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CPD for teachers

Teacher Resources & CPD

A collection of resources to help teachers support students to progress to HE

We have put together a collection of resources to help teachers support their students to progress to Higher Education. Through our membership of the Russell Group we are also able to offer a wide range of free teacher CPD that can be accessed at any time.

Supporting Students with Personal Statements

Watch our video for tips on how you can support your students to craft the best personal statement for their university application.

We know that applying to university can be a stressful time for your students, so we’ve also prepared the ultimate Personal Statement Guide for Students and a Parents' Guide- available for download.



Advice: Helping your students write personal statements

Advancing Access- Teacher CPD Resources

We are one of twenty-four leading universities who have collaborated with Advancing Access to develop free, interactive CPD resources to support teachers and advisers on topics such as:

  • How to help students choose a university and course
  • Supporting students to apply to university
  • How the university admissions processes work
  • Helping students make the right choices for post-16 study

Teacher and Advisor CPD resources

Study Skills

Visit our Study Skills for Sixth Form website to find out more about referencing, finding & evaluating sources, how to use the university library and more. These skills are an essential part of studying at university, so this resource is an excellent way to help students prepare before starting their degree.

We also have created 8 short study skills lessons which students can work through at home, available here: Study Skills for Sixth Form Education Pack

Students looking for resources for their EPQ can visit our Newcastle University Library website to access free, scholarly research articles online. Watch this short video tutorial to find out how to use this resource.

Covid-19 FAQs

If you or your students have questions or concerns regarding the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, please visit our FAQs webpages.