Tag: TAs

Becoming a (Metacognitive) Teacher – Part 2

26 May 2017

In a recent EEF focus group held in school we spent some time trying to define metacognition and what it looks like in practice. […]

Author: Dr Susan Smith
Posted on: 26 May 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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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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