Warrington Education Partnership and EEF Development Partnership
There are many ways of engaging with the WEP/EEF partnership this term - with difference levels of commitment required. All schools are welcome to be involved in any and all ways. Evidence Twilights - open to all Open to all (teachers, leaders, teaching assistants, governors) these monthly events provide an opportunity for schools to engage with the evidence. On the first Wednesday of each month, a member of the Aspirer Research School team will share an EEF Guidance Report - highlighting key messages and thoughts about translating these findings into practice.Improving behaviour in schools - 6 November 2019, 3.30 - 5.30pm Improving Literacy in Secondary Schools - 4 December 2019, 3.30 - 5.30pm Improving Literacy at KS2 - 8 January 2019, 3.30 - 5.30pm *Please note, although these are free training events, booking is required and a nominal charge of £10 towards venue and refreshments. Schools will be charged £20 per ticket for non-attendance. Evidence Lead Training Take the opportunity to develop an Evidence Lead within your school. Suitable for an aspiring senior leader (or middle leader with influence), the Evidence Lead training programme is designed to build the skills and knowledge needed to lead the use of evidence across school in a systematic and robust way. The focus for this Warrington training will be READING. Over three days, with gap tasks, the delegates will explore research methodology, develop their skills in critically evaluating evidence, consider how to lead evidence based change effectively within school and design and run small school based evaluations of interventions. The training will be a balance of theoretical principles and practice, with delegates being expected to engage in gap tasks and wider reading. Delegates to attend all 3 days and complete follow up GAP tasks.Day 1 - 7 November 2019 - Introduction - the role of the evidence leadDay 2 - 6 December 2019 - Translating evidence into practice Day 3 - 24 January 2020 - Evaluating impact and sharing outcomes Places are limited to 20 delegates in this cohort. Please note, that depending on the success of this training, there may be opportunities for delegates to be commissioned to work with schools within the local area and apply to the Aspirer Research School to become an Evidence Lead in Education. Head Teachers must support the application and commit to ensuring the delegate attends all three training days, engages in the gap tasks and commits to contributing their learning across the local authority. This may include a conference presentation, a written piece or a video presentation. Cost: £100 per delegate – the training provided by the LA for free but cost to cover venue fees and refreshments Please contact Ladams@warrington.gov.uk or email@example.com for further details and to enquire. Using Evidence to Improve Pupil Premium Outcomes Pilot Project In partnership with Warrington Teaching School Alliance Working in collaboration with the WTSA, this small pilot is designed to involve Warrington Schools in the design of a professional learning programme developing effective strategies for pupil premium children. Facilitated by the Aspirer Research School Team, the programme will be designed by a steering group of interested headteachers and senior leaders, who will work together to shape each day to suit the needs of Warrington schools. Headteachers are warmly welcomed to be involved in the steering group and to contribute to shaping the work. Please send expressions of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, up to a maximum of 10- full commitment is requested. Steering Group dates: Day 1 - 8th Nov 2019 (8.30am – 10.00am, venue tbc) Day 2 – 13th Dec (8.30am – 10.00am, venue tbc) Day 3 – 13th Feb (8.30am – 10.00am, venue tbc) The Training Programme Drawing on the materials developed by the EEF, including the Pupil Premium Guidance Report and the EEF Toolkit, the training programme runs over three days and is designed to help schools systematically approach the use of pupil premium. Schools are welcome to attend the programme without contributing to the steering group. Training programme dates Day 1 – 14th November 2019 – Venue tbc Day 2 - 10th Jan 2020 – Venue tbc Day 3 – 12th March 2020 – Venue tbc Cost per delegate: £100 Please email email@example.com for booking
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NQT induction process
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