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TLT17: Plenary

Lisa Jane Ashes asks, why are we still here? She is a self-confessed geek, but spent a year away from school as a child because nobody could tell her the point of going. After spending her first year as an … Continue reading

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TLT17: Session 4

Owen Carter and Mike Slavinsky on knowing your impact. Some context: The Brilliant Club. PhD researchers are recruited to go to work with small groups of high potential students through the Scholars Programme; its twin, Researchers in Schools, places PhD … Continue reading

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TLT17: Session 3

Mark Enser on challenge for all. How can we create the correct level of challenge without leaving anybody behind? How do we create a culture of evidence? How do we do this while leaving nobody behind?  In 2015, Mark’s department … Continue reading

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TLT17: Session 2

Kev Bartle on the chaos of coalition: trust, vulnerability and interdependence in schools.  He suggests we pay too much attention to the apps in education, without looking at the operating system. We should look at changing the way we operate … Continue reading

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TLT17: Session 1

Matt Pinkett on Feedback. “We’re spending too much time ticking, flicking and dicking about.” He will talk us through three methods of verbal feedback and give us an overview of the evidence base for written marking.  Beginning with the latter, … Continue reading

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TLT17: Introduction

Chris Moyse doing the opening speech at TLT’s 5th event.  He starts with a book shelf…. He recommends the bottom left, a book about the All Blacks. My previous Head of Sixth did a series of assemblies based on this … Continue reading

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ResearchED: session 7

(I was late for session 6 so I missed it out of blogging) Amanda Spielman, HMCI, taking us through the different ways that Ofsted uses research to improve its practice. What should be the purposes of research at Ofsted? Giving … Continue reading

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