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Professional Development

In-school and online CPD for teachers

 

As a busy Primary teacher, we understand that finding time for professional development can be a challenge. Let us support you with a range of CPD delivered in the format that’s best for you, whether that’s a quick-read blog post, a more in-depth webinar or face-to-face training. Our PD covers the key topics needed to grow your skills as a teacher, including Phonics, Reading, Catch-up, Maths and Word Gap. 

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Browse our Maths CPD

Book your Numicon professional development course

Numicon CPD

Complete both digital or face-to-face NCETM accredited training to realise Numicon’s full potential.

Inspire Maths CPD

Transform the teaching and learning of mathematics in your school and raise pupil’s attainment with our CPD.

MathsBeat

MathsBeat

Includes integrated professional development videos to support teachers at all levels of experience

Andrew Jeffrey

The CPA approach

Andrew Jeffrey looks at different physical resources and how they can be used to support children as they build their understanding of our number system.

Oxford Education Podcast, Andrew Jeffrey

The language of maths

Listen to Andrew Jeffrey talk to Helen Prince about the importance of understanding language in order to grasp mathematical concepts.

Browse our Phonics CPD

Floppy's Phonics Sounds and Letters

Floppy's Phonics Training

Get practical support directly from highly respected phonics expert, Debbie Hepplewhite and online training available from Oxford's Floppy's Phonics trainers to implement this synthetic phonics teaching programme.

Ruth Miskin Training

Read Write Inc. Training

Visit the Ruth Miskin Training website for full details of the training available for Read Write Inc.

Watch the latest ELS webinar

Katie Press and Tara Dodson are joined by three teachers currently using ELS to discuss why they chose the programme, how they've implemented it in their schools, what the successes and challenges have been, and how their pupils are getting on.

Browse our Reading CPD

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Project X CODE Training

BOOK NOW: PX CODE training begins on September 12th, 2022.

Lit In Colour Diversifying Reading Podcast

Diversifying Reading Podcast

Listen now to explore why it’s important for all children to have access to a representative range of books, ways to diversify your reading curriculum, and ideas to support parents.

Read key takeaways

Shareen Wilkinson reflects on the Lit in Colour research and some steps you can take now to start diversifying your curriculum.

Closing the Vocabulary Gap

Following Shareen Wilkinson's successful webinar, read how she explores different approaches on teaching vocabulary

Teaching Reading: Decoding, Comprehension and Fluency

James explores the factors that contribute to skilled reading and introduces some different models for the classroom. Webinar 1 of 5 in this series with James Clements.

Closing the Vocabulary Gap in Primary schools

Shareen Wilkinson (Mayers) looks at the research underpinning the emphasis on teaching vocabulary and explores EYFS, KS1 and an overview of KS2.

Becoming a Reader and Building a Reading Culture

James Clements explores some practical ways that teachers might build an authentic reading culture, helping children to become readers. Webinar 2 of 5 in this series with James Clements.

Browse our Catch-up and Intervention CPD

Numicon Intervention Programme CPD

Numicon Intervention Programme CPD

BOOK NOW: Five live digital sessions to help guide you through the Numicon Intervention programme.

Numicon Catch-Up and Intervention professional development

Numicon Online PD for Catch-up and Intervention

Stay on track with flexible, anytime-anywhere PD (online course.)

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Project X CODE Training

BOOK NOW: PX CODE training begins on September 12th, 2022.

Closing the Vocabulary Gap in Primary schools

Shareen Wilkinson (Mayers) looks at the research underpinning the emphasis on teaching vocabulary and explores EYFS, KS1 and an overview of KS2.

Browse our Word Gap CPD

Oxford Education Podcast wtih Louise Pennington

Podcast: How can the Word Gap affect communication in pupils with SEND?

Listen to Louise Pennington talk about communication in children with special educational needs.

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Bridging the Word Gap at Transition: a Vocabulary Treasure Trove

Helen Prince offers practical ideas to bridge the word gap at transition, drawn from the findings of the latest Oxford Language Report.

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Building Vocabulary, Building a Voice

This session enables teachers to introduce new vocabulary strategically through rich discussion, repetition and analysis of new words. Webinar 2 of 5 in this series with Helen Prince.