Positive Psychology for Work
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Positive Psychology for Work

Positive psychology is the applied science of wellbeing with a range of evidence-based practices to help you function well. Using this evidence-based approach helps teams and organizations thrive. Positive Psychology for Work is a series of three sessions that will provide delegates with a range of evidence-based tools to help improve wellbeing, achievement and resilience.

An Ethic of Excellence

An Ethic of Excellence

How do you embed excellence into schools’ everyday practices, not as an incidental or an accident, but as an actual ethic?

Whilst most educators are familiar with Austin’s Butterfly and the principles of improvement through critique towards excellence, fewer are aware of the foundations of that approach are Ron Berger’s Ethic of Excellence.

Best Bets for Improving Writing Stamina
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Best Bets for Improving Writing Stamina

Evidence from the EEF (May 2022) shows that Covid-related disruption has caused learning loss in children. There is some evidence that the writing outcomes for primary-aged and Year 7 children were lower than expected compared to previous year groups (Christodoulou, 2021, 2022). One of the common issues is that writing stamina has been heavily impacted.

Subject Expertise in Primary Series
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Subject Expertise in Primary Series

In their evidence review published in June 2020, Evidence Based Education (EBE) and Cambridge Assessment International Education looked at the efficacy of teacher CPD in relation to student outcomes. They particularly focussed on the question, “What are the best bets for teachers to invest time and effort in if they want their students to learn more?”

Data Busting: Take your assessments to the next level
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Data Busting: Take your assessments to the next level

Data is vital in the education setting – it provides insight into how pupils are progressing, what your biggest challenges are, and helps drive school improvement. However, data can sometimes get overlooked or misinterpreted. In order to effectively use data, you must improve your approach to assessment.

Get the training you need to support learners with special educational needs
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Get the training you need to support learners with special educational needs

The proportion of children in a mainstream setting who require additional support for special educational needs is on the rise. On average, teachers encounter four students who need additional support in a classroom. Teacher practice and behaviour have the greatest impact on the academic and social outcomes of children with SEN. Therefore, being able to…