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Research School Network: Tackling Disadvantage Through High-Quality Teaching A OneCornwall and Cornwall Associate Research School Conference


Tackling Disadvantage Through High-Quality Teaching

A OneCornwall and Cornwall Associate Research School Conference

Tickets *

£ 60 - £30 for Early Career Teachers

* Limit 1 per person


12 November, 2021
09:30 - 16:00

- The Pavilion Centre
Royal Cornwall Showground
Wadebridge - cornwall

Conference aims

The phrase high-quality teaching’ is almost certainly used more than it is examined. The OneConrwall Conference explicitly aims to address many of the practices behind the term, and to focus on improving outcomes for disadvantaged students.

Who for?

MAT CEOs, governors, primary and secondary headteachers, senior leaders, classroom teachers (note that implementation workshops 3 and 5 are more suitable for leaders)

Who’s who?

  • Andry Brumby: Co-Director, Cornwall Associate Research School
  • Marc Cooper: As Deputy Headteacher at Brannel School, Marc led a trust-wide implementation programme focused on metacognittion
  • Clare Crowle: Strategic Lead, OneCornwall Teaching School Hub
  • Jon Eaton: Director, Kingsbridge Research School
  • Lorwyn Randall: Regional Delivery Lead – South West & South Coast, Education Endowment Foundation
  • John Rodgers: Co-Director, Cornwall Associate Research School
  • Marc Rowland: National expert and published author for the effective use of the Pupil Premium in schools
  • Helen Thorneycroft: Evidence Lead in Education, Kingsbridge Research School

Ensuring every teacher is supported in delivering high-quality teaching is essential to achieving the best outcomes for all pupils, particularly the most disadvantaged’ – EEF, School Improvement Planning


9:30 Arrive and coffee

10:00 Welcome from OneCornwall Teaching School Hub

10:15 Outline of the day and the conference focus – John Rodgers and Andy Brumby

10:30 Keynote 1: Tackling disadvantage: what works and what doesn’t – Marc Rowland


11:50 Workshop 1: Effective scaffolding – Andy Brumby

11:50 Workshop 2: Making the Implicit Explicit: an introduction to Metacognition – Helen Thorneycroft

11:50 Workshop 3: Implementing metacognition at scale: a case study – Jon Eaton and Marc Cooper

13:00 Lunch

13:45 Keynote 2: An Introduction to the EEF’s Professional Development guidance report – Lorwyn Randall

14:45 Workshop 4: Applying Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction – John Rodgers

14:45 Workshop 5: Implementing evidence-informed approaches – Jon Eaton

15:45 Closing reflections – John Rodgers and Andy Brumby

16:00 End

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