Tag: CPD

Free training course: Supporting Teaching and Learning for EAL students

30 April 2018

LILAC is an accredited and intensive course, involving four non-consecutive days of face-to-face training for teachers, with substantial amounts of reading and suggestions of many strategies to practice in between training days. It is currently under evaluation by the EEF, and you can read more here. […]

Posted on: 20 March 2018
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NorReL March links- Memory and the Science of Learning

20 March 2018

Many thanks to all who came along to the Research Leads Network meeting this month. We had a full and varied Agenda including contributions from within the Opportunity Area, around Norfolk… and across the Atlantic! […]

Author: Niki Kaiser
Posted on: 20 March 2018
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What learning French has taught me about teaching

4 March 2018

Almost 13 years later, and in the euphoria that the Christmas Holidays and sense of fresh start that New Year brings, I decided to retackle some French. My partner is very good at French, and so when we’ve visited the country I have been heavily reliant upon his ability to speak it almost fluently, with my occasional delight at recognising ‘Sortie’ on a sign and proudly proclaiming ‘that means exit.’ Having realised that our holidays will involve a lot of seeing France in 2018, being the proud woman I am, I decided that I didn’t want to just rely upon my other half’s knowledge of French whilst there, and that I wanted to be able to do some of it myself. Having a C grade, how hard can it be? I naïvely thought. […]

Author: Vicki Barnett (Research Lead at Notre Dame High School)
Posted on: 4 March 2018
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Will they remember this next year? 5 key points for long-term learning

28 February 2018

We encounter a huge amount of information all the time via our senses. If we paid attention to it all, we would very soon be overloaded and unable to deal withany of it. For this reason, much of what we encounter is very quickly forgotten, unless we pay attention to it, and make a point of remembering it. […]

Author: Niki Kaiser
Posted on: 28 February 2018
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Memory- a user’s guide (NorReL March 7th)

16:00–18:00 on 7 March 2018

Our next Network Research Leads meeting will feature Efrat Furst speaking about memory and practical approaches from neuroscience. The meeting is free, all are welcome, and you can sign up here. […]

Posted on: 28 February 2018
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November round-up (Science and Bananarama…)

09:00 on 5 February 2018–15:00 on 9 March 2018

I want people to look at what’s going on in East Anglia and say “we want to do what they’re doing!”
Stuart Kime spoke at our Information Evening last week about the sense of excitment that’s building in “the East” about how we can work together and use Research to improve practice and outcomes here. He also spoke about Bananrama… but that’s another story.
November has been another busy, positive and encouraging month. You can read our newsletter (and subscribe to it here) but this post outlines some personal reflections on the past month. […]

Author: Niki Kaiser
Posted on: 9 December 2017
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October round-up: Spirit of collaboration

10 November 2017

One of the most exciting aspects of becoming a Research School, and being part of the Research Schools Network, is the opportunity it brings to work closely with others and collaborate. Our ultimate aim is to help improve outcomes for young people in Norwich (and Norfolk), but we can’t do this on our own! However, we have an great chance to work alongside others to help and support people around us. […]

Author: Niki Kaiser
Posted on: 10 November 2017
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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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