What does teaching and learning look like in a knowledge-rich primary lesson?, Inspiration Trust Curriculum Centre, Monday, 25. March 2019

About the course
A knowledge thorough pedagogy is an important accompaniment to a knowledge-rich curriculum. For teachers unused to emphasising knowledge acquisition lesson by lesson the knowledge-rich curriculum can require adjustments to accustomed practices. This course covers the notion of ‘high-leverage activities’ and how these can be used to ensure teaching time focuses squarely on the central goal of appropriate knowledge acquisition. The tutors will explain why a focus on knowledge acquisition is so crucial in primary education before giving highly practical guidelines for knowledge-rich primary lessons. 
Who should attend?
Primary teachers and leaders looking to understand how a knowledge-rich approach can benefit primary learning across the curriculum.
The tutors
Sarah Buckley is the primary phase leader of initial teacher training at the Inspiration Trust. She was previously vice principal at Great Yarmouth Primary Academy where she led teaching and learning, assessment, and the development of trainee teachers. She developed the primary knowledge-based curriculum in her school and leads on writing moderation at Key Stage 2 for the works alongside the Inspiration Trust subject specialist leaders to ensure all resources have the maximum impact for learning. She has delivered CPD and training for new and experienced teachers across has taught across the whole of the primary phase in some of the most challenging schools in Norfolk for the past nine years after having worked across five counties in England as well as in Germany, Cyprus, and Australia.
Christine Counsell is director of education at the Inspiration Trust. Her career includes 10 years of classroom teaching and leadership, work as a local authority adviser (primary and secondary), early years lecturing in ITT, two decades of teacher training and development at the University of Cambridge and extensive national and international work advising on curriculum issues with teachers, scholars and policy-makers. Christine has published widely, including academic papers, practical guides and classroom resources and has extensive experience of primary and secondary whole-school inset especially in literacy and knowledge.
Booking discounts
Staff at schools in Norfolk and north Suffolk can claim a 50% discount on course costs - simply use the ANGLIA promotional code when booking.
Inspiration Teaching School Alliance partners qualify for priority booking and a 70% discount on course costs; please contact your school for your promotional code.

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