Courses

These courses offer practical ideas to improve learning. The seminars, tutorials and presentations are fun and fast-moving. They empower participants to take control of their own learning, in order to have a positive impact on the outcomes of school pupils. The emphasis is on practical experience of the strategies demonstrated. The skills and ideas taught are Lifelong skills that encourage personal responsibility and independence at all levels of educational development.

Courses for Leadership

 

  • Essential Coaching Skills – Improving performance in education
  • Improving and expanding your team’s skills
  • Leading Teaching and Learning
  • Leading people, leading change
  • Leadership in schools – context and school improvement
  • Leadership and Management
  • Leadership Teams
  • Developing middle leaders
  • Aspiring leaders
  • School ethos
  • Whole School approach to learning
  • Raising standards
  • Supporting and managing teacher performance
  • Improving learning and teaching – a whole school approach

Courses for Teachers

 

  • Aspects of Teaching and Learning
  • Stretching able students
  • Supporting and challenging students of all abilities
  • Supporting and challenging students with poor literacy
  • Supporting and challenging students with poor numeracy
  • Planning effective lessons
  • Effective differentiation in lessons
  • Effective Lesson planning
  • Effective starters and plenaries
  • Modelling and /or Scaffolding
  • Assessment for Learning
  • The science of learning
  • Questioning techniques
  • Active learning principles
  • Supporting and developing Independent enquiry
  • Supporting and developing Study skills
  • Supporting and developing Thinking skills
  • Learning mindsets and learning behaviours
  • Encouraging reflective learning
  • Promoting active engagement
  • Promoting effective team working skills
  • Developing self-understanding
  • Using a variety of teaching and learning styles
  • Metacognition and self-regulation in the classroom
  • Encouraging pupil motivation: developing the desire to achieve
  • Building social skills
  • Coaching / Mentoring
  • Developing positive behaviour that supports learning
  • Monitoring and Target setting
  • Learning to Learn
  • Leadership in Learning
  • Creating a purposeful learning environment
  • Identifying and challenging underachievement

Courses for Students

 

  • Goal and Target setting
  • How to meet your goals – Prioritising
  • Review goals / Self-evaluation
  • Time planning
  • Revision – How? Why? When?
  • Passion + Vision + Action = Success
  • How the Brain works / How do you learn best? / How to maximise your learning style to optimise learning.
  • Note taking
  • 15 ways to improve learning
  • Thinking skills
  • Key skills – Communication, independent learning, aspects of creative and critical thinking skills, problem solving skills, working with others, etc.
  • Motivation and stress management
  • Developing debating skills
  • Public speaking skills
  • Writing essays
  • Developing research skills
  • How to achieve top grades in STEM subjects.