Category: Training/CPD

Twilight: Making CPD Effective

16:00–17:30 on 23 May 2018

The Norwich Research School has been working with local leaders of CPD this year to increase the impact of their CPD. We’ve drawn together evidence from the EEF Toolkit, School’s Guide to Implementation and DIY Evaluation Guide; the Teach Development Trust; and the Behaviour Insights Team for this work. We’ve collated Case Studies of effective CPD from around the UK, for both Primary and Secondary schools of a range of sizes, to marry with the needs of local schools. […]

Posted on: 19 April 2018
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Twilight: Secondary Science

16:00–17:30 on 27 June 2018

The Science Guidance report is due out in June this year. Our Network Research lead, Dr Niki Kaiser, has been working with the expert panel to guide the research priorities. Niki is a Science teacher with over 11 years teaching experience and 7 years in Science Research before this, and has worked with the EEF team to produce a report that will help Science teachers implement effective approaches within the classroom. […]

Posted on: 19 April 2018
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Twilight: Early Years

16:00–17:30 on 11 June 2018

The EEF works with teachers and researchers to turn important messages from research into applicable, useable strategies. The Early Years toolkit is an accessible summary of educational research from early years teaching. In this twilight, we will summarise the evidence, and give practitioners and leaders a range of evidence-based ideas that they can implement immediately. […]

Posted on: 19 April 2018
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Norwich Research Leads Network #NorRel: Implementation and Evaluation, with Stuart Kime

16:00–17:30 on 9 May 2018

How do you know which evidence to use in your context? How can you evaluate its impact? And how can you ensure that it is embedded within your school in a sustainable way? Stuart Kime will help you answer these questions in this twilight. […]

Posted on: 19 April 2018
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Norwich Research Leads Network #NorRel: Stories – thinking, talking, doing, and learning

16:00–18:00 on 16 April 2018

We are looking forward to Tim Taylor (Mantle of the Expert) joining us, to speak about stories as a medium for learning, based on Willingham, Hirsch, Heathcote, and Egan.

Roger Higgins will also talk about the new Implementation Guidance from the EEF, which helps schools to embed sustainable change. […]

Posted on: 21 March 2018
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Leading Learning

09:00–15:00 on 25 January 2018

This innovative programme, developed by the Research Schools Network, provides a comprehensive overview of the most important research evidence in education, including the EEF Toolkit, with a focus on how to address the challenges presented by reforms at Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 4.
Participating School Leaders will devise a high impact CPD programme for their schools. The programme will support you with a range of evidence-based tools to help you lead learning with success and to improve and evaluate your CPD programme. […]

Posted on: 25 October 2017
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Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants

09:00–12:30 on 24 January 2018

Teaching Assistants take up a significant proportion of a school’s budget, and often are not used as effectively as they could be. MITA guides school leaders through a process of strategic review and change.
This course helps improve the deployment and impact of teaching assistants, and is delivered by Rob Webster from UCL Institute of Education, an expert in TA and SEN research. […]

Posted on: 25 October 2017
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Long Term Learning

09:00–15:00 on 21 February 2018

Which teaching methods, using evidence from cognitive science, have been shown to improve memory retention and recall? How can better course and curriculum planning improve the depth and scope of student knowledge? What are the most effective revision strategies to teach our students?
We will who how research can help teachers and leaders to design effective lesson sequences, which promote long-term learning and progress, rather than short-term performance. We will also show how evidence-informed ideas can be used to support students in their revision and study. […]

Posted on: 25 October 2017
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