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Subject Expertise in Primary DT series
Thursday, July 14, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
One event on Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 4:00 pm
One event on Thursday, November 24, 2022 at 4:00 pm
One event on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at 4:00 pm
These sessions, led by Jane Ryder (session 1) Andy Griffiths (sessions 2, 3 and 4), are designed to equip primary subject leads with the skills and knowledge to fulfil their leadership role more confidently in school. The elements of high quality teaching and learning in Design and Technology will be explored and practical approaches to support colleagues’ development in teaching DT more effectively will be shared. There will be opportunities to consider what making good progress in DT looks like and participants will explore the key skills involved.
The sessions aim to:
- allow DT Coordinators to connect with other teachers and share ideas
- explore ways to ensure that the DT curriculum engages and inspires pupils
- to develop an awareness that design is all around us
- consider what learning progress looks like in DT and how to assess pupils’ knowledge and skills.
Jane is an experienced teacher and the Arts and Culture Leader at Sidegate Primary, an Artsmark Platinum school in Ipswich. Jane is a Fellow of the College of Teaching, Director of Arts and Culture for The Active Learning Trust, is also a CALSA and an ELE. Passionate about using the arts to enhance learning across the curriculum, Jane champions the arts as well as providing opportunities for teachers to develop skills and confidence to deliver arts-related subjects in their own classrooms.
Session 2: Thursday 13 October 2022, 4.00 – 5.30 pm
Session 3: Thursday 24 November 2022, 4.00 – 5.30 pm
Session 4: Thursday 23 February 2023, 4.00 – 5.30 pm