Curriculum

Coaching the ECT – Going beyond mentoring
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Coaching the ECT – Going beyond mentoring

Coaching the ECT – Going beyond mentoring The role of Early Career Teacher (ECT) mentor is a hugely important one. Their influence on those training to be teachers and those new to the profession cannot be underestimated. If new teachers have the right support from the very beginning of their journey to becoming fully fledged…

Levelling Up  – Widening participation for pupils with SEND
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Levelling Up – Widening participation for pupils with SEND

Levelling Up – Widening participation for pupils with SEND Levelling Up Learning – widening participation for pupils with SEND – a training course from Learning Cultures The recent SEND Green paper published by the Department of Education brings into sharp focus the need to look more closely at how schools across the country ensure pupils…

CPD for Curriculum Quality, Outstanding Pedagogy and Seamless Learning
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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…

A deep dive into science subject expertise – sequencing a learning curriculum
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A deep dive into science subject expertise – sequencing a learning curriculum

A deep dive into science subject expertise was the focus of our first face-to-face event at the Science Museum in Birmingham, it was so successful we have scheduled a second event on 24th June 2022. Science forms an integral part of the core knowledge that pupils in both primary and early secondary schools need to…

Curriculum and the Substance of Education
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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…

Why Create a Coaching Culture? Why now for educators?
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Why Create a Coaching Culture? Why now for educators?

Why schools need to create a coaching culture now, more than ever Developing a coaching culture in a school or college is the best decision senior leaders can make. Now is the time that many in education leadership will be looking to plan a strategy for the training and development of their staff. Change over…

Building science subject expertise in the primary school and key stage 3
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Building science subject expertise in the primary school and key stage 3

A deep dive into science subject expertise – sequencing a learning curriculum Following the success of our first face-to-face event at the Science Museum in Birmingham a few weeks ago we have scheduled a second event on 24th June 2022. Science forms an integral part of the core knowledge that pupils in both primary and…

Celebrating the launch of our new website
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Celebrating the launch of our new website

Moving towards new and innovative futures We have just launched our new website. There is a general feeling of spring in the air and a sincere hope that all of us who work in the education profession can start to move towards new and innovative futures. Our new look website reflects our own changing approach…

Subject Specific Professional Development – the future of learning

Subject Specific Professional Development – the future of learning

Subject Specific Professional Development – the future of learning? Curriculum quality at the heart of a successful school Subject specific professional development must be high on the agenda as we start an uncertain but optimistic new year. Reading through a plethora of OFSTED reports from last year suggests that there is a way to go…