Monthly Archives September 2015

University of Bristol summary of key education documents published September 2015

This document, published by the University of Bristol, provides a useful summary of documents from a variety of sources: Key Stage 3: the wasted years? (Ofsted: Septemer 2015) Permanent and fixed period exclusions in England: 2013 to 2014 (DfE: July 2015) National Pupil Projections – Future trends in pupil numbers (DfE: July 2015) The Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) pathfinder programme evaluation: Final impact research report (DfE: July 2015) NfER Teacher Voice Omnibus: Questions for the DfE November 2014 (DfE: July 2015) Students, computers and learning: Making the Connection (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD): September 2015) Does
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Deputy Headteacher Conference – Inquiry and Innovation, Curiosity and Teamwork led by our Canadian Visitors – Linda Kaser and Judy Halbert

This one day conference will be led by Linda Kaser and Judy Halbert, authors of Leadership Mindsets: Innovation and Learning in the Transformation of Schools (Leading School Transformation) Key intention Consideration of an inquiry framework to change outcomes for young people. Exploring the evidence and moving to action. Outline/Main Ideas Building from strengths – the importance of an appreciative approach to school transformation. Working from and with a growth mindset. The evidence for a disciplined inquiry framework as a basis for teacher professional learning. Understanding the key stages of the spiral of inquiry. Learners and learning – informing the inquiry process
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Getting Started with French – Niveau Bleu et Blanc Course – 9 October 2015

This one-day course, part of the Primary French Project from the French Embassy, will provide classroom teaching resources and support so that you can start to teach French in Key Stage 2. The course is based on teaching materials devised as part of a project comprising the French Embassy, the Association for Language Learning and Network for Languages. The materials can be used by absolute beginners. They aim to train the teacher as well as teach the children. You will leave with a USB stick of resources to start teaching French immediately. This course is provided by Network for Languages, Bath
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Programme for Phonics into Early Spelling

  The North Somerset Learning Exchange Programme for Phonics into Early Spelling is a unique phonics and early years spelling programme for schools, fully aligned to the National Curriculum 2014. The programme includes a booklet and CD-ROM of resources. The booklet provides an overview of the programme and guidance on all aspects of an effective phonics and early spelling programme. More information about the programme can be found here
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Programme for Phonics into Early Spelling

  Pages: 59 pages Size: A4 glossy soft back cover Price: £120 (members), £150 (non-members) to include CD-ROM with licence Authors: Penny Boardman, Justine Gregory and Bethan Langley The North Somerset Learning Exchange Programme for Phonics into Early Spelling is a unique phonics and early spelling programme for schools, fully aligned to the National Curriculum 2014. It does not do the teaching for the teacher but equips the teacher to teach well. For each of the nine steps of the programme, core word banks support the teacher to select appropriate words for the children to practise and apply newly acquired
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