Posts Tagged ‘CPD’

This post is a duplicate of the comment I’ve just left on a post at Vince Ulam’s blog; it’s here because otherwise the time I spent on formatting and adding hotlinks was wasted. “These useful idiots, grateful for the imagined recognition and eager to seem important in the eyes of their peers, promote the aims […]

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My #aseconf

15Jan15

To increase the chances of this actually getting posted – instead of sitting in limbo like the (ahem) five drafts I’ve not completed – this will be briefer than my usual approach. But I figure bullet points are better than nothing. I made it to the end of this year’s ASE conference. I had a […]

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Northern Rocks

08Jun14

I had to get up early, on a Saturday. It rained. And I missed my train, so it was a really long day. So in all, I had a fantastic day in Leeds. The speakers were great. The organisation was excellent. The food was good, even though I hadn’t booked anything. The company was funny, […]

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This is from last week; this week’s T&L Idea was about better use of HW, and I ended up presenting it to (a very small number of) colleagues, so will take a little longer to turn into a post. Starters Lots of different uses, from setting the scene to checking previous work, settling a rowdy […]

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T&L Ideas 2

10Dec13

Second on what will hopefully be a series of  ‘echoed’ posts, based on the weekly emails I’ve been asked to produce in my setting. Still my own, rather than based on suggestions from colleagues, so regular readers will probably recognize ideas and links. Three quick links about effective revision this morning; it seems appropriate given […]

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Others have written about the difficulties of lesson observation as a way to gauge teacher competence, such as David Didau who provided CPD at my current setting in September. These are my own thoughts and will be nowhere near as well referenced, but they are heartfelt. What’s the point? Are lesson observations intended to provide […]

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As promised – and much faster than usual – here’s a modified version of my own CPD tracker. The idea of this is for teachers to keep track of evidence towards the Core Standards during their training or NQT year. I think it might be useful for those doing GTP as well as the PGCE […]

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