Tag: CPD

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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Making Best Use of Our Brilliant Teaching Assistants

31 October 2016

There are over a quarter of a million Teaching Assistants (TAs) in our school system and they have become an integral part of school life to support learning. No teacher or school leader estimates the importance of the role they can play. With all those TAs though comes a bill of over 4 billion pounds […]

Posted on: 31 October 2016
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