Category: Training/CPD

Cognitive load theory twilight session – FULLY BOOKED

23 May 2018

Educationalist Dylan Wiliam recently described cognitive load theory as ‘the single most important thing for teachers to know’. Indeed, there is a huge body of research that suggests that cognitive overload is one of the main reasons why students struggle to acquire and retain the content they have covered in lessons. […]

Posted on: 29 March 2018
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Meta-cognition Twilight Session

27 June 2018

Meta-cognition and self-regulation has, alongside feedback, the highest impact rating of all the strands of the EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit. The concept is slippery, somewhat hard to define and as a result poses challenges to schools attempt to incorporate it into interventions. To support this, the EEF has published a guidance report on Meta-cognition. At this twilight the guidance report will be shared and unpicked with delegates, to provide practical takeaways for all teachers across all phases of education. […]

Posted on: 29 March 2018
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Attendance Twilight Session

21 May 2018

There is very strong evidence that links student attainment with attendance at school. Associated with this, there is a growing body of evidence around successful strategies schools can employ to improve the attendance of students who are at risk of high levels of absence. This twilight will explore the most up to date research around improving school attendance and how schools can then implement this effectively. […]

Posted on: 29 March 2018
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Literacy Twilight Session

16:00–17:00 on 22 March 2018

Join us on 22 March for a twilight session aimed at developing confidence and understanding in how to explicitly teach vocabulary using three specific strategies: Sentence stems, test sentences and images. […]

Posted on: 2 February 2018
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Training Programme – Improving Maths in Key Stage Two

1 May 2018

Good maths skills are essential for everyday life and a range of careers. Yet there remains a large and persistent attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers. This three day training programme will support primary schools in implementing the recommendations from this guidance report in KS2, in a clear and well-structured way. […]

Posted on: 5 January 2018
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School Research Leads Development Programme

17 April 2018

A growing number of schools are beginning to recognise the impact a ‘Research Lead’ role could have in their school. This series of three twilights will support colleagues who are new to this role, or are interested in performing this role in the future. […]

Posted on: 7 December 2017
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Reflections on our improving memory training course

7 December 2017

On Friday last week 14 teachers from south coast schools met together at the Durrington Research School to discuss how we can improve memory in order to improve students’ performance in terminal exams. The three-day training course had been designed around applying principles from cognitive science to the classroom, and drew on the wealth of research in this area.  It was created in […]

Author: Chris Runeckles
Posted on: 7 December 2017
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Cultivating teacher-student relationships which support students academically and socially

16:00–17:00 on 25 January 2018

Strong teacher-student relationships have been shown to positively impact upon students’ social confidence within and beyond school, and improve their academic performance. Research suggests a number of strategies and techniques can be adopted to help develop these positive relationships. This session will explore how three teachers have implemented these strategies in their classroom. […]

Posted on: 4 December 2017
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Training Programme – Improving Maths in Key Stage Three

21 February 2018

Good maths skills are essential for everyday life and a range of careers. Yet there remains a large and persistent attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers. This three day training programme will support secondary schools in implementing the recommendations from this guidance report in KS3, in a clear and well-structured way. […]

Posted on: 3 November 2017
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Getting started with the EEF toolkit and other sources of evidence – Fully booked

16:00–17:00 on 16 November 2017

This ‘Effective Evidence Informed Practice Twilight’ will help colleagues to unpick and understand the range of evidence sources available from the EEF, including the ‘teaching and learning toolkit’. […]

Posted on: 28 September 2017
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