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In School/College INSET

If you are looking for a course to run onsite at your school or college, we have over 800 to chose from. These are all quality assured courses we have successfully run in the recent past.  They have been delivered exclusively by trusted trainers that consistently receive great feedback.  98% of attendees state they would recommend our courses on their evaluation forms.

To narrow down the list of courses to only those in your chosen subject, simply click below on the area of expertise most applicable to you or your colleagues. Otherwise you will be scrolling all 800 teacher training days in alphabetical order!  If you're planning a Whole School INSET day, our unrivalled range of learning and teaching, pastoral care, behaviour, leadership and Special Educational Needs programmes may well prove of interest.

Once you find a course of interest (or if you already know the INSET topic you would like to run) click on the contact form link on this page, including prospective dates, and we will happily check availability for you.  We are offering a 20% discount on all INSET speakers booked in June and July.  This applies even if you are planning ahead for the next academic year.

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Preparing your Art, Craft and Design Department for Review

Accountability is important when running a department and this is often monitored through school observation and local authority reviews, as well as being part of an OfSTED inspection.

Raising Standards in Art by improving the KS2 - KS3 Transition

Recent national OfSTED reports for Art and Design have identified that a key issue in raising standards at the Key Stage 3 is the need to improve the Key Stage 2-3 transition. This course identifies the important factors to address when reviewing transition arrangements - and offers practical suggestions for constructive steps that can be taken.

Setting up and Running a successful GCSE Digital Photography Course, for all abilities, on a tight budget

This course will give you practical tips for setting up and running a GCSE Photography course and will also consider factors such as limited funding and inclusion. As GCSE Photography becomes increasingly popular in schools you will find out how to design a course which suits your pupils and which recent research and OfSTED findings show can motivate underachieving boys in particular.

Successfully Implementing the GCSE in Applied A&D including information about the New Specifications

The Applied GCSE provides opportunities for students to understand the professional world of art, craft and design through investigating the business and commercial aspects of the industry. This course will look at approaches to teaching, learning and delivery of this vocational course, through exploring a range of resources that teachers can incorporate into their teaching and learning activities. A set of comprehensive materials will be provided to give teachers a head start in implementing the course

Survival Skills in the Art Room for NQTs and Non-specialist Art Teachers

This course is invaluable for newly qualified or non-specialist teachers of art. It will offer tried and tested successful strategies for coping in a practical subject area. Delegates will gain the confidence needed to teach effectively and develop the skills to create a safe and efficient working environment for their pupils. The programme will include suggestions on the use of suitable resources and equipment helpful in delivering a scheme of work that addresses National Curriculum and GCSE requirements.

The New & Aspiring Head of Art and Design

This course will help you to clarify your main managerial roles and responsibilities and will also address the core values of art and design education that should underpin the department. With a clear focus on raising pupils' achievement, this training day will help you develop an overview of national standards in the subject and identify key strategies for initiating improvement.

The New Curriculum, Applied Learning: KS3 Art & Design to the Diploma in Creative and Media

We all know time to digest and consolidate change of any kind is at a premium within a school setting. As a busy member of staff in an Art and Design department you will of course have awareness of changes in your subject. These changes are hugely significant and far-reaching. The government want to see all students place more emphasis on skills and learning and life. One of the aims of the new curriculum is to create more successful learners.

Using Contemporary Art & the New Technologies in the Art, Craft & Design Curriculum at KS 3, 4 and 5

We live in a fast moving age in the 21st century. Traditional notions of Art and Design evolve and change to reflect this...but, in some secondary schools the art curriculum is rooted in the past and is not delivering teaching and learning experiences and content relevant to the teenager of today.

Using Higher-level Thinking Skills in Art, Craft & Design to Enhance Teaching and Learning

Art, Craft and Design offers many opportunities for teachers to develop higher level thinking skills in their pupils, through engaging them in learning conversations, the use of effective questioning, shared learning experiences and exploring contemporary as well as historical concepts in Art.


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