Maximising Pupil Progress

Programme Lead Mark Hartley, Barnes Primary School
Focus Group Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 teachers
Time Offered One Day
Cost £200 per delegate


  • To extend current thinking on effective classroom pedagogy, with a focus on the central place of talk in the learning experience
  • To consider what teachers can do to create a classroom talk dynamic that is most beneficial to pupils
  • To look at how teachers can inadvertently close down the learning, or skilfully open up, and maximise, pupils’ learning
  • To introduce the concept of dialogic talk and analyse how it can be used to maximise pupil learning
  • To look at a range of strategies for improving the quality of pupil talk and for developing pupil vocabulary
  • To discuss some practical ideas for assisting pupils to learn about the learning process

If your school could benefit from this support please let us know by registering your interest on the form and we will get in touch to let you know about available dates.

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