Category: Training and CPD

Making Best Use of the Team on Our Bus: Our Teaching Assistants

6 March 2017

By the time the request for LLE applicants to apply to facilitate the ‘Making Best use of Teaching Assistants’ sprung into my inbox I had long since recognised that this was an area in our school that required our focus.  It was one of those development areas that, as a school leader, buzzed lazily around […]

Posted on: 6 March 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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Leading TAs for Maximum Impact

09:00 on 17 March 2017–15:00 on 6 July 2017

Teaching Assistants play a vital role for the success of our students across the country. There is an increasing awareness that leading our TA teams effectively can have a dramatically positive difference for our schools. In the recent OFSTED School Inspection Update, from Sean Harford, it was great to see a recognition of the important […]

Posted on: 27 January 2017
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‘Leading Learning’ – Leadership Training to Enhance CPD

09:00 on 29 March 2017–15:00 on 30 June 2017

We know that improving the quality of teaching and learning in the classroom has the biggest impact on student outcomes. As Dylan Wiliam states, “In England, as far as academic achievement is concerned, as long as you go to school, it doesn’t matter very much which school you go to. But it matters a great […]

Posted on: 27 January 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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