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Evidence Informed Approaches to Improving Teaching in English

Explore how evidence informed practice can improve teaching in English

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Free - Up to 2 free subsequent delegates from the same school as a paying delegate

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Dates

28 September, 2021
15:30 - 17:30

8 February, 2022
15:30 - 17:30

24 May, 2022
15:30 - 17:30

Who is it aimed at?

English teachers and curriculum leaders.

What will be covered?

  • How to work with research evidence.
  • Evidence-informed strategies and case studies aimed at improving reading and writing in English lessons.
  • Key principles of English curriculum design.
  • Guidance on how to implement the strategies across an English department or wider network of teachers.

What will you know/​be able to do by the end of the programme?

  • How the following areas of research can be applied to English teaching
    • Cognitive science
    • Formative assessment
    • Metacognition
    • Feedback
    • Disciplinary literacy

What will be the potential impact on teachers and pupils as a result of this training?

  • Teachers will develop an evidence-informed approach to classroom practice.
  • Curriculum design will allow for greater retention for knowledge.
  • Ultimately, pupils will have a greater opportunity for success in terminal exams.

Further Reading

Improving Literacy in Secondary Schools ‑EEF Guidance Report

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Andy Tharby

Research Lead

Andy is a Co-Leader of English and Research Lead who has worked at Durrington for 15years. He is also the author of three well-received books on evidence-informed classroom teaching.

Read more aboutAndy Tharby

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