Support for Schools
A full-day audit of the quality of staff and pupil talk (oracy) in your school. Analysis and tailored recommendations in a detailed report.
training / workshops to develop high quality talk
INSETs & staff meetings on topics including
Reducing teacher talk
Building pupil vocabulary
Alternatives to hands up
All training is evidence-based and practical.
whole school talk initiatives
Working with your team to embed lasting change. In addition to training, I provide in-class coaching, modelling and mentoring. I can help you develop a whole school pupil talk agreement, a whole school teacher talk pledge, and whole school pupil talk prompts.
philosophy for children
Training, advice and support including
Level 1 P4C (SAPERE validated two day course)
P4C into writing (read more here: P4C can motivate children to write)
P4C has been proven to raise attainment for all and narrow the gap. www.educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/our-work/projects/philosophy-for-children
raising standards in writing
Training sessions and ongoing support packages to develop teachers from NQTs upwards into more confident, higher impact practitioners. Ensuring effective dialogue, questioning, AFL and feedback.