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"SUSTAINING PARTNERSHIPS TO PROMOTE EXCELLENCE
IN TEACHING, LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP"
LEAD. TEACH. LEARN.
"SUSTAINING PARTNERSHIPS TO PROMOTE EXCELLENCE
IN TEACHING, LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP"
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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:

Teaching Learning in the Classroom Conference

Teaching Learning in the Classroom Conference

In Collaboration with Kingsbridge Research School, Cornwall Teaching School is holding a ‘Teaching Learning in the Classroom’ Conference on Monday 23rd April 2018.

Colleagues from across Cornwall are invited to attend this event which will explore practical ways of bringing evidence-based approaches to Learning to Learn into the classroom. Evidence suggests that pupils make more progress in classrooms that promote an understanding of how learning happens. Among the guest speakers will be Marc Rowland – former Director of Policy and Research for the National Education Trust – Professor Jonathan Sharples – a Senior Research Analyst with the Education Endowment Foundation – and Lorwyn Randall – Director of Kingsbridge Research School. The event will also feature expert teacher-led workshops from Jon Eaton and Freya Morrissey. The conference will take place on Monday 23rd April 2018 at Truro College from 9:30am until 4pm. Further information is available here.

Women into Senior Leadership

Women into Senior Leadership

Applications are now being invited for the Women into Senior Leadership course – “Taking the Next Steps – Am I Good Enough?” – which has been organised in collaboration with Kernow Teaching School Alliance and West Cornwall Teaching School.

This will be the third year that the Teaching School has organised the programme for women teachers in all phases and is aimed at those who are thinking of taking the next step into a more senior leadership role.

In addition to training days, participants will have the chance to visit schools with female heads and the opportunity to observe, discuss and reflect.

Applications are welcome from any women teachers in positions of leadership and the closing date is 12th January 2018. The course commences with a twilight on 6th February 2018 at Truro College. This will be followed by a training day on 28th February 2018 and a two day residential from 22nd to 23rd March 2018 at The Sands Resort, Newquay.

Places cost £225 each plus VAT and further information is available here.

Institute of Physics Free CPD Workshops

Free Physics CPD Workshops in Cornwall – 2017/18

 

Teaching Radiation with Confidence

Wednesday 24 January 2018 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Truro College

Join us for an opportunity to discuss how to make the most of teaching radiation at KS4. Starting with ideas for the structure of the atom to practical ways of modelling half-life and explaining nuclear equations. Practical demonstration will include the use of radioactive sources. Ideal for non-specialists and early career teachers.

Refreshments available from 4:45 pm.

Sign up online at http://www.talkphysics.org/events/teaching-radiation-with-confidence/

 

Teaching Electromagnetism

Wednesday 25 April 2018 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Truro College

Join us for an early evening of explaining electromagnetism for KS3 and KS4. Electromagnetism can be a confusing topic for learners. This workshop will focus on building confidence with the abstract ideas and overcoming the practical challenges. We will discuss and demonstrate helpful ways of teaching the effects and uses of electromagnetism, including the motor effect. 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 http://www.talkphysics.org/events/teaching-electromagnetism/

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

School Improvement

Keeping Up With What’s New

One day’s training with school improvement expert, Dr Bogusia Matusiak Varley, to help teachers explore ways in which to present current information on outcomes to Inspectors.

Opportunities will be provided to share best practice and explore current foci of inspections.

The training will take place on Wednesday 18th October 2017 at Truro College (9am – 4:30pm) and cost per delegate is £150 plus VAT.

To book a place please contact Emma Williams – emmawil@truro-penwith.ac.uk

Cornwall Science Learning Partnership Courses

Cornwall Science Learning Partnership Spring CPD Programme

The Home Straight – Securing the Grades – with the first examination of the new 9 to 1 graded science GCSEs in June 2018, the Science Learning Partnerships have drawn together a series of workshops to help you and your science teams prepare your students and yourselves.

30th January 2018 at Truro College

Classroom Chemistry for NQT Primary Teachers – this session is targeted at NQTs but is open to all primary teachers who would like the chance to take part in this free CPD. The session will enable you to develop confidence in your subject knowledge and understanding of chemistry and science at KS1 and KS2. You will have the opportunity to take part in practical activities to increase your confidence of delivery.

20th February 2018 at Truro College

Cornwall Primary Conference

The Primary Conference provides outstanding learning opportunities linked to topical developments in primary science teaching alongside time to talk and share ideas from other primary practitioners. The conference will include sessions from the Primary Science Teaching Trust, the Royal Society of Chemistry and from the county STEM advisor.

21st February 2018 at Callywith College, Bodmin

Royal Society of Chemistry Support Sessions for Secondary Teachers

This CPD will be particularly useful for NQTs but is open to all secondary science teachers who would like the chance to take part in this free CPD. This session will enable you to develop confidence in your subject knowledge and understanding of chemistry.

22nd February 2018 at Truro College

STEM Showcase

A special evening dedicated to showcasing STEM in Cornwall, providing a new science networking opportunity for teachers and STEM ambassadors from both primary and secondary schools and colleges.

8th March 2018 at Truro College

Grade Securing Strategies: Supporting Chemistry in the new GCSE 1-9 Grades

This twilight session in conjunction with the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Learn Chemistry Partnership Programme will look at ways to prepare students and yourselves as we approach the examination season. Topics in the session will include from practical to paper and how the questions reflect the practical skills as well as supporting the extended writing.

8th March 2018 at Sir John Hunt Community Sports College, Plymouth

Further information about the primary courses is available here and details about the secondary courses is available by clicking here.