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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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AS Level Sociology: Family and Households: Meeting the demands of the new specifications

This intensive, interactive one-day course has been specifically designed with the new specifications in mind. The programme of events will provide a unique and high energy day giving delegates an opportunity to discuss areas of current sociological research and consider a variety of interactive teaching methods suitable for the AS/A2 Level cohort.

Assessment for Learning (AfL) and Assessing Pupil Progress (APP) in Humanities

The course will examine AfL and APP in the context of Humanities. Delegates attending this course will come away with the principles of AfL and APP and how it can enhance the learning experience for students in Humanities.

The tutor will provide constructive advice on how to implement APP and strengthen the AfL strategy in Humanities to have a direct impact on achievement and self esteem of students in Humanities. Suzanne will give constructive advice on how to manage APP and demonstrate best practice so far in humanities with the AfL strategy.

Challenging Gifted & Talented Students in Humanities

This course reviews all aspects of challenging gifted and talented students in Humanities. The tutor will help you to develop an understanding of the needs of gifted and talented pupils in history, geography and religious studies. The focus will be on providing effective classroom provision for giftedness in Humanities within the context of the whole school strategy.

Developing Research Skills for the Diploma in Society, Health & Development (Levels 1, 2 and 3)

The focus of this training day will be on the ways learners can develop and enhance their research skills. Learners will start to do this at Level 1 and by Level 3 they will be expected to have the ability to independently discover relevant information and sift out what they do not need.

Developing Successful Exam Skills for the Diploma in Society, Health & Development (Levels 1, 2 and 3)

This key training will consider some of the implications of the new Diploma in Society, Health and Development. The main focus will be on preparing learners for the external assessments at each level. Those who attend will have the chance to consider how learning outcomes are linked to assessment criteria and how these are then tested in the external assessments.

Highly Effective Management of the KS3 Humanities Curriculum

The course will examine the management and development of the key stage 3 Humanities curriculum for History, Geography and Religious Studies. Delegates will come away with fresh ideas and practical strategies to enhance the quality of the key stage 3 Humanities curriculum.

Leading a Successful Humanities Department

The course will provide delegates with a practical understanding of the key areas of subject leadership, including change management, improvement planning, team and resource development and monitoring and evaluation. From running successful team meetings to making use of assessment data; from liaising with senior management to getting the best from department resources, a range of practical strategies will support new heads of department as they embark on this most important of school roles.

Literacy Skills to Raise Attainment in Humanities

The course examines all aspects of literacy within the Humanities curriculum. The course focuses on literacy skills to raise performance at key stage 3 and 4 with particular emphasis placed on strategies to improve the quality of writing. It will consider practical, explicit ways of developing literacy skills to raise achievement in Humanities.

Raising Achievement in Academic Writing for Humanities & Social Science Students

Delegates will receive guidance, advice and activities to help them inspire and inform their students to write more academically and more critically. They will learn the real differences between academic writing and other forms, as well as how to hit the academic register consistently. Specifically, delegates will have the opportunity to take away activities relating to EFFECTIVE ESSAY WRITING, EFFECTIVE FEEDBACK STRATEGIES, SELF-ASSESSMENT AND SELF-MONITORING RUBRICS.

The Highly-Effective 2nd in Humanities

The course offers practical advice on how to become an excellent Second in the Humanities faculty. It will explore all the issues facing a Second in the Humanities faculty and will provide constructive advice on how to tackle these effectively. It will clarify the role and suggests ways to develop your leadership style and work effectively with the Humanities Co-ordinator and the rest of the team. It is aimed at empowering you and developing your skills for this key leadership position.

The Highly-effective Humanities Co-ordinator

The course offers practical advice on how to become an excellent Humanities Co-ordinator. It will explore all the issues facing Humanities Co-ordinators and will give constructive advice on how to tackle these effectively. It will clarify the role and suggests ways to best manage the many demands on the Humanities Co-ordinator. It is aimed at empowering you in this key leadership position.

Using Interactive Whiteboards Effectively in Sociology

This course is designed to be of relevance to all teachers of sociology. It will focus upon the effective use of interactive whiteboards in teaching and learning and the development of resources. The speaker will demonstrate the full range of techniques for using an interactive whiteboard, but there will also be 'hands on' sessions for participants to try things for themselves.
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