Developing independent and resilient learners to make more progress
Ofsted expects to see rapid academic progress, and industry demands that schools produce more confident, resilient individuals – how can schools deliver for the new progress measures and start producing the right kind of learners?
The new education secretary and the opposition education spokesman are both championing a new approach that challenges the exam factory system. Teachers have known for a long time that good exam results alone does not necessary lead to success in life or work. Now is the time to embed a new culture of learning in every classroom that breeds confidence and resilience in learners – and delivers the grades.
This workshop is about how to develop a ‘growth mindset’ amongst students to turn them into high achievers. It will explore what Ofsted are looking for when they speak to your students, and build on the literacy initiatives currently in place, to help schools develop better learners who are work-ready. The workshop will cover how to develop powerful communication skills for your students, and how to build their self-confidence and adaptability to help make them ready for exams, work and life. It will also look at how to embed a growth mindset amongst teachers to create a culture of highly effective peer coaching and continuous improvement.
Take a look at the programme for the Growth Mindset workshop here.
This unique course is designed and delivered by inspirational trainer, successful author and former Headteacher Jackie Beere OBE. It will be based on her new book, ‘Choose to Grow’ which uses the elements of Carol Dweck’s theory on mindset*, a ground-breaking idea which has a wide range of practical applications for teachers to use to assess and deliver progress.
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Jackie Beere OBE on Growth Mindset for Schools
|Each attendee will receive their free copy of Jackie Beere OBE’s book, on which the workshop is based: ‘Choose to Grow’ which uses the elements of Carol Dweck’s theory on mindset.* They will also receive a pack of teaching resources to take away and an electronic version of the slides.||Ahead of her upcoming Growth Mindset Workshop for schools, Jackie Beere OBE discusses the ground-breaking new approach which is sweeping UK schools and helping them to develop independent, confident and resilient learners. Watch the video here>>|
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|09:30||Registration and coffee|
|10:00||How the national context is changing and why schools need to develop students with a growth mindset|
|10:45||Classroom activities that develop students with a growth mindset|
|11:35||Classroom activities that develop learners and learning (cont)|
|13:30||Differentiation in the classroom: addressing individual needs to close the progress gap for learners|
|14:15||Developing students’ communication skills to build resilience and make them work-ready|
|15:05||Growth mindset for teachers: performance management that delivers continuous improvement on a whole-school level|
|15:35||Getting ready to go back and make a difference|
Jackie moved from primary teaching into secondary as an English teacher and later Head of Teaching and Learning. She was one of the first Advanced Skills Teachers leading and implementing innovative teaching and learning strategies nationwide before becoming a Headteacher of her large secondary school in 2003. She was awarded the OBE in November 2002 for services to education, having trained many teachers and school leaders in the latest strategies for learning and developing emotionally intelligent leadership. She is now an author, trainer and school improvement consultant delivering training all over the world.
Her publications include ‘Creating the Learning School, ‘The Learner’s Toolkit’ and ‘The Competency Curriculum Toolkit’. The latest best-selling books ‘The Perfect (Ofsted) Lesson’, ‘The Perfect Inspection’ ‘The Perfect Teacher Coach and ‘The Perfect Teacher’ are part of a series of practical handbooks edited by Jackie, aimed at achieving outstanding learning for teachers and students. Jackie is currently writing ‘Choose to Grow’ which is focused on developing resilience and learning mindset for students, teachers and everyone that wants to manage their thinking for more success and happiness.
She is currently working on projects with schools developing coaching as a personalised approach to CPD and supporting the development of a ‘growth mindset’ culture for teachers and students. Jackie works with several different organisations including Independent Thinking Ltd, Campaign for Learning, Waterfront Conferences and she runs her own company Jackie Beere Associates with her husband John Beasley, who wrote ‘The Perfect Science Lesson’.
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