Extending Your Teaching Repertoire – A course for NQTs and NQT+1 teachers

Date

Wed, 8th February, 2017

Time

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location

St William’s Primary School, William’s Loke, Norwich

Ref. Number

PB/1617/En/128

Price

£0.00

Description

This day is focused on taking an active approach to reading non-fiction, supporting children’s extended writing and extending pupils’ vocabulary. All the sessions will be very practical and interactive and give you plenty of ideas to use in the classroom.

FOCUS ON READING: Reading non-fiction
We explore a number of active reading strategies that highlight the features of non-fiction and secure close reading and understanding.

FOCUS ON ORAL AND WRITTEN LANGUAGE: Extending pupils’ vocabulary
We try out a number of games, activities and teaching tips for building pupils’ vocabulary in both speech and writing.

FOCUS ON WRITING: Teaching extended writing
This session introduces a teaching sequence that makes light work of longer pieces of writing. It is focused on planning and sustaining written work.

WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND?
A chance to ask difficult questions, share an issue or get a second opinion on a tricky case. And if you don’t have questions, here are some for you:
• How do you know your pupils are on track to succeed?
• How do you provide extra help for pupils who need to catch up?

£160.00 for 1 and £300 for 2 places

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Course name:

Extending Your Teaching Repertoire – A course for NQTs and NQT+1 teachers

Ref. Number:

PB/1617/En/128

Date:

Wed, 8th February, 2017

Time:

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location:

St William’s Primary School, William’s Loke, Norwich

Price:

£0.00

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Presenter(s)

Sue Hackman

Recently retired Chief Adviser on School Standards, Department for Education
Sue has been Chief Adviser on School Standards at the DfE for seven years and led the government’s work on pedagogy, deprivation, disadvantaged groups, the core subjects, assessment, accountability and school improvement.
Sue has worked at every level of the education system as a teacher, trainer, inspector and director of the last government’s National Strategies.
Sue is also well known for her classroom publications for spelling, grammar, reading, English literature, literary theory, writing and special needs. The TES describes Sue as a mix of “inspirational delivery combined with common sense practicality.

Alan Howe

Education Consultant and Past Senior Director, National Strategies.
Alan is a highly experienced educational consultant, specialising in working directly with schools, Local Authorities and other education providers to support improvement in student progress and the quality of teaching and learning. He was a Senior Director with the National Strategies, leading national programmes on teaching and learning, assessment and intervention support, was National Director for English, and Regional Director for the National Literacy Strategy in the South West. His background is in English teaching and in advice and inspection for English and literacy in both primary and secondary phases. He is currently working with schools to support curriculum and assessment in English, literacy across the curriculum, and improvements in classroom pedagogy. He has written, published and presented widely about English, and language and learning in education.

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