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Embedding outstanding learning in all classrooms, Wednesday 15th October 2014 (9:30 – 4:00 p.m.), Bangkok

Embedding outstanding learning in all classrooms

Date / time: Wednesday 15th October 2014 (9:30 – 4:00 p.m.)

Venue: Holiday Inn, Sukhumvit Soi 22, Bangkok, Thailand

Fee: £200 (TBh 10,000) / participant, to include: refreshments & course materials

Target audience: This course is aimed at ALL primary & secondary teachers / school leaders who want to create outstanding learning environments in which all pupils will make outstanding progress.

This course will cover: Creating a healthy learning / physical environment; Planning that aids learning and not just ‘teaching’ – with a specific focus on: learning objectives and success criteria; Strategies to support differentiation in every lesson; Using Assessment for Learning, to turn ‘levels / grades’ into actions; Recent research to support classroom practice (including: brain-based / accelerated learning; thinking skills; visible learning; mindsets as well as ‘learn to learn’); Putting these into practice in your classroom
Materials

Each participant will receive an electronic copy of all the materials used during the course plus internet links to all sites / resources.

How to apply
Either: email a completed form to: andy@apa-ec.co.uk
OR: PRINT AND RETURN a separate form for each applicant to:
Andy Phillips, (Andy Phillips Associates)
4 Holstein Avenue, Weybridge,
Surrey, KT13 8NX,
ENGLAND.

FLIER:
BKK Autumn 2014 Programme sent 26th August 2014

WEBLINK:
http://www.apa-ec.co.uk/

Developing Strategic Leadership in the Primary & Secondary School, Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th October 2014, Bangkok

Developing Strategic Leadership for Middle & Senior Leaders

Date / time: Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th October 2014 (9:30 – 4:00 p.m.)

Venue: Holiday Inn, Sukhumvit Soi 22, Bangkok, Thailand

Fee: £500 (TBh 25,000) / participant, to include: refreshments & course materials

Target audience: Primary: Subject Leaders / Co-ordinators and Key Stage Leaders Secondary: Heads of Subject Departments / Heads of Year or Key Stages. Headteachers / Deputy Head Teachers and Senior Leaders responsible for: review, monitoring and self evaluation / performance management & quality assurance systems.

The programme Enhancing participants’ core professional skills through: observing learning, analysing and interpreting data & reviewing pupils’ work and making judgements as to both the quality and impact; Focusing on outcomes and the impact of what a school provides; Finding out the views of pupils, parents and other stakeholders; Judging how well led and managed are subjects, key stages or other aspects of the school; Setting review, monitoring and self-evaluation (RMSE) within current policy frameworks for routine monitoring & accountability, external accreditation / inspection; Line management arrangements: processes and protocols and reporting procedures.

Participants will be provided with a toolkit of resources to enable them to:
 Plan an annual programme to enable then to have a half-termly oversight of the quality of standards within each / all areas of the subject / department / school;
 Present the evidence and evaluation judgements in specially-designed reporting formats;
 Use ‘mind mapping’ software as a mechanism for storing and interpreting your own evidence

Course tutor: Andy Phillips
Materials: Each participant will receive electronic copies of all course materials.

How to apply
Either: email a completed form to: andy@apa-ec.co.uk
OR: PRINT AND RETURN a separate form for each applicant to:
Andy Phillips, (Andy Phillips Associates)
4 Holstein Avenue, Weybridge,
Surrey, KT13 8NX, ENGLAND

WEBLINK: http://www.apa-ec.co.uk/

FLIER:
BKK Autumn 2014 Programme sent 26th August 2014

CPD Programmes for teachers working in International Schools, London, July 2014

Dear Colleagues

I have pleasure in attaching details of the eight annual programme of CPD that Andy Phillips Associates are offering in London during July 2014 for leaders and teachers in International Schools. As ever, any / all of these can be offered as part of school-based CPD.

Professional Development Programmes for teachers working in International Schools, London, July 2014
Venue: Institute of Education, University of London
Central London
Dates: 7th – 11th July 2014
Times for all courses (9:30 – 4:00 p.m.)

