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Kate Jones: Retrieval Practice

Course overview 

The research supporting retrieval practice is overwhelming; it is an effective and essential  teaching and learning strategy. Leaders, teachers, students and parents all need to know  about this strategy and how it can enhance learning. As a current and experienced  classroom teacher, leader and author of books that focus on retrieval practice Kate is able to  confidently work with Primary and Secondary schools to ensure effective implementation of  retrieval practice. 

Kate will deliver a workshop and Q&A session, using her own classroom and leadership  experiences as well as research to provide the best possible answers. A combination of  academic research and practical classroom strategies that teachers will find useful and  actionable. 

A free copy of Retrieval Practice 2 will be available for the first 30 bookings! Please note that these sessions form part of the Assessment Network. 

  • Target audience:
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Included in package:
  • Primary
  • Secondary

£177.60

(incl. VAT)

Marc Rowland: Addressing Educational Disadvantage

Course overview 

The sessions would be to plan, implement and evaluate a strategy to address educational  disadvantage, rooted in research evidence and learning from schools nationally and  internationally. Covid 19 recovery would form part of the focus. 

The programme will provide opportunities for discussions and the development of a  disadvantage strategy that builds on evidence, DfE and EEF guidance to build on the work  taking place in our schools to address disadvantage. Themes will include: 

  • Culture, expectations, relationships and inclusion
  • Focussing on how disadvantage impacts on learning: prioritising the controllable
  • Assessment of need
  • Tiered model: teaching and learning, academic intervention and wider approaches
  • Implementation and impact evaluation

  • Target audience:
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Included in package:
  • Primary
  • Secondary

£324.00

(incl. VAT)