produces programme data and supports the PGCE programme team in being ready for an Ofsted inspection at any time.|
|Gini Williams||Partnership Relations Manager||Gini places trainees into partnership schools; supports teachers through an extensive programme of partnership induction and ongoing support; deals with trainees' questions and concerns about school-based work, and is also responsible for supporting University Visiting Tutors when they undertake their visits to trainees in schools.|
|Heidi Long||Partnership Relations Manager||Heidi places trainees into partnership schools; supports teachers through an extensive programme of partnership induction and ongoing support; deals with trainees' questions and concerns about school-based work, and is also responsible for supporting University Visiting Tutors when they undertake their visits to trainees in schools.|
|Jon Vague||Senior Administrator||
Jon helps to manage the team's workload. He is responsible for a wide variety of administrative tasks such as processing and approving expense claims, school payments and UVT pay claims and also organises the external examiner visits.
Jon is also the primary point of contact for School Direct lead schools, answering queries and also collating placement and training information
|Kathryn Fyfe, Lucie Baker & Eileen Pye||Administrative Assistants||We provide administrative support for the Primary, Secondary and School Direct ITE programmes. Kathryn, Lucie and Eileen deal with all the administrative contact with schools, including bookings for induction and support, the trainees assessment processes, school packs and associated returned information.|