Select Day

Day 1 – 12 March 2019

08.00–9.00
Registration and Refreshments
09.00–09.15
Dr Pauline Stephen Chair’s Welcome
09.15-09.45
  • How GTCS is supporting Scottish learners
  • Evidence and impact
  • How Visible Learning blends with the Scottish vision

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09.45–10.30
  • Advanced learning 2019
  • Outline key attributes of teaching
  • Evaluative thinking
  • Developing teaching expertise

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10.30–11.00
Morning Break
11.00–12.00
  • Key features of effective feedback
  • When feedback is needed
  • What to focus on to be most effective

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  • Visible Learning 2019
  • School impact change model
  • Visible Learning research

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  • Developing assessmentcapable learners
  • Gain a deeper understanding of what makes a difference
  • Teacher clarity, effective feedback and pupil voice

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  • The Big 6 influences
  • Practical actions to use in your setting
  • Collaboration tools such as the flipped model

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  • Teacher/learner – friendly data
  • How to avoid a numbers-only cult
  • How collaborative expertise thrives when teachers plan around data
  • Practitioner enquiry tool
  • Collaborative efficacy: building a language of learning
  • Collaborative practitioner enquiry focusing on formative assessment
  • Take-away model to check progress
  • The secrets of implementation
12.00–13.00
Lunch
13.00–13.45
14.00–15.00
  • Embed a coherence framework
  • How to secure accountability
  • Every day practice and focus

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  • How to establish teacher credibility
  • Healthy relationships in practice
  • How to engage students in deeper learning based on trust

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  • Linking schools, clusters and LAs
  • How VL brings How Good Is Our School? (4) to life
  • How VL can join the dots

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  • Taxonomy of teacher collaboration
  • Meaningful involvement for teachers
  • How to measure existing efficacy

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  • Causes of poor implementation
  • How to succeed at change initiatives
  • How surface to deep level learning can maximise outcomes
  • Clarity on barriers preventing effective collaboration
  • Advice on improving teacher quality
  • Key ingredients for effective teacher CPD
  • Key VL attributes for clusters
  • Rationale for a collaborative learning culture
  • The context influence unpicked
15.00–15.30
Afternoon Break
15.30–16.30
  • Assessment capability explained
  • How to develop key traits
  • Practical approaches for assessment-capable learners

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  • The link between collective efficacy and achievement
  • Four sources that shape collective efficacy beliefs

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  • Understanding the instruction feedback model
  • Feedback improving student learning
  • Latest research into practice

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  • NEW practical classroom model
  • Top tips for what doesn’t work
  • Best practices for discovery
  • Creating a culture of evaluation
Gavin Sinnott & Ann-Marie Hainsworth Implementing Visible Learning at School Level
  • The 5 essential practices
  • Sharing clarity for learning
  • Putting practices into action

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  • The why, what and how of collective efficacy and collaborative expertise
  • Required key qualities
  • How to apply to your own practice
16.40–17.30
  • 6 key practices great leaders adopt
  • Global case studies and research
  • How to avoid the leader traps
  • Embed a coherence framwork
  • Secure accountability in everyday practice

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Timetable subject to change