Category: Events

Training programme – Improving behaviour and attendance

10:00–15:00 on 5 March 2019

If effective learning is to take place in schools, we need to ensure that students are attending school regularly and that a calm and purposeful atmosphere is created within classrooms and the wider school. This will give students the best possible chance of success. […]

Posted on: 27 June 2018
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Working with Parents -Twilight Training Programme

16:00–18:00 on 26 February 2019

Programme overview Parents play a crucial role in supporting their children’s learning, and levels of parental engagement are consistently associated with better academic outcomes. Evidence from the EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit suggests that effective parental engagement can lead to learning gains of +3 months over the course of a year.  These two twilights will help […]

Posted on: 11 December 2018
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Getting to grips with feedback – twilight session – Fully booked

16:00–17:30 on 14 February 2019

This twilight session is aimed at primary and secondary classroom teachers and school leaders who want to ensure that the feedback students receive is both effective and manageable.

The twilight will explore the research evidence behind what kind of feedback is most likely to have a positive impact on students’ learning and outcomes, and will also consider how this evidence can be applied through practical strategies in the classroom. Drawing on the EEF’s paper A Marked Improvement in particular, part of the twilight session will be spent exploring the potential benefits and disadvantages of marking, and potential ways in which time spent on this type of feedback could be improved. […]

Posted on: 26 June 2018
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Using the EEF toolkit and other sources of evidence – twilight session

16:00–17:30 on 7 February 2019

This session will help colleagues to unpick and understand the range of evidence sources available from the EEF, including the ‘teaching and learning toolkit’. We will also discuss and share practical ways in which teachers and leaders can then use this evidence to improve teaching. […]

Posted on: 26 June 2018
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Training programme – Improving memory

10:00–15:00 on 6 February 2019

Over recent years, schools and teachers have become increasingly interested in how students learn and the role of memory in this process. In this course, we will draw on evidence from cognitive science to explore how to design lessons, units of work and policies that encourage knowledge retention and put students on the path to success. This will be relevant and useful for primary and secondary colleagues. […]

Posted on: 27 June 2018
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Early Career Teacher Development Programme

16:00–17:30 on 5 February 2019

This is a CPD programme comprising three twilight sessions aimed at early-years teachers or EYTs (year 2 to year 5).

Research suggests that professional context plays a large role in recruitment and retention of early-years teachers. Schools with high levels of retention are those where teachers feel they are working in a supportive CPD environment that enables them to develop their effectiveness both in their classrooms and a wider context. […]

Posted on: 14 November 2018
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Free Twilight: Using nudge theory to improve attendance

16:00–17:30 on 31 January 2019

A research driven approach to improving attendance and outcomes for disadvantaged secondary students.
•Are you looking to improve the attendance and also outcomes of you disadvantaged students?
•Do you need to help shift their engagement within the school community?
•Do you need a research driven, quick, easy and cheap easy strategy to make gains? […]

Posted on: 24 September 2018
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NQT support and development programme 2018-19

16:00–17:30 on 31 January 2019

As the momentum towards a more evidence informed approach to teaching grows, it is imperative that NQTs ‘hit the ground running’ with teaching strategies that have been proven to support learning during their NQT year.

To support schools with this, we are offering a one year support and development programme for NQTs, that will build on what they have learnt in their ITT year. […]

Posted on: 27 June 2018
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Training programme – Evidence-informed principles that will improve teaching

10:00–15:00 on 23 January 2019

We know a great deal from the body of research evidence about what makes effective teaching. This training programme will explore this research evidence and then codify this into six evidence informed pedagogical principles, that teachers from all phases can implement in their classrooms. […]

Posted on: 27 June 2018
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Training programme – Leading Learning

10:00–15:00 on 17 January 2019

We know that improving the quality of teaching in the classroom has the biggest impact on student outcomes. To do this, at a time when resources are being stretched, we need to improve the quality of our CPD. This innovative programme provides a comprehensive overview of the most important research evidence in education, including the EEF toolkit, so that school leaders can devise a high impact CPD programme (topics include metacognition, memory and mindset). The programme will support you with a range of evidence-based tools to help you lead learning with success and improve your CPD programme. […]

Posted on: 27 June 2018
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