Online course in Teaching

Equity in Education: Supporting Active Participation in Lessons

Explore how to use pre-teaching and assigning competence as strategies to support learners to keep up with their peers.

Empower your pupils and reduce the attainment gap through pre-teaching

On this course, you will develop your teaching skills as you explore the benefits of using pre-teaching and assigning competence as strategies for intervention with learners of all ages.

Learning from experts in the field as well as your teaching peers, you will explore relevant teaching research and learn key strategies to apply in intervention, as well as whole class sessions.

Upon completion of this course, you will have a deeper understanding of how to support your pupils to access age-appropriate learning and be active and influential participants in lessons.

What topics will you cover?

  • Understand the barriers to learning and the current education context
  • Introduction to and exploration of pre-teaching
  • Introduction to and exploration of assigning competence
  • Further develop effective use of pre-teaching and assigning competence
  • Review and reflect

When would you like to start?

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  • Available now
    This course started 11 Nov 2019

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Develop strategies for obtaining equitable classrooms
  • Identify the best use of pre-teaching
  • Interpret assigning competence in order to raise status of learners in the classroom
  • Explore how to use pre-teaching and assigning competence to raise the attainment of learners
  • Improve upon self-reflection and teaching practice

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for those who teach learners of any age, as well as school leaders and those responsible for education intervention.

Who will you learn with?

Ruth Trundley

Ruth Trundley

I work for Babcock Education as the Lead Maths Adviser and am the Jurassic Maths Hub Primary Lead. Our maths team is nationally recognised, leads action research projects and publishes extensively.

Carolyn  Wreghitt

Carolyn Wreghitt

I work for Babcock Education as a mathematics adviser. My role involves supporting schools locally & nationally, leading training events, research groups & writing publications.

Helen Edginton

Helen Edginton

I work for Babcock LDP as a Primary Maths Adviser and as a KS1 moderator. I support schools, lead projects and deliver training across the UK. I am also on the NCETM’s (CPD) Standard Holder's panel.

Stefanie Burke

Stefanie Burke

I work as a maths advisor for Babcock Education. My work involves supporting teachers, head teachers and trainee teachers locally and nationally with all aspects of primary maths education.

Who developed the course?

Babcock Education, the largest integrated service provider for education improvement and specialist intervention services in the UK.

What's included?

This is a premium course. These courses are designed for professionals from specific industries looking to learn with a smaller group of like-minded individuals.

  • Unlimited access to this course
  • Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes
  • Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you're eligible
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