London South East Colleges has been running a pilot project in English over the past two years. This has been fully supported by Principal, Sam Parrett OBE, the Senior Leadership Team and the Teacher Development Unit, writes Fionnuala Devers, English Lecturer London South East Colleges.
The negative impact of a continued cycle of GCSE English resits has created many barriers to both learning and engagement. We therefore decided that a radical new and innovative approach should be adopted to re-ignite our English curriculum and boost learner engagement.
Informed and inspired by the research of Carol Dweck on Growth Mindset, we applied this matrix and methodology to a small cohort of English GCSE learners to measure if it could indeed have positive outcomes for achievement.
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The research culture in the Further Education (FE) and skills sector lags behind that seen in other professions. It’s time to come together to develop an evidence-informed profession, says Andrew Morris, chair of the Coalition for Evidence-Based education (CEBE) and an honorary associate professor at UCL Institute of Education.
Andrew Dowell, Head of Professional Status and Standards, and Berta Miguez-Lorenzo, Participant Experience Manager, host this one-hour webinar on everything to do with Advanced Teacher Status (ATS).
In this webinar, evidence-based teaching expert Geoff Petty is joined by Charlotte Bonner, the ETF’s National Head of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). This article looks back at the webinar and offers fresh insights and answers to questions asked during the live session.