Monthly Archives: February 2017

Training on creating a sustainable, joined up CPD cycle

I am working with Optimus Education to present several half day events to help schools and colleges develop sustainable, joined up CPD cycles.┬áThere will be plenty of practical approaches shared as well as chances to network with others from the … Continue reading

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Blogs for teachers and coaches on embedding English

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Blogs for managers and leaders on embedding English in FE

https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2016/02/11/whole-organisation-approaches-to-embedding-english-in-the-fe-sector/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/01/27/whos-afraid-of-embedding-english-or-should-that-be-whose-afraid/ Embedding English: How can leaders and managers support and develop their teams? https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2015/11/05/reasons-to-be-cheerfulthe-optimus-education-national-fe-conference-on-embedding-english-and-maths-2015/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/08/08/too-much-too-quickly-embedding-english-in-the-fe-sector/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/06/25/embedding-english-the-explicitness-factor/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2016/04/12/embedding-english-10-questions-for-team-meetings-or-cpd-slots/

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Classroom Practice Development – A different approach to CPD?

As a freelance trainer and coach in schools and colleges, I am often invited to deliver training on a staff development day. This can give staff access to research insights and expose them to different classroom approaches as well as … Continue reading

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The great things about being a freelancer

I have been a freelance trainer, consultant and coach in education for the last five years and think there are many great things about this way of working, once you have gone through that stressful period of setting up your … Continue reading

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