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"SUSTAINING PARTNERSHIPS TO PROMOTE EXCELLENCE
IN TEACHING, LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP"
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About Cornwall Teaching School

Cornwall Teaching School is a partnership of Teaching Schools, partner schools and other organisations based in Cornwall. The designated teaching school of Truro and Penwith College is a National Support School (NSS) led by National Leaders of Education (NLE).

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Alliance Partners

Please see below some of our current courses on offer:

Science Learning Partnership Secondary Winter/Spring Programme

Science Learning Partnership Secondary Winter/Spring Programme

The local Science Learning Partnership (SLP) offers subject-specific, high quality science CPD to help  develop teaching practice. They also provide professional development activity that takes place in-house. Whether you are looking to support individual schools or colleges or those in a multi-academy trust they can support you by:

  • Identifying your CPD needs
  • Tailoring the content of science CPD activities to your school or college’s needs (full-day, half-day
    or twilight)
  • Reducing costs by providing one session for all members of a department, school, college or
    multi academy trust

Please click here for more information about the SLP’s Secondary Science CPD Programme for Winter/Spring 2019.

Science Learning Partnership – Primary Winter/Spring Programme

Science Learning Partnership – Primary Winter/Spring Programme

The local Science Learning Partnership (SLP) offers subject-specific, high quality science CPD to help  develop teaching practice. They also provide professional development activity that takes place in-house. Whether you are looking to support individual schools or colleges or those in a multi-academy trust they can support you by:

  • Identifying your CPD needs
  • Tailoring the content of science CPD activities to your school or college’s needs (full-day, half-day
    or twilight)
  • Reducing costs by providing one session for all members of a department, school, college or
    multi academy trust

Please click here for more information about the SLP’s Primary Science CPD Programme for Winter/Spring 2019.

School Inspections – Keeping Up With What’s New

School Inspections – Keeping Up With What’s New

School Improvement expert, Dr Bogusia Matusiak-Varley BEd, PG Dip, MA, will deliver a training session for school leaders on ‘Keeping up With What’s New in School Inspections’ at Truro College on Wednesday 13th February 2019 from 9am until 3:15pm.

Dr Bogusia will focus on evidence-based research on curriculum planning as well as preparing evidence for curriculum intent, implementation and impact. Updated information will also be provided on preparing evidence for inspections.

The cost to attend the session is £150 per delegate plus VAT (terms and conditions are available here.)

Places are limited, so if you would like to book a place please email Emma Williams as soon as possible at emmawil@truro-penwith.ac.uk

Bogusia Matusiak Varley B.ED MA, PhD

With over 30 years of experience in advising on all aspects of Education, Dr Bogusia is an expert in school improvement in all phases, Teaching and Learning, Inclusion Leadership, helping schools to self-evaluate and improving all aspects of provision.

Dr Bogusia has held, and currently holds, leadership positions in both the education and business sectors. She is a Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming. She runs regular educational conferences at a national level on a variety of educational topics and is a visiting lecturer at a number of British Universities. Dr Bogusia is the current Educational Consultant and Advisor for a number of Academy chains.

Dr Bogusia’s passion is developing leaders’ skills in managing their workforce, devising systems of accountability and improving outcomes. This passion led to her undertaking and completing in 2017 a PhD in ‘Creative Approaches to Leadership’ from Durham University. Dr Bogusia’s skills lie in empowering leaders. She has helped numerous directors, headteachers and senior managers to turn around underperforming organisations. She is able to help leaders gain a clear view of their barriers to achieving greater success and to raise outcomes of all groups of students.

Teacher Subject Specialism Training – Maths

Teacher Subject Specialism Training – Maths

 

Teacher Subject Specialism Training (TSST) courses are being delivered in partnership with the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching and Cornwall and West Devon Maths Hub with introductory meetings taking place next month.

The courses provide high quality professional development to enhance the teaching of mathematics and is offered free to state school teachers. The Secondary TSST course is focused on enhancing teaching at KS3 and Foundation Tier GCSE and the Core Maths TSST Course introduces the teaching philosophy for the new Level 3 Core Maths courses.

Both courses are also open to returners to maths teaching who want to upgrade and revise their skills and gain up to date teaching experience. Further details are available here.

Introductory meetings will be taking place on Tuesday 22nd January 2019 at Truro College (4:30pm to 5:30pm) and on Thursday 24th January 2019 at Callywith College (4:30pm to 5:30pm).

If you would like to attend one of these meetings then please contact Liz Holland for more information and application forms at liz.holland@plymouth.ac.uk

Free Physics CPD Workshops 2018-19

Free Physics CPD Workshops 2018-19

Teaching Electricity

Monday 3rd December 2018 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Truro College

Join us for a workshop and discussion about new ways to approach the teaching of electricity in the new KS4 curriculum. Starting with how to model electricity, the workshop will include teaching ideas and demonstrations on potentials, electric fields, resistance and electric circuits. We will exploring how to address common misconceptions. Ideal for non-specialists and early career teachers.

Refreshments available from 4:45 pm.

Sign up online at www.talkphysics.org/events/teaching-electricity-2/

Teaching Waves

Monday 11th February 2019 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Truro College

Join us for an opportunity to discuss how to make the most of teaching waves at KS4. Including how to model a wave; electromagnetic waves, refraction and lenses. Emphasise is placed on getting the most out of a ripple tank for any required practical work. Ideal for non-specialists and early career teachers.

Refreshments available from 4:45 pm.

Sign up online at www.talkphysics.org/events/teaching-waves/

Teaching Energy

Monday 29th April 2019 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Truro College

Join us for an early evening of explaining energy at KS3 and KS4. Looking at how the new syllabus describes energy and what energy is. Ideal for non-specialists and early career teachers, but experienced physicists might pick up new ideas too!

Refreshments available from 4:45 pm.

Sign up online at www.talkphysics.org/events/teaching-energy/

If you have any questions regarding these events or wish to be kept informed of future network events in your area, contact paulb@truro-penwith.ac.uk