Leading Effective Teaching Programme

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Hosted by Amjad Ali, who ran 3 highly successful training sessions for B&D in the summer term, this course will provide evidence-informed guidance, suggestions and take away ideas for teachers to use and develop into effective practitioners. Amjad is a practising class teacher, SENCO and Senior Leader. His sessions are informed by current research and best practice in his setting.

Description

Session 1 - 9th October 2020 *Teaching and Learning: How to be evidence-informed 

 

Why should I attend? 

I want to: 

  • engage with evidence-based research into effective teaching and learning approaches.  

  • reflect on how to lead teaching and learning in my setting after considering key research-informed principles that make teaching more effective. 

 

What will the course cover? 

  • Current evidence-based research into effective teaching and learning. 

  • Low-effort, high-impact classroom strategies applicable for any subject, age or phase. 

  • Considerations for strategic leadership of teaching and learning. 

 

Session 2 - 6th November 2020 * Behaviour for Learning: Promoting Positive Engagement 

 

Why should I attend? 

I want to develop a range of strategies to: 

  • promote positive behaviour for learning and engagement in the learning process 

  • support staff to build effective relationships with my students 

 

What will the course cover? 

Delegates will consider: 

  • effective methods for relationship building 

  • the core principles behind building effective behaviour management routines 

  • their use of language and the Anchoring Effect. 

  • considerations for the strategic leadership of teaching and learning. 

 

Session 3 - 4th December 2020 * SEND & Inclusion: Quality First Teaching 

 

Why should I attend? 

I want to:  

  • identify the core principles for supporting SEND in every classroom. 

  • identify key strategies to promote inclusion and ensure high quality first teaching for a range of SEND. 

 

What will the course cover? 

Delegates will consider: 

  • a range of SEND diagnoses to support you to understand the difficulties that learners face. 

  • evidence-based teaching and learning strategies for SEND to enable you to scaffold learning to support all learners and teach to the top. 

  • considerations for the strategic leadership of teaching and learning. 

 

Session 4 - 15th January 2021 * Marking and Feedback (and how to manage your wellbeing) 

 

Why should I attend? 

I want to: 

  • explore how marking and feedback is used effectively to improve student progress. 

  • explore strategies for managing the workload demands of marking and feedback. 

 

What will the course cover? 

Delegates will consider: 

  • the difference between marking for errors and marking for mistakes. 

  • a range of alternatives to conventional marking methods. 

  • staff wellbeing ideas that have made positive impacts in schools across the world 

  • considerations for the strategic leadership of teaching and learning. 

 

Session 5 - 5th March 2021 * Planning, assessment and subject knowledge 

 

Why should I attend? 

I want to: 

  • explore strategies for effective planning to ensure high quality teaching and learning in all classrooms. 

  • how to support staff to plan for effective assessment opportunities. 

 

What will the course cover? 

Delegates will consider: 

  • a range of planning methods to help inform practice in the classroom. 

  • Threshold Concepts 

  • how to use long, medium and short-term planning to build effective assessment methods into the learning journey 

  • considerations for the strategic leadership of teaching and learning. 

 

Session 6 - 19th March 2021 * Challenge for All: Raising Aspirations and Building Resilience 

 

Why should I attend? 

I want to: 

  • consider a range of effective teaching and learning strategies that engage learners and raise aspirations for all. 

  • explore school-wide strategies to support children and young people to build their resilience and manage the challenges of learning. 

 

What will the course cover? 

Delegates will consider: 

  • how to use the Zone of Proximal Learning as a tool to promote engagement in all curriculum areas. 

  • evidence-based practice to promote engagement, build aspirations and build resilience. 

 

Who should attend? 

This training is appropriate for senior and middle leaders with responsibility for Teaching and Learning. 

 

Summer Term Feedback on Amjad’s sessions from B&D delegates: 

  • Amjad was fantastic, very clear and gave plenty of time for thought and discussion. I was engaged and thinking the entire time and could relate back to my setting throughout. Will be recommending Amjad to my colleagues and definitely trying some of the strategies put forward in the training at my setting. 

 

  • ‘Personable trainer with lots of experience in his field’ 

 

  • ‘Amjad is fantastic.  I’ve been telling everyone to get on his courses.’ 

 

 

Cost: 

BDSIP Members – £300 for course

Non BDSIP members/ out of borough – £375 for course

CPD Package No charge 

 

 

Booking confirmation including access information and important pre-course information will be sent to you upon booking. 

Please check your junk inbox if you do not receive your booking confirmation and ensure you mark the sender as safe to enable you to receive any further pre-course information or changes.  

 

 

Contact information 

For specific enquiries about this course, please contact Lee Boyce 

 

For general booking or CPD enquiries please contact CPDEvents@bdsip.co.uk  

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