8 results for "NQTs (Newly Qualified Teacher)"

AS/A-level History: The big picture

Suitable for: All teachers of AS and A-level History, regardless of which exam board you use.

Focus: This course will help you to devise a strategy for teaching the 2015 AS and A-level in its new linear format.

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Location Date
London 05 Nov 2015 Book
Manchester 20 Nov 2015 Book
London 30 Jun 2016 Book
Manchester 08 Jul 2016 Book

AS/A-level Art and Design: Essential drawing skills

Suitable for: All teachers of AS and/or A-level Art & Design titles including:

  • Newly qualified teachers and non-specialists who want to get to grips with the requirements of the new Art and Design A-level.
  • Teachers looking to revitalise their art course in line with the needs of the new assessment objectives.
  • Teachers who would like to increase their confidence and understanding of teaching drawing.
  • Teachers wishing to explore the different roles of drawing within other Art & Design courses, such as Graphic Communication, Textile Design and Three-Dimensional Design.
  • Focus: The 2012 Ofsted report stated that too few pupils developed their creativity through confident drawing. This course will improve your confidence in teaching essential drawing skills and give you the opportunity to explore the role of drawing for different purposes and the evolving and speculative nature of creativity through the physical activity of drawing. In this engaging, practical hands-on workshop you will explore a range of approaches to teaching drawing, the 'must haves' that will improve your knowledge, understanding and confidence to teach using a variety of skills and techniques in order to have maximum impact on your students’ attainment. We will explore best practice for the new AS & A-level, consider preparing student portfolios for interview at H.E and all sessions will link to the latest AS & A-level specifications and assessment objectives.

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    Location Date
    London 02 Nov 2015 Book
    Manchester 09 Mar 2016 Book

    AS/A-level Photography fundamentals: The cog wheel approach

    Suitable for: All teachers of AS and/or A-level photography including:

    • newly qualified teachers and non-specialists who want to get to grips with the requirements of the new photography A-level
    • teachers looking to revitalise their photographic course in line with the needs of the new specification assessment objectives in an informed and exciting way
    • teachers who would like to increase their confidence and understanding of camera controls
    • teachers wishing to use Photography within other Art & Design AS/A level courses.

    Focus: This course will improve your confidence in teaching camera craft and give you the opportunity to explore the creative potential of photography and how to stretch the intellectual nature of projects in order to raise the standard of your AS/A level photography students’ work. In this engaging, practical hands-on workshop you will explore a range of photographic fundamentals, the 'must haves' that will improve both your understanding of photography and your confidence to teach using a manual camera in order to have maximum impact on your students’ attainment. We will explore what universities, art colleges and Ofqual are looking for in terms of what is expected for the new A-level and all sessions will link to the latest A-level specifications and assessment objectives.

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    Location Date
    London 15 Oct 2015 Book
    Manchester 01 Dec 2015 Book

    Art & Design: the Personal Investigation best practice guide

    Suitable for:

  • All teachers of AS and A-level Art and Design including Fine Art, Graphic Communication, Textile Design, 3-D Design, Product Design and Photography.
  • Teachers responsible for A-level Personal Investigation written work within Art and Design.
  • Teachers new to teaching Art and Design such as NQTs and non-specialists.
  • Teachers wanting to offer Art and Design AS and A-level for the first time.

    Focus: In this hands-on workshop you will discover a range of engaging activities you can adapt and use with your students to help them explore written and practical approaches to the study of the work of artists, designers, photographers and craftspeople. We will focus on ways to ensure your students make meaningful connections between, visual, written and other elements and demonstrate critical understanding of contextual and other sources. We will explore strategies to help students tackle the written element to their A-level Personal Investigation with confidence. All sessions will link to the latest A-level specifications and assessment objectives.

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  • Location Date
    London 03 Nov 2015 Book
    Manchester 10 Mar 2016 Book

    KS3/4 English: Extending the Most Able - Gifted and Talented

    Suitable for: English teachers, NQTs, subject leaders, gifted and talented co-ordinators and teachers of gifted and talented students.

    Focus: Develop strategies to extend your most able students and encourage independent thinking and learning skills to maximise your students’ potential

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    Location Date
    London 23 Nov 2015 Book
    Birmingham 04 Dec 2015 Book
    Manchester 17 Jun 2016 Book
    London 04 Jul 2016 Book

    KS3/4 English: NQTs in English - A Flying Start

    Suitable for: Any newly qualified teacher of English.

    Focus: Do you want to give your NQTs skills and strategies to become effective teachers from the outset? Are you an NQT in English looking for an inspirational start to your career?

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    Location Date
    London 16 Sep 2015 Book
    London 08 Oct 2015 Book
    Birmingham 13 Jan 2016 Book
    London 29 Sep 2016 Book

    KS3/4 Teaching the C19th novel and other C19th texts

    Suitable for: Teachers of KS3 and 4 English of any examination board, Subject Leaders, NQTs.

    Focus: Many teachers have concerns about teaching C19th texts for the new GCSEs but we’ll show you how to overcome the pitfalls and make teaching and learning engaging. With ideas and strategies for KS3 and KS4 students this new course will demonstrate how you can raise students’ potential through interesting, innovative and enjoyable texts and activities.

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    Location Date
    Manchester 19 Oct 2015 Book
    London 20 Nov 2015 Book
    London 06 Jun 2016 Book
    Birmingham 01 Jul 2016 Book

    KS4 Media Studies: New to Media - 16 Lessons in a Box

    Suitable for: New teachers to Media Studies (of any exam board). NQTs/GTPs. Returning teachers looking for a refresher course.

    Focus: Are you about to embark on teaching Media Studies at Key Stage 4 for the first time? Are you looking for ways to inspire your students? Would you like help from an expert to develop an understanding of the key concepts of Media Studies? Would you like to walk away with 16 inspirational and effective lessons to get you started?

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    Location Date
    London 20 Oct 2015 Book
    Manchester 21 Oct 2015 Book
    Birmingham 12 Jul 2016 Book
    London 13 Jul 2016 Book