Monthly Archives September 2013

Building On Making Learning Irresistible

The Learning Exchange is running a one day Curriculum Conference in November to which all are welcome. The theme is providing empowering and exciting ideas to support schools in implementing the new primary national curriculum The event will take place on Friday 15th November 9.00am to 4.00pm at The Winter Gardens, Weston-super-Mare Come along and take part in: A keynote talk from SIR TIM BRIGHOUSE Curriculum based workshops led by subject specialists such as DR TOM ROBSON To book click here The cost of a place is £150 per delegate (£75 for Learning Exchange schools), to include refreshments. Email mark.nelson2@n-somerset.gov.uk or call
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Appraiser Training

This training is designed to deepen understanding of Appraisal and Capability Policy and to ensure that appraisers are able to effectively implement the process. Appraisers will consider the context for appraisal in alignment with the changing School Teachers Pay and Conditions requirements, OfSTED expectations and the professional standards for teachers…
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Headteacher Induction Programme

This programme is for newly appointed headteachers. The content of the programme consists of six sessions and is based upon a personalised and bespoke package of support planned with a Learning Exchange Adviser. The individual focus for each session will be informed by a one to one needs analysis and agreed with each participant during the complimentary introductory session…  
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Assessment for Learning

This three day course will enable you to: self-assess your current thinking on Assessment for Learning and that of your school, celebrating your achievements and planning your future developments; research current thinking on AfL, particularly the work of Sue Swaffied and Professor John Hattie…
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Critical Skills Training

This six day in-depth course will enable you to: • experience learning from the perspective of the learner; • understand the skills and dispositions necessary to engage in collaborative learning in the classroom; • explore the tools and structures which underpin deep learning and the full participation of all children; • develop the skills necessary to step back from the children’s learning and assess the impact of your own teaching through ‘challenges’ and ‘problems to solve’; • link the concepts of Key Skills, Assessment for Learning and Loops of Learning into a cohesive whole; • bring fun and self direction
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