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Jean Gross
 

Jean Gross

Jean Gross

One of the biggest achievement barriers is lack of support at home.

Jean Gross‘s career in education as a teacher, an educational psychologist, author and an adviser to government is all about children who, one way or another, don’t have much going for them in their lives, and need extra support and help.

Until 2005, Jean was Senior Director within the government’s Primary National Strategy, responsible for its work on overcoming barriers to achievement. More recently Jean was England’s Communication Champion for children, and received a CBE in the 2012 New Year’s Honours List for services to education.

Her recent report, Parental Engagement: How to make a real difference, offers advice and proven strategies from schools who have successfully engaged parents and raised attainment.

Jean Gross shares ideas on raising pupils' achievement

Improving Communication Skills (video)

Jean Gross, an expert on speech, language and communication, offers advice on how to develop these vital skills in pupils.

4 min 34 seconds

Reaching Hard to Reach Parents (video)

Jean Gross gives top tips on how to encourage parents to support their children’s learning.

4 min 44 seconds

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Parental Engagement Report (PDF)

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Professional Development

Increasing the Impact of Teaching Assistants (Video)

Teaching Assistants are key providers of support in schools, making up a quarter of the school workforce. Jean Gross discusses how you can increase their impact on pupils’ achievement.

5 min 58 seconds

Handout (PDF)

Professional Development

Reaching Hard to Reach Parents (Video)

Jean Gross, whose career has focused on overcoming barriers to achievement, gives top tips on how to encourage parents to support their children’s learning.

4 min 44 seconds

Handout (PDF)

Professional Development

Improving Communication Skills (Video)

Jean Gross, an expert on speech, language and communication, offers advice on how to develop these vital skills in pupils.

4 min 34 seconds

Handout (PDF)

Showing 1-3 of 3 results
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