There are fantastic benefits for everyone involved in Students in Classrooms

  • A great opportunity to develop your employability skills and CV, regardless of what career path you are pursuing, education or otherwise
  • Experience contributes to NTU Acceler8 and UoN Nottingham Advantage Award
  • Comprehensive training to prepare you for your role
  • A fantastic experience to work with young people and help them realise their potential
  • Discover Nottingham – meet the local community
  • Flexible hours for committed individuals
  • Regular income.


The Students in Classrooms team has developed a series of training programmes over the last 14 years, which will ensure you will receive an excellent introduction to the types of situations and experiences that you will encounter. Each scheme has specifically tailored training, which covers a wide variety of topic areas, including:

  • The role and what to expect
  • Character education
  • Safeguarding children and young people
  • Effective communication skills
  • Working with small groups and individuals
  • >Making the most of your placement
    …and much more!


Help and support is always available for all participants. As well as receiving initial training, you'll receive regular support from the Students in Classrooms team and in your placement school, including:

  • Additional training opportunities
  • Skills development opportunities
  • One-to-one support by phone, email or meetings
  • Group review meetings
  • A school based induction (Associate scheme)
  • >Support from a designated School Coordinator (Associate scheme)
  • Support from your teacher / colleagues in your subject department (Associate scheme)
  • Support from NTU Outreach Officers (Ambassador Scheme).

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Students in Classrooms scheme participants with certificates
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