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Rethinking Curriculum – Climate Education and Sustainability in primary schools

Climate education and sustainability is the big topic in education at the moment but  how do you ensure meaningful impact in your school and avoid the known areas of concern?  We will bring together a group of expert practitioners and researchers to discuss climate education and sustainability curriculum, with an opportunity for discussion and questions […]

Rethinking Curriculum – Oracy in primary schools

Oracy is now spoken about daily in our Primary schools but often not fully understood or implemented to make the best impact for our children.  We will bring together a group of expert practitioners and researchers to discuss experiential learning, with an opportunity for discussion and questions for all audience members to learn about the […]

Rethinking Curriculum – Experiential learning in primary schools

We hear from schools and practitioners that our primary curriculum is overfilled, disjointed and not giving our children the best opportunities in some cases. In this webinar, we bring together a group of expert practitioners and researchers to discuss experiential learning, with an opportunity for discussion and questions for all audience members to learn about […]

Rethinking Coaching and Collaboration

In this webinar jointly hosted by the Chartered College and Evidence Based Education, Professor Rob Coe will be taking a closer look at approaches to coaching and collaboration. We will also hear perspectives from serving teachers and school leaders, and introduce new developments for teachers working with both organisations, including a route to achieving Chartered […]

The value of cultural spaces to support teachers’ professional development

This webinar will discuss the value of visiting museums, galleries and cultural spaces for teachers’ wellbeing and professional development. It has been created in partnership with the national charity for art, Art Fund and the Chartered College of Teaching (CCT).   The webinar will explore how cultural spaces boost teachers’ wellbeing, with research from the […]

Attendance and Neurodivergent Students: Tips for an Inclusive School Culture

In this talk which will include numerous practical suggestions, Abby will discuss common neurodivergent traits and why it can be a challenge for neurodivergent students to attend and engage with school. She will share ideas from her research, which focusses on ADHD in primary school, as well as discussing how to address school attendance problems […]

Towards Performance Equity: A Blueprint for Effective School PD

In this webinar jointly hosted by the Chartered College and Steplab, Cat Scutt, Josh Goodrich, and Jon Gilbert will be taking a closer look at approaches to effective professional development as a driver for school improvement. They will also introduce new developments for teachers working with the Steplab platform, including a route to achieving Chartered […]

Unleashing potential: Rethinking assessment for 21st century learning

Education systems recognise the urgency of fostering 21st century skills like problem solving, creative thinking and self-regulation for students to thrive in a dynamic and complex world. But how do we bridge the gap between theory and practice? The answer may be found in innovative assessments that not only measure what truly matters but also […]

Talking Time Study: Empowering Staff to Enhance Oral Language in the Early Years October 2023

Hosted the the IOE PhD Centre for Inclusive Education at UCL Institute of Education Join us on October 5th, 2023 for the launch of findings from ‘Talking Time©’ early language programme evaluation. The Talking Time© research trial identified positive impacts for staff language-supporting practice, and for the oral language skills of three-to-five-year-olds in disadvantaged areas. […]

National Plan for Music Education: In practice

In June 2022, the Department for Education published its policy paper ‘The power of music to change lives: a national plan for music education’. The plan sets out our vision for music education and how this can be achieved through partnerships with schools, music hubs, the music and creative sector, and others. Since the publication […]

Teacher recruitment, retention and development – rethinking policy and practice priorities

Where have things gone wrong Governments remain divided over what are the most effective solutions to the workforce challenge.  Yet without clarity on the underlying issues, the solutions offered risk making things worse.  In this first event in the What Matters in Education? panel discussion series, speakers will debate where things have gone wrong and how […]

Cultural Education Plan: Listening Exercise

Government’s commitment to developing a Cultural Education Plan was set out in the Schools White Paper in March 2022: Opportunity for all – Strong schools with great teachers for your child. All state-funded schools are required to teach a broad and balanced curriculum, and this includes promoting pupils’ cultural development and which prepares pupils for […]

Effective evaluation in schools and what this looks like in practice

About the session This free webinar brings together experts from ImpactED to celebrate our partnership and to look at effective evaluation in schools and what this looks like in practice. Panellists include: Lucy Preston, Head of School Delivery & Engagement, ImpactEd – Lucy has worked in the education sector over the last 10 years. She […]

The Science of Learning: A fresh look at retrieval practice with Bradley Busch

Retrieval Practice is now a mainstay of many schools and colleges. But the research on it is constantly updating what we currently ‘know’. Each study adds more context and nuance on how best to apply it. In this session, Bradley will explore the latest and greatest studies, combining seminal studies alongside those just released. This […]

Cognitive Science: Research priorities launch event

Should I be using retrieval practice in every lesson? How can I combine cognitive science strategies with other teaching approaches? How can I implement cognitive science teaching strategies at the micro (lesson) and macro (curriculum) level? These are some of the questions teachers have submitted as part of our research priority setting activity. During this […]

Teacher CPD – Representation in the primary arts curriculum

The course provides a safe and supportive environment to explore sensitive issues of ‘race’, racism, and representation with a focus on arts and culture. The four live zoom sessions and supporting materials will equip you with the knowledge and tools to implement whole school approaches to anti-racism and diversify your arts curriculum, so that your […]