Monday 7th & Tuesday 8th July 2014
Developing Strategic Leadership for Senior & Middle Leaders

Monday 7th, Tuesday 8th & Wednesday 9th July 2014
Foundation Stage Curriculum: from Policy to Practice

Wednesday 9th July 2014
Planning for the implementation and delivery of the ‘new’ 2014 National Curriculum (Primary & Secondary)

Wednesday 9th July 2014
Implementing effective Performance Management to improve Teaching and Learning

Thursday 10th & Friday 11th July 2014
Taking learning to the next level – developing the outstanding classroom.

I would be most grateful if you could distribute these amongst your colleagues. As we limit the number of participants on each of our courses, all places are confirmed on a first received basis. (Please note that there is a 10% discount on all bookings received before 31st March 2014)

In addition to offering the above range of courses, APA tutors are regularly asked by International Schools to run school-based training programmes (often bespoke versions / composites of the attached programmes) and schools are advised to contact me at: andy@apa-ec.co.uk as soon as is convenient.

Yours faithfully

Andy Phillips
Director
AP Associates
+44-1932-820839
+44-7984-939156
Skype: andrew150856
www.apa-ec.co.uk
www.viewsandvoices.co.uk
www.educationforallmorocco.org

Flier:
London July 2014 (sent 13th feb 2014)

Observing learning & giving feedback, 29th March 2014, Bangkok

Observing Learning & Giving Feedback

Date / time: Saturday 29th March 2014 (9:30 – 4:00 p.m.)
Venue: Imperial Queens Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Fee: £200 (TBh 10,000) / participant, to include: refreshments & course materials

Target audience: This course is aimed at primary & secondary teachers / school leaders who have a responsibility for the leadership of learning & teaching / professional development of staff in their school.

Aims of the course
This course will enhance colleague’s core professional skill of observing learning and giving feedback, both oral and written. During the course, colleagues will watch a number of lessons on DVD and deliver both a written evaluation of the learning in a lesson(s) as well as ‘practise’ giving oral feedback to a ‘teacher’.

The role of learning observations in informing a: subject / department / year group / school’s judgement regarding standards and quality of learning;
Exploring a consistent and coherent set of objective criteria for judging
learning in lessons;
Develop a school-wide model of best-practice in establishing processes
and procedures for learning observation;
Preparing a written evaluation of learning in a lesson and ‘practise’
providing feedback to one another;
Guidance for a school to ensure greater consistency when undertaking
learning observations;
Sharing and developing best practice.

Course tutor: Andy Phillips (see www.apa-ec.co.uk for career profile)

Materials
Each participant will receive a CDRom with copies of all course materials.

How to apply
Either: email a completed form to: andy@apa-ec.co.uk
OR: PRINT AND RETURN a separate form for each applicant to:
Andy Phillips, (Andy Phillips Associates)
4 Holstein Avenue, Weybridge,
Surrey, KT13 8NX, ENGLAND

BKK March 2014 Programme AP Associates

Coaching for teacher development, 27th-28th March 2014, Bangkok

Coaching for Teacher Development

Date / time: Thursday 27th & Friday 28th March 2014
Venue: Imperial Queens Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Fee: £400 (TBh 20,000) / participant, to include: refreshments & course materials

Target audience: This course is aimed at primary & secondary teachers / school leaders who have a responsibility for the leadership of learning & teaching / professional development of staff in their school.

Aims of the course
This course will enable participants to develop the coaching skills needed to develop their staff and enable each individual to fulfil their potential. Participants will learn how to develop and implement a model of coaching for
their team and how to embed such strategies into their regular conversations with colleagues to further enhance their motivation and engagement.

Understanding the principles of coaching and mentoring and the
difference between the two;
Develop high-level listening and questioning skills;
Creating goals that both motivate and drive action;
Consider the importance of learning on the job and see continuing professional development (CPD) as the route to high-quality teaching and learning;
Value CPD as more than a series of individual courses but as a sustained long-term journey towards professional growth and excellence;
See the value of working together with others in cooperative professional dialogue;
See the personal, professional and organisational value in supporting coaching programmes;
Share professional expertise.

