Theme 1: The art, craft and science of teaching
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The Body Language Secrets of the Master Teachers. With Phil Beadle
Phil Beadle provides hugely entertaining and challenging training. He is one of the most experienced and well thought of education speakers in the United Kingdom and beyond.
Differentiation: stretch and challenge at every level. With Nicky Hawkins
If you teach classes of more than one learner, you'll have used differentiation. This session will reassure you that you are probably already differentiating without even thinking about it, as well as giving you a few ideas on how to stretch and challenge all learners more effectively without producing hundreds of individualised resources.
What's the point of evidence? With Tom Bennett
As well as being an author, TES columnist and Government advisor on behaviour management and teacher training, Tom Bennett has been a teacher in the East End of London for ten years. He is the Director and founder of researchED, a grass-roots, teacher-led project that aims to make teachers research-literate and pseudo-science proof. In this session he discusses why a research based approach matters.
Break time. With Tom Starkey
Tom Starkey describes his year long sabbatical and discusses whether we can learn anything about teaching by packing it in for a bit.
The Thinking Environment. With Lou Mycroft.
The Thinking Environment is a simple, radical framework for thinking differently and for changing organisational cultures. This workshop outlines the processes for thinking together, in groups and in coaching situations and gives you the chance to experience uninterrupted thinking for yourself.
Choose science, not myths. With Dan Williams and Oliver Caviglioli
An exploration of some common misconceptions about learning before examining how learning science can be applied to every classroom.
Developing enterprise. With Adnan Mahmood.
This session looks at entrepreneurship and how learners have engaged with project based learning.
Ways of Being. With Danny Brown.
This session is a description of the work we have been doing in developing teaching in the Maths department at BSix College. It is a model of teacher development based on John Mason’s Discipline of Noticing that is applicable to any discipline in any school that wishes to effect changes in practice.
Hackney University Extension: a model for collaborative Widening Participation. WithNik Higgins, Laura Macbeth, and Naomi Littlejohn
This session looks at the value and impact of creating a university extension programme, as well as a practical guide on how to set up your own initiative.
Using project based learning to boost motivation. More info coming soon
This sessions explores the use of project based learning so that BTEC assessments are more manageable for tutors and more meaningful for the students too.