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School Direct Distance Induction Day

Monday 7 September 2020

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the course! We are sorry that we won’t be able to see you in person this year.

Below you will find the schedule for the induction, as well as resources and links which you’ll need to access on the day.

Induction and Preparatory Tasks (Complete between 1 and 14 Sept)


Instructions for Completing the Safeguarding Topic

Child Protection and Safeguarding - 5 Simple Steps (School Direct)

Primary PGCE E-Safety

Secondary PGCE E-Safety

Challenging the Gap

‌‌Instructions for Completing the Challenging the Gap Task

Challenging the Gap Framework Task

Reading for Challenging the Gap Framework Task

You will find the full resources for these first topics on ELE, the university VLE ( The instructions and a few key links are here so that you can make a start even before you have completed registration and been introduced to ELE. 


Please use the padlet to introduce yourself to the group before the day begins (you are welcome to do this in advance of the day):

9:30 - 10:00 Welcome and Introductions

Zoom meeting:

Meeting ID: 972 6544 0812

Password: 882766

This Zoom meeting will stay open all day, and we will use the chat function for Q&A so that we can archive the questions and responses for you to refer to later.

Please feel free to drop into the Zoom meeting at any point to ask questions or check on activities throughout the day. Tutors might not always be available outside of the scheduled Q&A time below. 

10:00 - 11:00 Activity 1: The Exeter Model

You will need to continue with the rest of this training in your own time, though you’ve now done the two longest sections!


11:00 - 11:30 The Exeter Model Q&A

Use the Zoom link above to join us for a Q&A about the Exeter Model


11:30 - 12:00 Activity 2: Introduction to the Online M level Course


Log into ELE, and navigate your way around


12:00 - 12:15 Welfare and Wellbeing

Welfare and Wellbeing Activity

Accessing Disability and Wellbeing Support Guidance

Welfare and Wellbeing Support During Your Placements

12:15 - 13:00 Lunch

Annabel will be available on the Zoom meeting for any questions.


13:00 - 14:00 Activity 3: Introduction to Framework Tasks 

Watch the ‘Introduction to Framework Tasks’ video (8 mins).

  • Watch this TED Talk and upload your comments to the ELE discussion forum.

  • Make contact with your discussion group using the forum to discuss how best to split up and organise your group for ‘framework tasks’.

14:00 - 15:00 Activity 4: Library Induction

15:00 - 15:30 Activity 5: Getting Organised

Watch the ‘Advice from Former Trainees’ video (2 mins).

e-IDP Instructions (Trainees)

15:30 - 16:00 Plenary Q&A

  • Use the Zoom link above

Any questions?

Please email Annabel at before or after the day.

For guidance and support on using Zoom visit: