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Developing Teachers with CPLD this Spring

We are delighted to share our upcoming Spring CPLD season, supporting teachers to improve and excel in their practice with our Quality First Teaching Programme, Expert Teaching Programme and opportunity to become an Evidence Lead in Education.

Quality First Teaching Programme

How do I develop my teaching expertise further?

This professional learning programme will re-engage you in the principles of quality first teaching. There will be opportunities to explore leading educational research, engage in deliberate practice and receive supportive and clear feedback in your own school.

The programme provides 3 facilitated sessions; these will be responsive to cohort needs, but may include: Behaviour and Relationships, Explaining and Modelling, Practice and Retrieval. In addition,
participants will have the opportunity to see best practice, for peer to peer development and gain feedback through instructional coaching from an SLE.

Suitable for: Teachers seeking to grow the effectiveness of their practice in the classroom. This programme is suitable for Primary and Secondary colleagues.

Dates: 3 facilitated sessions + coaching, starts Tuesday 12th January

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Expert Teaching Programme

How do I develop my understanding of outstanding classroom

This programme aims to enhance teacher-expertise through a range of tried and tested research based pedagogy.

Participants will be provided opportunities to reflect on their own teaching approaches and their quality and impact. Participants will also be expected to undertake a small action research project
and carry out further reading culminating in a presentation to fellow participants.

Participants will be expected to adopt a willingness to be open and active participants throughout, and to reflect critically on their own practice, considering how they might adapt their methods to
become consistently outstanding teachers.

Suitable for: ‘Good to outstanding’, confident classroom practitioners who wish to develop their expertise further. This programme is suitable for Primary and Secondary colleagues.

Dates:  Starts 12th January 2020, delivered over 5 Twilight CPD sessions, with development work between sessions.

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Evidence Leads in Education (ELE) 

Developing highest performing staff to become Evidence Leads in Education. 

Our valued partner Learn-At are inviting research-informed professionals to join thier talented team of Evidence Leads in Education (ELE). The new ELEs will contribute to evidence-informed school improvement and will be designated by Kyra Research School. If you are a primary or secondary teacher with an interest in research-informed practice and the use of education research evidence, you are encouraged to apply.

What are ELEs? 

ELEs are highly effective teachers. They are middle and senior leaders with the skills to support individuals or teams in similar positions in other schools. They are engaged professionals, interested and experienced in using research evidence to inform and evaluate their own practice and to support colleagues’ professional learning. They understand what strong leadership of evidence-informed school improvement looks like and are skilled in helping other leaders to achieve it in their own context.


ELE applications are now open and will close on January 11th, find out how to apply here