Welcome to the Benjamin Curtis Foundation


...your one stop shop for professional development for leaders and teaching staff in schools, academies, chains and federations.

As a leading provider of professional development since 1999 we have established a high quality reliable service designed to support schools in developing the skills and quality of their staff.

Whatever your professional development needs we have the experience and expertise to help you meet them.

What we offer:

A Bespoke Service designing support and development activities on all aspects of leadership and teaching and learning based on specific needs of individuals, teams and leaders in your organisation

  • Return to Teaching Courses  to re-train and refresh the skills and confidence of those wishing to return to the profession after taking time out to care for children or work in other industries or professions
  • Dynamic programmes of training and support for individual schools and academies to strengthen leadership and to improve the quality of teaching and learning. 

The quality of our work is endorsed by a growing number of head teachers, governors, teachers and local authority personnel who will testify to the high quality and impact of our work. We will be delighted to provide references from appropriate bodies on request.


Improving formative assessment in your school

As a member of the DfE Expert Panel for Assessment and Accountability, Jane will work with your school or academy to ensure teachers are highly skilled in formative assessment ensuring high quality teaching and improved learning outcomes. 

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Return to Teaching Courses 2017

Sheffield commencing 13th September - 15th November 2017

Our distance learning courses include two taught days, school placement and supported Teaching and Learning modules. Please visit the Return to Teaching page for further details.

Izabella Jari, returning teacher in London 2015 says: 'The programme, as well as the book and the seminars were inspirational and based on a balanced, well-structured, yet open minded philosophy for teaching. I strongly recommend it to those who want to pursue their dream and vocation as a teacher.' 

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