Two Free Evidence-informed Twilights: Language and Student Development

To be completed by: Thu 03 Dec 2020

Time: -Thu 03 Dec 2020 | Venue:

Our series of sessions focusing on how to implement effectively in schools continues:

We invite you to two free online events, exploring how schools can take ideas from research and implement them effectively. A collaboration between the Centre for Applied Education Research, Bradford Birth-19, Beckfoot Trust and Bradford Research School, in each of our case study sessions, we will have two concrete examples of implementation. Developers, academics and practitioners will outline how they ensured the idea was effectively implemented, what they have learnt and the challenges they have faced.

Wednesday 2nd December - 4-5:15 Vocabulary and Language

Case Study 1: With Henrietta McLachlan, Director of Elklan, and Donna Sagar, Assistant Head, Hollingwood Primary School. They will discuss the implementation of Nuffield Early Language Intervention (NELI) - a 20-week programme designed to help young children overcome language difficulties.

Case Study 2: Direct Instruction - (DI) is a model for teaching that emphasizes well-developed and carefully planned lessons designed around small learning increments and clearly defined and prescribed teaching tasks. 

Thursday 3rd December - 4-5:15 Student Development

Case Study 1: Flash Marking - This is a school-developed approach in which teachers give skills-based feedback rather than grades in KS4. 

Case Study 2: The Tutor Trust - The Tutor Trust recruits and trains tutors, predominantly from local universities, in the core subjects of Maths, English and Science and places them in state schools.  


Published: 27/11/2020
Audience: Teachers and School Leaders
Contact: Mark Miller

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