Category Archives: Online teaching

Managing Teams of Teachers Remotely: The Importance of Communication, Collaboration and Trust

The coronavirus pandemic has been a uniquely challenging situation for education managers the world over. In all contexts, managers have been grappling with the rapid, unplanned transition to teaching and learning from home, affecting their teams, learners and leadership colleagues … Continue reading

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Pandemic Pedagogy: How are our TLA practices changing during COVID-19?

This is a short video clip with some reflections on how the COVID-19 outbreak has led teachers to adapt their TLA practices to working in the virtual world. https://www.loom.com/share/1e35aa31bc37489f8840095d42e81bef    

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Harnessing Technology For Learning In The Pandemic: Research And Reflections

How can we ensure that our pandemic pedagogy harnesses technology for great learning? This Is Emergency Remote Teaching, Not Just Online Teaching These are not normal teaching and learning conditions. What we are experiencing now is emergency remote teaching and … Continue reading

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How can teachers develop during the lockdown? CPD resources for professional learning in the pandemic

Programme of online sessions and resources from ResearchEd: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Wxr_uWg1L-uLpjaUqQNVPhJLcwj6HJMmH7JkztvrwlU/edit?usp=sharing Blog post signposting different sources of CPD for the lockdown: https://classteaching.wordpress.com/2020/04/14/lockdown-cpd/ Webinar with Daniel Willingham on Helping Learners Think Critically About Internet Sources: https://t.co/cmTpPj65Am?amp=1 A webinar with Geoff Petty on an … Continue reading

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The trouble with technology: Overcoming the challenges of distance teaching and remote working

Tackling the challenges of remote teaching and learning Is it fundamentally impossible to get remote learning to work as well as classroom-based learning? Are there things we could do to improve it that we are not doing?┬áPlenty of food for … Continue reading

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Developing yourself during the pandemic: Interesting videos and reads for TLA Coaches/APs

Some questions for reflection or for discussions with colleagues: https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2020/04/14/how-are-we-doing-with-supporting-staff-in-the-coronavirus-pandemic-reflection-questions-for-tla-coaches-and-advanced-practitioners/   Interesting video of a reflective conversation – Taking a kaleidoscopic view of England’s coaching in education with Professor Rachel Lofthouse and Rose Blackman Hegan: https://t.co/Bc9gDHOpua?amp=1   Have a listen … Continue reading

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How are we doing with leading our colleges through the coronavirus pandemic? Reflection questions for leadership teams

We are now a month into the coronavirus pandemic in the UK and our Further Education colleges are currently delivering learning programmes remotely for students. There is no clear route back to classroom delivery as yet and so leaders and … Continue reading

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