Professional Learning Community: New to Computing Leadership

  • 4th Nov 2020
  • Multiple
  • Computing & ICT
  • Spaces
  • Primary
  • Leadership, Curriculum
  • Lunch Not Included
  • Refreshments Not Included
  • From £40.00
Overview

Starting in Autumn term 2020, augmenting our full CPD suite, the Learning Partnership has commissioned expert tutors to lead professional learning communities (PLC) for staff in schools.

Our PLC tutors will work with and support teachers, meet regularly, share expertise and work collaboratively to improve teaching skills and the academic performance of students

Comprising two sessions (each between 45 and 60 minutes) per term focusing on a specific area. .

We have commissioned John Jefferies to lead the PLC for Computing:

Session 1: to provide a clear understanding of the computing curriculum and the requirements of the computing subject leader for those new to the role

Proposed Gap task: a) to develop a school action plan with a clear vision and statement of intent; or b) to present an evaluative reflection on a computing lesson you have planned and taught

Session 2: An introduction to resources to provide an up to date, creative, challenging curriculum to meet the needs, interests and aspirations of your pupils.

About The Course

Session 1: to provide a clear understanding of the computing curriculum and the requirements of the computing subject leader for those new to the role

Proposed Gap task: a) to develop a school action plan with a clear vision and statement of intent; or b) to present an evaluative reflection on a computing lesson you have planned and taught

Session 2: An introduction to resources to provide an up to date, creative, challenging curriculum to meet the needs, interests and aspirations of your pupils.

About the Programme Leader

John worked as a primary school teacher in several Lincolnshire schools before joining Lincolnshire Local Authority in 2001 as an ICT Consultant. He then worked as an Education Consultant for CfBT School Improvement Service for 5 years. He now runs his own business providing strategic and operational support to schools and educational institutions nationally and internationally.

John was a Lead Assessor for the ICT Mark having supported and assessed all phases of schools for the prestigious award. John was strategically involved with the creation of the Self Review Framework and ICT Mark having worked with Becta and Naace.

As a consultant, he has been responsible for developing comprehensive reviews in Computing, ICT and E-Learning. This includes developing the vision, strategy, education brief, curriculum, policies and procedures, IT Requirements, CPD and procurement requirements.

John continues to work for the Local Authority as a visiting monitor for SATs and the Phonics Screen Check. He also has over 8 years experience as a SCITT Visiting Tutor and Final Assessor. He has been a VT and Assessor for trainee teachers of all phases – from EYFS to Key Stage 4.

John has also been a school governor in two primary schools from 1998 until 2012.

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4th Nov 2020
03:45pm - 04:30pm
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£40.00
18th Nov 2020
03:45pm - 04:30pm
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£40.00