Tag: CPD

Effective use of the pupil premium to improve teaching and learning

26 November 2018

At the beginning of October Sir Kevan Collins, the Chief Executive of the Education Endowment Foundation, wrote in the TES ‘We must hold out nerve over the pupil premium.’  In it, he eloquently explains the relationship between improvements in teaching and the closing of the attainment gap between children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds […]

Posted on: 26 November 2018
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Reducing Teacher Workload

9 November 2018

Staff wellbeing vs Pupil progress. Data entry vs Work/life balance. Sometimes these concepts can seem like the Montagues and Capulets, warring factions with no resolution in sight. The workload burden forces many to leave the teaching profession, or not consider joining in the first place, but it is heartening to see it becoming a key […]

Posted on: 9 November 2018
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Training Programme: Metacognition and Self-regulated Learning 2019

09:00 on 26 March 2019–15:00 on 26 June 2019

To buy a ticket for our Metacognition and Self-regulated Learning go to: https://huntingtonschool.co.uk/calendar/metcognition-and-self-regulated-learning-2019/ This training programme is over three days: Tuesday 26th March 2019 Wednesday 22nd May 2019 Wednesday 26th June 2019 Tickets are £295.00 + VAT […]

Posted on: 18 October 2018
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Sheffield CPD Challenge

30 April 2018

Sheffield Institute of Education at Sheffield Hallam University is recruiting schools to take part in the Wellcome Trust’s CPD Challenge.  This is an opportunity to make a difference to educational policy and practice on a national level. Sheffield has been chosen as the only area of the country in which this pilot study will run. Over two […]

Posted on: 30 April 2018
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Gain time

25 April 2018

Eyes on the prize. Just a few weeks to go. A lesson countdown in operation. Furiously putting the finishing touches to year 6 and 11 classes. Just think of the gain time afterwards! At this time of year, gain time can take on almost mythical proportions – the shimmering oasis in the distance. However it […]

Posted on: 25 April 2018
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‘Testing the Water’ and the Future of Assessment

4 December 2017

This past week, LKMco and Pearson, released a new report on assessment in schools, entitled ‘Testing the Water’. It is a really helpful document for school leaders as it surveys the turbulent waters of assessment, whilst offering us some ballast as we steer our future course through choppy seas. […]

Author: Alex Quigley, Director of Huntington Research School
Posted on: 4 December 2017
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Lessons from Leading Learning

14 November 2017

Leading Learning is a 3-day programme designed to support schools to develop evidence-informed CPD in order to improve teaching and learning and student outcomes. It is for staff who have a responsibility for and/or interest in improving continuous professional development opportunities. […]

Posted on: 14 November 2017
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Research-leads – Part 2: The ‘Brokers’

16 October 2017

All things to all people: the life of a school Research-lead
Playing poker has never really been my thing, too much subliminal thinking and tactical strategy I think. The role of a Research-lead can sometimes feel like you are playing poker […]

Author: Stephen Foreman
Posted on: 16 October 2017
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Developing School Research-leads

1 February 2017

This last month, Huntington Research School began training prospective Research-leads from a range of schools, both primary and secondary, across North Lincolnshire. The role of Research-leads is an emerging role nationally, so it is useful to share the ‘what’, ‘why’ and ‘how’ of having a Research-lead in your school. We are all strapped for cash […]

Posted on: 1 February 2017
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What does research tell us about CPD?

1 February 2017

When CPD works well it really benefits teachers, pupils and whole school improvement. It is absolutely at the heart of school culture and practice, so ensuring that it is underpinned by evidence is paramount. I set up the Teacher Development Trust in 2012 to enable more effective CPD nationally and in 2015 we launched Developing […]

Author: David Weston
Posted on: 1 February 2017
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