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Research School Network: Making the Difference for Disadvantaged Pupils This programme seeks to explore practical, evidence-informed approaches for closing the poverty-related attainment gap.

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Making the Difference for Disadvantaged Pupils

This programme seeks to explore practical, evidence-informed approaches for closing the poverty-related attainment gap.

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£ 150 - Non-TSSW members

Free - TSSW members

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Dates

20 April, 2021 | 10:00 - 12:00

7 May, 2021 | 10:00 - 12:00

25 May, 2021 | 10:00 - 12:00

14 June, 2021 | 10:00 - 12:00

25 June, 2021 | 10:00 - 12:00

FREE FOR TSSW MEMBERS

£150 FOR NON-TSSW MEMBERS

Course Description

Module 1: Tuesday 20 April 2021

- Setting the scene: the evidence behind the disadvantage gap.
- Introduction to the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and Research School
- Beliefs and assumptions around disadvantage
The evidence behind the disadvantage gap

Inter-session module: school audit tool


Module 2: Friday 7 May 2021
- In the classroom: an excellent teacher in front of every class.
- Improving teaching: metacognition
- Example completed tiered models 

Inter-session module: Implementation planning for the teaching’ section of the tiered model


Module 3: Tuesday 25 May 2021
- Structured interventions: providing targeted academic support.
- Principles of good assessment
- Examples of targeted intervention and how to evaluate bought-in packages
- Identifying the active ingredients of an intervention

Inter-session module: Return to implementation plans: address the targeted intervention’ strand of the tiered model


Module 4: Monday 14 June 2021
- In the school: addressing non-academic barriers to success
- Non-academic barriers to success
- Behaviour, Learning behaviours


Module 5: Friday 25 June 2021
· Parental engagement and attendance
· Completing implementation plans

Follow-up module: Return to implementation plans – address wider strategies’ strand of tiered model



Target Audience

For Headteachers, Governors, Pupil Premium coordinators and school leaders supporting disadvantaged students. Note that we strongly recommend that at least two members of the same school attend to aid collaboration.



Course Leaders

Andy Brumby | Director of Cornwall Associate Research School and former Director of Education and Achievement at Kernow Learning

Jon Eaton | Director of Kingsbridge Research School

Freya Morrissey | Evidence Lead in Education for Metacognition and Head of English at Teign School

Marc Rowland | National expert and published author for the effective use of the Pupil Premium in schools with over 500 Pupil Premium reviews carried out in England

Helen Thorneycroft | Evidence Lead in Education for Learning Behaviours



Dates

All 4 modules run from 1000 to 1200 | online via Zoom

Session 1: Tuesday 20 April 2021

Session 2: Friday 7 May 2021

Session 3: Tuesday 25 May 2021

Session 4: Monday 14 June 2021

Session 5: Friday 25 June 2021


Fees | £150/TSSW members FREE

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