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|Description||Practical Course to Enhance A Level Teaching to help pupils to engage and achieve|
|Categories||Teaching and Learning, Further education, 14-19, Languages, Teaching staff, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Head of Department / Faculty, Assessment, Bilingual Support / EAL, Behaviour for Learning, Diversity, Gifted and Talented, Inclusion, Personalised Learning, SEND, Subject Knowledge, Classroom Management, Out of school, Physical resource, DVD / CD ROM, Collaborative Learning, Feedback, There are approaches to support pupils working together, Tasks are designed carefully so that working together is effective and efficient, There are opportunities to make use of competition between groups to support pupils in working together more effectively within their group, Provides approaches that encourage lower achieving pupils to talk and articulate their thinking in collaborative tasks , Provides approaches for specific, accurate and clear feedback , Provides approaches for comparing what a learner is doing right now and wrong before , Provides approaches for a balance between support and challenge, Supports effective professional development for teachers|
|Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students||
Participants will what it takes to deliver an outstanding MFL lesson at A Level. This course will give a range of strategies that can be used across to encourage participation and achivement to maximise the success of A Level lessons. There will be a particular focus on essay writing and developing confidence with speaking as well as interactivity in the classroom.
|Evidence underpinning this approach||
The activities that will be discussed as part of this course come from the presenter's teaching experience and the presenter has achieved consistently excellent results in their teaching career. Some of the ideas will be based on popular books on teaching strategies and techniques, although always adapted to suit the subject and purpose.
|How users/participants can evaluate success||
There will be the opportunity for participants to fill in a feedback form so that their comments can be included to aid with further development of the material aimed at this level. Participants would be encouraged to include attendance at this course in their CPD journal and write down the techniques used and how they were used in the classroom and what adaptations need to be made for them to be successful for that individual.
|Follow-up activities and support||
There will be the opportunity to opt in to the range of courses offered by Blossom Training. Following up from this course, there would be suggestion of seeking out others in their area and school to discuss the merits of the training and how it can be used to enrich their teaching.
Speaker: Chris Lowe (Head of Department in a Secondary School as well as Course Tutor and Director of Blossom Training)
Benefits: A range of activities which have increased both engagement and achievement.
09:30 Arrival and Coffee
10:00 Session 1: Welcome and Session 1: Bridging the Gap from GCSE
11:30 Session 2: Beyond Comprehension: Listening and Reading
13:30 Session 3: Approaches to Essay Writing
14:45 Session 4: Developing Confidence with Speaking
15:45 Evaluation and Close
This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.