Monthly Archives February 2014

Dylan Wiliam to lead Formative Assessment Conference

We are delighted to announce that Dylan Wiliam will be leading a one day conference on embedding formative assessment in learning communities on Friday 6th March 2015. Dylan Wiliam is Emeritus Professor of Educational Assessment at the Institute of Education, University of London where, from 2006 to 2010, he was its Deputy Director. In a varied career, he has taught in urban public schools, directed a large-scale testing program, and served a number of roles in university administration, including Dean of a School of Education. His recent work has focused on the use of assessment to support learning (sometimes called
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Simply Pedagogy

This three day course will look at all aspects of pedagogy exploring new and exciting thinking. Read and share research on Pisa tables and the reality of inter cultural comparison, learn how other countries do it, particularly Finland, Holland and some Asian countries. explore the nature of quality first teaching and unpick what that actually means, and use Professor John Hattie’s research as a springboard to assess current provision and plan future development…
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Teaching Spanish – Back to Basics

This three half day course has been designed to give teachers who are new to teaching Spanish an introduction to the methodology of language learning whilst developing their Spanish subject knowledge. Over the course of the three sessions, participants will have the opportunity to explore a range of practical activities and teaching ideas and develop their own language skills…
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Teaching French – Back to Basics

This three half day course has been designed to give teachers who are new to teaching French an introduction to the methodology of language learning whilst developing their French subject knowledge. Over the course of the three sessions, participants will have the opportunity to explore a range of practical activities and teaching ideas and develop their own language skills…
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Primary Languages: Shaping Your Primary Languages Curriculum

This one-day course has been designed to support subject leaders and teachers to embed a primary curriculum that is fully aligned with the expectations of the National Curriculum 2014. Participants will reflect on their current provision and explore the requirements of the new National Curriculum, focusing in particular on pedagogy, curriculum content, teaching and learning and monitoring and assessment…
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