NEST provides support and training for novice teachers to become the leaders every disadvantaged school needs
NEST in Numbers
What is NEST?
Evidence shows that mentorship is critical for supporting novice teachers in disadvantaged schools, yet structured induction programmes remain rare and only a few novice teachers have access to high-quality mentorship.
The Novice Education Support and Training (NEST) project consortium believes that effective mentoring of novice teachers could save time and costs, increasing effectiveness, job satisfaction, retention and attractiveness of the profession.
NEST will design, pilot and demonstrate that its underpinning adaptive mentoring model is a relevant and effective solution to increase effectiveness, motivation and ultimate retention of novice teachers working at disadvantaged schools.
We will track NEST’s progress and outcomes throughout its two year pilot, conducting ongoing and final assessments of skills, mindsets and knowledge of mentors, novice teachers in intervention and control groups.
In Romania, disadvantaged communities face a significant lack of well-prepared teachers to successfully tackle the multiple challenges related to ethnic and discrimination segregation, basic and
Experienced teachers (mentors) across the EU continue developing mentoring skills to support novice teachers NEST is a two-year professional development programme for experienced teachers at
The NEST project was be presented at the British Educational Research Association (BERA), the leading authority on educational research in the UK, that took place in