CPD for Curriculum Quality, Outstanding Pedagogy and Seamless Learning

CPD for Curriculum Quality, Outstanding Pedagogy and Seamless Learning The future of education is in the hands of educators, new, developing and experienced. Strong leadership and highly knowledgeable teams will enhance learning and take forward exciting and innovative strategies to support high quality education outcomes for all. There are many pressing avenues that all leaders…

Quality Assurance, OFSTED and the Curriculum

Quality Assurance and the Curriculum In my last post I said that I wasn’t sure about the word substance as being the right way to describe the curriculum that drives a high-quality education. I didn’t offer an alternative and have been thinking about it quite a lot. So, in this post I want to define…

Curriculum and the Substance of Education

What is the substance of education? Substance is a word that has more than one meaning, a bit like outstanding which can mean something is exceptional or something remains unfinished, ironic really when you think about its use as a means of defining how well a school performs. Substance equally can mean a liquid or…
The Substance of Education

What is the Substance of Education?

What is the Substance of Education? Substance conjures up something of a high quality, solid and tangible, strong and dependable. The substance of education, according to a speech in 2021 by Amanda Spielman of OFSTED is essentially the curriculum and how well it is designed and delivered to ensure that all learners can achieve their…

CPD for a Deep Dive into High Quality Education

CPD for a Deep Dive into High Quality Education Outcomes for all INSET  – Cost effective and sustainable whole organisation solutions Whole school or college INSET Coaching training for leaders, managers, teachers and support staff Delivering high quality curriculum outcomes All our training courses are designed to provide a wealth of materials, resources and activities…

How do you measure high quality curriculum outcomes?

High Quality Curriculum Outcomes High quality curriculum outcomes require a collaboration of expertise from across all subject areas. OFSTED are continuing to use their three Is Intent, Implementation and Impact as they evaluate the introduction of their Education Inspection Framework (2019) and plan how they will inspect the quality of education from September 2021 onwards….

How do you quality assure the curriculum?

How do you quality assure the curriculum? OFSTED: inspecting the quality of education in 2021 How do you quality assure the curriculum in a school or college? Quality is defined by how well learners have deepened their understanding, are building on prior learning and have the skills to access increasingly complex information and who therefore…

Quality Assurance: an education perspective

Listen to this article as a podcast. Quality Assurance: an education perspective There has never been a more important time to focus on the overused and misunderstood word ‘quality’, especially when it is coupled with the word assurance. Quality Assurance means achieving what you set out to achieve, where the outcomes are those that meet…

Comprehension – a vital key to unlocking deeper learning in a virtual world

How well do your pupils understand the work they are given in this time of virtual learning?  In a classroom the teacher fills the gaps explains the unfamiliar and corrects misconceptions.  How can we ensure this happens at home? Comprehension is essential if pupils are to deepen their learning and unlock their potential to make…

How to create a high quality sequential and seamless curriculum

Our team at Learning Cultures are at the cutting edge of understanding curriculum design and delivery.  Our curriculum training is receiving such accolades because we have developed the course content, tools and resources we use over several years. They are linked to what we know are powerful and positive principles that deliver a continuum of…

Effective transition from Year 6 to Year 7

Effective transition from Year 6 to Year 7 – It’s all about continuity, sharing and challenging. Creating a continuum of learning that builds on prior knowledge and skills, creates independent and enthusiastic learners and ensures every child can progress and achieve their full potential is what anyone who is in the education profession would agree…