Category: Training/CPD

Effective Use and Evaluation of the Pupil Premium – a 3 day programme for £595

21 May 2018–11 September 2018

Develop, implement and review an evidence based high impact Pupil Premium strategy and framework. Developed by the Education Endowment Foundation and Research Schools Network, this three-day programme draws upon the most recent and robust evidence of impact, and is designed to help Pupil Premium Reviewers and school leaders responsible for Pupil Premium funding. […]

Posted on: 26 March 2018
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2018 Conference – 29 June

29 June 2018

Please put the date into the diary! Details will be coming to you over forthcoming newsletters, but to give you an idea of what to expect we thought we would showcase some of sessions from last year’s conference… These were some of the sessions that people could choose from: Leading and evaluating your own small […]

Posted on: 2 March 2018
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KS2/3 Maths Guidance Report – Using Evidence to Transform Practice

28 February 2018–19 June 2018

A three-day practical course designed to support schools to implement the research -based recommendations of the EEF Maths in Guidance Report […]

Posted on: 31 January 2018
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Leading Learning

15 January 2018

Do you know that your CPD programme meets the CPD standards?  Will next years programme? We know that the quality of teaching in the classroom has the biggest impact on student outcomes. In addition, professional development is most effective when informed by robust evidence. As a Research School we have created an innovative programme that […]

Posted on: 15 January 2018
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Flipped Learning: A subtle shift in pedagogy to transform learning for all

10 January 2017

At Shireland Collegiate Academy we have used a Flipped methodology since approximately 2011 to extend and deepen understanding, and with our P8 score of 0.45 feel convinced it’s an approach that ‘works’ for us. Join our 3 day CPD course and find out how a flipped learning approach allows for the development of deeper learning, […]

Posted on: 17 November 2017
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EEF Maths Guidance Briefing

16:00–18:00 on 12 December 2017

A new guidance report, published by the Education Endowment Foundation offers eight practical and evidence-based recommendations for mathematics teaching that schools can use to make a significant difference to pupils’ learning. Focusing on Key Stages 2 and 3, the new guidance gives schools and teachers practical ‘do’s and don’ts’ of great mathematics teaching. This FREE […]

Posted on: 17 November 2017
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08:30–10:00 on 15 December 2017

FLASH marking is a school-developed approach in which teachers give skills-based feedback rather than grades in KS4 English.  All of the skills required to access the top band of GCSE English and English Literature performance have been translated into short codes that teachers use when marking work.  These codes are also used in lessons to […]

Posted on: 17 November 2017
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Summary of Training and Events 2017/18

00:00 on 4 September 2017–00:00 on 20 July 2018

Here is a summary of our training and events for this year. […]

Posted on: 17 November 2017
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Let’s stop relying on hunches – it’s time to use evidence in schools

7 November 2017

Last week Tom Bennett wrote an article for the Guardian about using evidence to fix behaviour in schools. Whilst I’m not certain whether or not we do indeed have ‘a national behaviour problem’ as Tom claims, the article raises some really pertinent points in relation to the need for schools to use a collective evidence base. […]

Author: Jen Devaney
Posted on: 7 November 2017
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Summer conference

09:30–15:00 on 23 June 2017

Shireland Research School are delighted to be partnering with Whole Education for a conference celebrating evidence-based practice from across the Midlands and beyond. […]

Posted on: 5 May 2017
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