Outstanding Learning and Teaching – Specific Programmes

ES4S have designed a range of professional development programmes that address specific aspects of learning and teaching. These programmes have been created around current or future educational trends and aim to support schools/networks in moving deeper with their understanding of how to develop and embed priorities on their development plans. Each programme has been created around a particular theme, including:

  • Creativity and critical thinking
  • Questioning skills of adults and young learners
  • Philosophy for Children and Communities of Enquiry
  • Thinking skills
  • Enquiry—based learning
  • Speaking and listening
  • Mind-mapping and visual thinking
  • Problem-solving in numeracy
  • Improving standards in writing

Each programme seeks to offer a range of practical tools and strategies whilst developing participants awareness and understanding.

This programme seeks to support schools in developing the crucial skills of creativity and critical thinking.
This training session will look to develop questioning skills within a learning environment.
This programme will look to develop collaborative learning and knowledge building as a meaningful way to support personalised learning.
Outside the Box is a development programme aimed at school leaders, teachers and teaching assistants within a primary-phase school.
This programme seeks to support schools in developing effective communities of enquiry.