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Primary Professional Development and Events

Primary Professional Development

CPD programmes, INSET and consultancy, and training courses for primary teachers and schools

Primary Professional Development

CPD programmes, INSET and consultancy, and training courses for primary teachers and schools

 
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There are significant demands on teachers' subject knowledge across the primary curriculum - not least in requiring you to understand how pupils learn.

We offer professional development courses and training at different levels of need, to support you improve subject knowledge, classroom practice and raise standards overall.

Our Professional Development Model 

  • Discover - regional courses
  • Implement - consultant-led INSET
  • Develop - on-going tailored consultancy support

CPD Programmes

Numicon CPD

Realise Numicon's true potential with NCETM accredited professional development

Inspire Maths CPD

Be fully supported through effective implementation of Inspire Maths in your school

Comprehension Express

Comprehension Express Training

One-day training to support successful implementation of Project X Comprehension Express

Comprehension Courses with Project X

Comprehension Courses

One-day courses to unlock the key comprehension strategies and improve reading for every child

Ruth Miskin Training

Training

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

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Project X CODE Training

Visit the Edge Hill University Training website for further information about Project X CODE training

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Big Writing Training

Visit the Andrell Education website for further information about training for Big Writing

Events near you!

Events near you!

Find your nearest professional development workshops, training and free local events. Search by region >>

Expert Events

Stephen Anwyll

Assessment and school accountability- adapting to the new landscape

Mike Askew

Professor Mike Askew

Teaching for Big Ideas in Mathematics

James Clements

Building an Outstanding Reading School: Meeting the Challenges of the 2014 National Curriculum

James Clements

Teaching Writing: A Pathway to success

Nikki Gamble

Raising Achievement in Junior Reading: Developing comprehension and meeting the demands of the 2014 National Curriculum for English

Jean Gross

Raising Achievement for your Lowest Attaining Children - Including Children from Low Income Backgrounds

Jean Gross

Resilient pupils…resilient parents…resilient schools

Andrew Jeffrey

Preventing the Gap – Making big impacts through small changes in mathematics

Sami Miller

Building the Outstanding Maths School: Helping schools meet the challenges and opportunities of the 2014 National Curriculum for Primary Mathematics

Ruth Miskin

Get them reading. Keep them reading. Change everything

Lorraine Petersen

SEND (special educational needs and disability) The new landscape for schools: Where are you on the journey of change?

Vanessa Prittard

Vanessa Pittard

Meeting the Mathematics Challenge through Mastery

Tony Whatmuff

Comprehending Comprehension: Making the invisible visible

Gary Wilson

Raising Boys' Achievement: Closing the Gap

PD Tools and Resources

Oxford Owl

Register for free support

Go to Oxford Owl to find online subscriptions and free support

Pathways Mastery of Mathematics

Discover School Improvement Pathways

An easy-to-use online system, fully resourced to improve teaching, learning and assessment

Professional Development Books

CPD Books

Professional development titles and resources to support and enrich your teaching skills

TreeTops Review

  • “A huge thank you for transforming my teaching of writing on behalf of the children I teach as well as me! It has certainly relit the passion I have for enthusing the children about their literacy learning.”

    Becki Jennings, Norfolk

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Professional Development

Number and Calculation: Getting the best results report (PDF)

Number and Calculation: Getting the best results report (PDF)

This report provides an overview of Ofsted’s reports Good Practice in Primary Mathematics: Evidence from 20 Successful Schools (2011) and Mathematics: Made to Measure (2012). It is written to help you reflect on your school’s approach to teaching number and calculation. In particular, the ‘Action Points’ and ‘Key Questions’ will help you assess the teaching of calculation and the development of children’s capacity to solve problems in your school.

Professional Development

Meet our NCETM Accredited Numicon Consultants

Meet our NCETM Accredited Numicon Consultants

Meet our team of NCETM-accredited consultants based across the UK

Professional Development

Parental Engagement: How to make a real difference report (PDF)

Parental Engagement: How to make a real difference report (PDF)

This report describes ways of increasing parents’ engagement with their children’s learning. It begins with a summary of research showing the impact of parental engagement. The audit on pages 4-17 is a self-evaluation tool – a set of questions to get you thinking about your current practice.

Professional Development

Phonics: Getting the best results report (PDF)

Phonics: Getting the best results report (PDF)

This report provides a short overview of Ofsted’s report on reading, Reading by six: how the best schools do it. It is written to help you reflect on any implications for your own school.

Professional Development

Developing Mathematical Habits of Mind (Video)

Developing Mathematical Habits of Mind (Video)

Lynn Churchman discusses becoming a mathematical thinker and problem-solver.

2 min 51 seconds

Handout (PDF)

Professional Development

Building a Strong Sense of Number by Age 11 (Video)

Building a Strong Sense of Number by Age 11 (Video)

Lynn Churchman discusses how to develop learners so they become confident and fluent in number by the end of primary school.

5 min 38 seconds

Professional Development

What is a tablet and where do I start?

What is a tablet and where do I start?

Ian Addison talks you through the basics of tablets including how to turn it, how to store them in school and functionality.
1 min 36 seconds

Professional Development

Tablets and apps in schools

Tablets and apps in schools

Ian Addison gives an overview what technology is being used in two primary schools and what it is being used for.
1 min 36 seconds

Professional Development

All About Apps

All About Apps

Learn what an app is, what you should consider when buying them for your school and how to buy them.
3 min 26 seconds

Professional Development

Effective Intervention Practice: Helping Children Succeed as Readers (Video)

Effective Intervention Practice: Helping Children Succeed as Readers (Video)

Di Hatchett discusses approaches to intervention practice. Di explains how schools can make informed decisions when selecting a reading intervention, and how to successfully manage the intervention thereafter.

4 min 3 seconds

Handout (PDF)

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