Leadership Programme for Plymouth Secondary Schools
An Education Endowment Foundation/Plymouth City Council sponsored Leadership Programme for all Plymouth Secondary Schools
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Education Endowment Fund Plymouth City Council Sponsored Leadership ProgrammeLeadership Programme for Plymouth Secondary Schools

A modular programme based on the EEF’s guidance and rooted in the latest research, this professional development programme will enable your teachers to make confident decisions that will help your pupils access the complexities of the new curriculum in every subject.

Over nine modules, some synchronous and some asynchronous, participants will develop a deep understanding of what the research says makes for effective teaching of disciplinary (subject-specific) literacy, and apply this in their schools.

Participants will be given a wealth of strategies for vocabulary instruction, reading and writing in every subject discipline.


Programme Launch Event: April 23rd (9:30 – 13:30) Online 

You can access the videos and slides delivered during the Programme's Launch Event here.

Enquiries: Please contact Alison King | Project Manager | Kingsbridge Community School  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Programme Module Overview
 

Module 1 – Online 30th April

9:00 – 10:30

Explore beliefs and assumptions around curriculum and the role of literacy within it

 

The centrality of literacy to curriculum access

 

A deep dive into the evidence around literacy

View a recording of the module webinar

 

Module 2 – Online 4th May

9:00 – 10:30

Focus: the challenge of literacy and reading comprehension within and across subjects

 

Set up gap task:

 

Self-evaluation & exploring change (EEF implementation cycle)

 

View a recording of the module webinar

Module 3 – Online 18th May

16:00 – 17:30

Case study: The Plymouth Oracy Project – addressing Recommendation 6: Provide opportunities for structured talk

Module 4 – Online 7th June

9:00 – 10:30

Addressing literacy audit from module 2 (the ‘problem’ and ‘outcome’ sections of implementation plan)

 

Focus: Developing strategic learners by improving literacy & metacognition

 

Module 5 – Online 21st June

16:00 – 17:30

Focus: developing independent writers

 

Gap task: Based on metacognition and writing modules, do we need to update plans?

 

Module 6 – Online 2nd July

9:00 – 10:30

 

Preparing for change: case study through ‘Improving Secondary Literacy’ (EEF Guidance Report 2019)

 

 

Guided implementation planning

 

Module 7 – Self-directed

Addressing our implementation plan

 

Module 8 – Online 6th July

16:00 – 17:30

Focus: interventions and clarity around school focus

 

Delivering and monitoring change

 

Module 9 – Online 12th July

9:00 – 10:30

 

Optional Q&A session