8 x 1/2 day sessions
This is an intensive personalised programme for teachers with two or more years experience. It provides participants with taught sessions on primary pedagogy.
Participants will attend an initial meeting for half a day when a session on pedagogy will be delivered, and groups of three identified. A further four half-day meetings will take place during the summer term of the programme. A further 3 sessions to support participants completing their personalised plan will be held throughout the year. The meetings will be held at a number of venues dependent on the participants. The second session will be a Lesson Study held at Askwith Primary School
Participants will need to meet with participants from other peer learning groups during the programme, take part in Lesson Studies and be observed by participants and the programme leader. There will also be weeks where implementation will be done within the participant’s own school.
- have at least two years teaching experience
- be a highly respected, inspiring professional who demonstrates high order interpersonal skills
- have a commitment both to continuing their professional development and that of other staff
The programme enables teachers to work in peer groups either with colleagues from their own school or from a partner school.
Programme leader Elaine Nayler, Advanced Skills Teacher/Specialist Leader in Education Primary Pedagogy. Primary SLEs will provide additional coaching support.
This programme includes
- Lesson studies
- Observation of participants with feedback and action plan
- Personalised programme supports participants to improve their teaching practice
Additional Information for the Mentor/School-based Coach
Each group of teachers in a school will be supported by a Mentor/School-based Coach from their own school (who would normally have responsibility for teaching and learning). The Mentor should attend the first and last sessions of the programme, and also provide support for the teachers to work back at school on the practical school based tasks and monitoring progress against individual action plans.
10th November 2016 Harrogate Cricket Club 1pm- 2.30pm