The programme has three phases, each with supporting face-to-face events or webinars hosted online (in response to COVID-19). Within each phase, participants will consider their own professional development, explore research and evidence, and demonstrate and extend their knowledge and understanding in key areas.
Core Programme | Events TSSW
Welcome Webinar: 30th June Phase One: Developing yourself (July - December 2020) Phase Two: Improving your Teaching Practice (January - March 2021) Phase Three: Undertaking an Improvement Project (April - September 2021)
Core Programme plus Kingsbridge Research School Phase One / Two: Engaging with Research and Evidence (1 day) - additional course to support your research project
Additional Kingsbridge Research School Courses
To enable you to further develop and support your classroom practice you can select up to three Kingsbridge Research courses from their 2020/21 programme. CLICK HERE These are evidence-informed training programmes, endorsed by the Education Endowment Foundation. We are able to offer these at a significant discount of a £100 per course and this will allow you to tailor the programme to your individual interests and needs. This offer is open to all participants up to a maximum of three courses.
PHASE One - Developing yourself
In Phase One you will:
•Undertake a self-review against our Professional Principles and use this to guide you as you develop your professional development plan •Select a broad area of focus for your research-based improvement project •Undertake a review of literature in your focus area
Key dates: 30th June – welcome webinar – hosted by CCT
1st July 2020 onwards Launch of online content for Phase One, including course 1a. Planning your Professional Development and Education Research Matters (Part One)
July & September 2020 Key debates in education – webinar series
October 2020 Phase One workshop webinar – date TBC
PHASE TWO - developing your practice
In Phase Two you will:
•Link the research to your classroom practice •Use the evidence you explored in Phase One to develop an evidence-based rubric and improve and refine your teaching practice •Use IRIS Connect software to record your teaching and support your progress.
4th – 22nd January 2021 ‘Improving your teaching practice’ event (full day) and launch of online content for Phase Two
PHASE THREE - increasing your impact
In Phase 3 you will:
•Identify a research question to explore, and plan and implement a research-based improvement project in your focus area •Share the outcomes of your project with peers •Consider how you might further increase your impact within and beyond your own classroom
April 2021 Phase Three workshop webinar – TBC Launch of online content for Phase Three including course 3a. Education Research Matters (Part Two)
21st June – 16th July 2021 ‘Sharing your research findings’ event (full day)
Phase 1 Online debate* (can also be taken at the end of Phase 3) Professional Development Plan (PDP) Literature Review
Phase 2 Reflective journal 1 Video observation journal
Other Assessments There are a range of other assessments which will need to be taken at some point during Phase Two or Phase Three. We will arrange a date (or range of dates) where you are able to sit the written and oral exam and undertake the OSTE. The multiple choice questionnaire can be taken online at a time that suits you.
Written and oral exam These focus on assessing you knowledge of your subject/specialism and pedagogical approaches within your subject/specialism.
Simulated scenario/OSTE (Objective Structured Teaching Exercise) This is an observed simulated scenario to demonstrate the participant's knowledge of effective pedagogical approaches.
Multiple choice questionnaire This focuses on assessment principles and practice. It is supported by a range of reading on the topic.
Graduation event On successful completion of the course you will be awarded Chartered Teacher Status and be invited to a graduation event held by the Chartered College of Teaching. This will be an opportunity for all Chartered Teachers and providers to meet and network with one another, and to celebrate your achievements.