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Challenging able learners (primary)
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Challenging able learners (primary)

Two-part online course


Online CPD

Session 1: 1.30 - 3.00pm Thursday 11 June
Session 2: 1.30 - 2.30pm Tuesday 30 June

What constitutes high-quality challenge in the classroom? Why is this important, and how can it be achieved? Join this new online course to explore a range of strategies and resources to engage and challenge more able learners. The course comprises a 90-minute online tutorial on 11 June and a 60-minute interactive follow-up session on 30 June, with the intervening time used for delegates to reflect on practice in their own schools and how this could be developed.

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Led by NACE Associate and Trustee Sue Mordecai, this two-part online course will help primary practitioners improve their understanding of high-quality challenge in the classroom, offering a range of tried and tested strategies to support this. The course comprises a 90-minute online tutorial (11 June) and a 60-minute interactive session (30 June), with the intervening time used for delegates to review and reflect on their own practice.

For more information about how our online training works, click here.

This course is suitable for primary teachers, leaders and more able coordinators who have not attended one of Sue Mordecai's courses in the last 12 months.

1.30 – 3.00pm Thursday 11 June 2020

This 90-minute online tutorial will cover:

  • Lessons learned from the current situation – so far
  • What constitutes challenge?
  • Strategies to support challenge
  • Practical ideas and resources
  • Plenary and next steps

1.30 – 2.30pm Tuesday 30 June 2020

  • Online Q&A session
  • Action planning and next steps
  • Develop your understanding of high-quality challenge in the classroom and why this is important
  • Reflect on the current situation and lessons learned for the future
  • Practical strategies and resources to use in your practice and share with colleagues
  • Course leader

    Sue Mordecai
    , NACE Associate and Trustee

    Experienced practitioner, leader and adviser, Sue Mordecai delivers training to help schools improve provision for more able learners, with a focus on challenging teaching and learning for all.

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