Category: Training/CPD

Reflections on day two of “Using the EEF toolkit to address disadvantage in coastal areas”

7 February 2018

On Tuesday this week 16 teachers from coastal schools met for the second time this year to reflect, discuss and consider how we can best use research evidence to address disadvantage in our contexts.  As with all our Durrington Research School training, the course has been spread across three days, one in each academic term.  […]

Author: Chris Runeckles
Posted on: 7 February 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

6 March 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

16:00–17:30 on 20 February 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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ResearchED Durrington

28 April 2018

Join us on Saturday 28 April for ResearchED Durrington – a one-day event which aims to bring you effective evidence informed strategies that can be taken straight back to your classroom. […]

Posted on: 22 September 2017
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Innovation Evaluation Grant Workshops

10:00–15:00 on 24 April 2018

Schools within our Research School Network are eligible to apply for an IEE Innovation Evaluation Grant. The IEE will award grants to fund pilot evaluations of innovative teaching and learning approaches. […]

Posted on: 13 September 2017
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