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346: A Curious Curriculum: Teaching foundation subjects well with Claire Banks
Written by Claire Banks and Mick Waters, A Curious Curriculum: Teaching foundation subjects well details the insightful and transformational steps that a school can take towards designing and delivering a rich, rigorous and wide-ranging curriculum. Before becoming Director of Education for The Olympus Academy Trust, a cross-phase multi-academy trust in north Bristol, Claire Banks was a head teacher…Read More
345: Eden Project with Sam Kendall
Sam Kendall leads all of Eden’s work with schools, young people and their teachers and has done so since 2010. Eden’s Schools Team design and deliver programmes and projects for children and young people and offer training, consultancy and resources to schools towards Eden’s vision for children and young people who are motivated and equipped…Read More
344: The Literacy Lab and Leading Men Fellowship
The Literacy Lab Appoints Johnathon Hines as the First National Education Ambassador for its Leading Men Fellowship. Georgia’s first Black male Pre-K Teacher of the Year hopes to inspire other young Black men to pursue teaching as a career. The Literacy Lab is a national non-profit organization that provides students – in communities experiencing racial…Read More
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Nancy Stewart – Schiller Lecture
Cherishing the growth of young children: what early years education can be. Monday 14 March 2022 at 4.45pm Booking information and full details of Nancy Stewart’s lecture.Read More
NEW DATE for Bett, Learnit & Hosted Leaders Programme 2022 – 23-25 March
NEW DATE for Bett, Learnit & Hosted Leaders Programme 2022 – 23-25 March Following the rapid escalation of Omicron cases across the UK and around the world, we have taken the decision to postpone Learnit, Bett and our Hosted Leaders Programme. The new dates for the event are 23-25 March 2022, and will still take place at the ExCeL London. Our commitment to ensuring…Read More
Special Educational Needs CPD
I will be hosting an online zoom CPD focusing on 3 areas of Special Educational Needs to help you support your pupils: – English as an Additional Language (EAL) – How to identify children who may also have dyslexia or another SPLD – Common speech, language and communication needs Co-occurring challenges Do you ever worry…Read More
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