Course tutor: Andy Phillips (see www.apa-ec.co.uk for career profile)

Materials
Each participant will receive a CDRom with copies of all course materials.

How to apply
Either: email a completed form to: andy@apa-ec.co.uk
OR: PRINT AND RETURN a separate form for each applicant to:
Andy Phillips, (Andy Phillips Associates)
4 Holstein Avenue, Weybridge,
Surrey, KT13 8NX, ENGLAND

BKK March 2014 Programme AP Associates

www.apa-ec.co.uk

Implementing the 2014 revised National Curriculum, 26th March 2014, Bangkok

Implementing the 2014 revised National Curriculum
Date / time: Wednesday 26th March 2014 (9:30 – 4:00 p.m.)
Venue: Imperial Queens Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Fee: £200 (TBh 10,000) / participant, to include: refreshments & course materials

Target audience:
This course that has been specifically designed for Heads of School (Primary / Secondary) and those with whole-school responsibilities for implementing the revised National Curriculum in their schools.

The programme:
Overview of the key changes to the curriculum (matched the ‘new’ programmes of study against the existing ones);
Mapping the curriculum, in particular literacy, numeracy & science as well as the foundation subjects;
Ensuring coherence and consistency in the assessment of pupils attainment and progress;
A whole school approach to assessment – a pupils’ entitlement;
Tracking pupils progress through a key stage / school
Key messages for school leaders / teachers and parents / carers.

Course tutor: Andy Phillips (see www.apa-ec.co.uk for career profile)

Materials
Each participant will receive a CDROM, detailing each of the major changes in national policy initiatives as well as internet links to all sites / resources.

How to apply
Either: email a completed form to: andy@apa-ec.co.uk
OR: PRINT AND RETURN a separate form for each applicant to:

Andy Phillips, (Andy Phillips Associates)
4 Holstein Avenue, Weybridge,
Surrey, KT13 8NX,
ENGLAND.

BKK March 2014 Programme AP Associates

Developing Strategic Leadership in the Primary & Secondary School, 24th-25th March 2014, Bangkok

Developing Strategic Leadership in the Primary & Secondary School
Date / time: Monday 24th & Tuesday 25th March 2014 (9:30 – 4:00 p.m.)
Venue: Imperial Queens Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

Fee: £500 (TBh 25,000) / participant, to include: refreshments & course materials

Target audience:
*Headteachers / Deputy Head Teachers and Senior Leaders responsible for: review, monitoring and self evaluation /performance management & quality assurance systems.
*Primary: Subject Leaders / Co-ordinators and Key Stage Leaders
*Secondary: Heads of Subject Departments / Heads of Year or Key Stages.

The programme
Enhancing participants’ core professional skills through: observing learning, analysing and interpreting data & reviewing pupils’ work;
Finding out the views of pupils, parents and other stakeholders;
Judging how well led and managed are subjects, key stages or other aspects of the school;
Setting review, monitoring and self-evaluation (RMSE) within current policy frameworks for routine monitoring & accountability, external accreditation / inspection;
Focusing on outcomes and the impact of what a school provides through subjects or aspects;
Presenting the evidence and evaluation judgements in specially-designed reporting formats;
Using ‘mind mapping’ software as a mechanism for storing and interpreting your own evidence – an internal Review and Evaluation Management Information System. (REMIS ©);
Line management arrangements: processes and protocols and reporting
procedures.

Course tutor: Andy Phillips

Materials
Each participant will receive a CDRom with copies of all course materials.

How to apply
Either: email a completed form to: andy@apa-ec.co.uk
OR: PRINT AND RETURN a separate form for each applicant to:
Andy Phillips, (Andy Phillips Associates)
4 Holstein Avenue, Weybridge,
Surrey, KT13 8NX, ENGLAND

BKK March 2014 Programme AP Associates