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Teaching the Hard-to-Teach

A professional development opportunity for highly-skilled Hampshire teachers committed to securing effective individualised learning for disadvantaged pupils who are often hard-to-reach and, therefore, hard-to-teach.

Multi-session course for

Classroom teachers with between two and five years' experience.

Presented by

Andy Heyes - School Improvement Manager, Martyn Beales - Primary Phase Inspector, Simon Mitchell-Innes - HIAS General Phase Inspector/Adviser, Simon Francis - Senior Adviser for Early Years, Michelle Cain - The Virtual School for Looked After Children, Richard Aplin - HIAS Science Inspector/Adviser, Emma Tarrant - HIAS English Team, Jo Lees - County Inspector/Adviser Mathematics, Sarah Sedgwick - General Primary Inspector/Adviser, Lucy Manger - Educational Psychologist

The programme runs from January 2017 to July 2018. There are eight sessions in total, two full days and six half days as follows:

Session 1 - Launch (full day)

Session 2 - Meeting the needs of the most vulnerable pupils (half day)

Session 3 - An introduction to the psychology of learning: mastery and cognition (full day)

Session 4 - Early child development and the characteristics of effective learning (half day)

Session 5 - 'Assessment as feedback' (half day)

Session 6 - Mastery in English (half day)

Session 7 - Mastery in mathematics (half day)

Session 8 - Final session (half day)

Other Booking Information

All schools should book event HTLC1860-17AB regardless of location.

Sessions 1-7 are taking place in schools. For day 1 and day 3 (full days) delegates will need to bring a packed lunch.

The total cost of the programme is Sub £480 SLA £410 Full £576. This will be split over 2 financial years as follows:

2017-18   Sub £300    SLA £265    Full £360

2018-19   Sub £180    SLA £145    Full £216


standard rate

Provided by: Hampshire Teaching and Leadership College

Course code: HTLC1860

Standard rate: £360

Subscribers: £300

SLA: £265