Alongside Outstanding Teacher Learning and Assessmet (OTLA) project partners Bishop Auckland College and South West Durham Training, we explored how we might empower our teaching and learning communities to promote and celebrate equality and diversity (E&D) in effective and meaningful ways, helping improve learner access to, and engagement with, high quality, learner-centred E&D provision, writes Dr Vicky Butterby, Access Teacher and E&D Lead at Darlington Learning and Skills Service.
"Mainly I wouldn’t say equality and diversity, I’d just say what’s fair and what’s not fair". Utilising whole class discussion to help evaluate the impact of our collaborative action research project.
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Chloë Hynes reflects on the year she undertook Advanced Teacher Status (ATS) and the emotions that came with it, from initial feelings of being overwhelmed to a pride in challenge herself and pushing boundaries.
Mark Hobson, former lecturer in Further Education (FE) and Higher Education (HE), teaching Maths, Statistics and Engineering Principles, explains why he believes learning styles must be taught as part of teacher training and not become a ‘box-ticking’ exercise.
In this blog, Charlotte Bonner, National Head of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) at the Education and Training Foundation (ETF), discusses her insights from two sessions at the World Skills UK CPD event, ‘Developing excellence in teaching and training’.