Behind the Headlines

Innovative teacher training, webinars, conferences and CPD

News literacy webinars
We deliver regular free webinars to support educators teaching news across the secondary curriculum. Want creative teaching ideas, activities and resources for secondary students? Interested in booking or finding out about our free virtual workshops? Details of our next webinar will be posted on this page.
of teachers rated our webinars as excellent or very good
said the webinars gave them ideas and resources to complement their teaching
Initial teacher training
We deliver a popular 40 minute webinar for English, History and Citizenship trainee teachers on critical literacy and teaching news. During the webinar we model our Fake or for real workshop and equip participants with skills, resources and ideas to teach the session with their practice schools. Contact us if you would like to book a session.
Insight into journalism conference series
We regularly organise and host half and full day conferences which provide a unique opportunity for Media and English teachers to find out how an international news organisation works and gain experience, skills and resources that can be used in the classroom. Details of our next conference will be posted on this page later in the year.
Bespoke training
On request we can organise tailored news, journalism and critical literacy training for a range of educators and to support specific subjects or initiatives. Contact us if you would like to discuss arranging bespoke training for your organisation.
Amazing, this is gold! Thank you.
at Doing News conference
A brilliant morning. This is exactly what a 21st Century PGCE should be delivering. The trainees found it really useful for their classroom practice and for extending their thinking on media literacy.
Tom Donnai
Subject Leader, PGCE History, University of Manchester
Really informative and clear. Engaging resources.
attending Teaching News webinar

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