Tag Archives: Advanced Practitioners

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 supporting staff in the coronavirus pandemic? Reflection questions for TLA Coaches and Advanced Practitioners

 TLA Coaches and Advanced Practitioners have been working hard all over the sector to support teachers during the transition to teaching from home in the FE sector of the UK. The Easter break is now creating a natural pause point and … Continue reading

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Book now! Developing Advanced Practitioners National Conference (March 2020)

The Professional Development Programme for Advanced Practitioners has been running since 2018 with funding from the Education and Training Foundation in the UK and has provided a rich and powerful range of opportunities for Advanced Practitioners/TLA coaches to develop their … Continue reading

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Coaching for engagement and achievement by Jim Knight

https://learningforward.org/journal/coaching/students-on-the-margins/ An interesting article from Jim Knight on coaching for engagement and achievement – well worth a read for coaches, mentors, Advanced Practitioners and teachers.  

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Advanced Practitioner Toolkit: Resources for APs and TLA Coaches

1.Advanced Practitioner Toolkit: Professional Development Cards  The cards are practical tools aimed at supporting APs to drive quality improvements in teaching, learning and assessment across provision. They can be used when working one to one with collages as well as … Continue reading

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Benefits of Participation in a National Development Project: Reflections on the Professional Development Programme for Advanced Practitioners

During 2018-19, this professional development programme has aimed to develop practitioners working in Advanced Practitioner-type roles across the education and training sector. Participants have been able to access five programme strands: Communities of Practice (CoP) Collaborative Projects Developing Advanced Practitioners … Continue reading

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Professional Development Programme for Advanced Practitioners: Some Reflections on the National Conference, March 29th 2019

The National Conference on March 29th2019 was the culmination of a year of rich and varied activity on the Professional Development Programme for Advanced Practitioners, funded by the Education and Training Foundation and delivered by touchconsulting and CETTAcademy. Aiming to … Continue reading

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Advanced Practitioner Research and Development Programme: Book now!

AP development programme As part of an exciting ETF project with research on and professional development for Advanced Practitioners, there are places available for a three-day development programme this term. Information and booking details below. Book now as this is … Continue reading

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Making the most of the teaching and learning coach/advanced practitioner role in your school or college

It is encouraging and exciting to see many FE colleges and schools investing in the teaching and learning coach/advanced practitioner role, as it can play a positive part in developing staff and driving up TLA quality. In my work as … Continue reading

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Making Supported Experiments happen: How can coaches and managers collaborate to develop and improve T&L?

Many schools and colleges use models such as Supported Experiments to encourage teachers to develop their practice and own their professional learning. I note that the institutions where these initiatives take hold and come to life often have a team … Continue reading

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