The new linear qualifications pose more challenges to both staff and students. This new course provides practical advice and strategies to assess progress, embed deep learning and reinvigorate your approaches to revision.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

  • Explore the specific challenges facing students in MFL
  • Develop strategies for revisiting and assessing prior learning throughout course
  • Practical advice for activities to maximise performance
  • Improve assessment and feedback techniques used to ensure mastery
  • Improve the independence of your students
COURSE DATES

London, Mon 20 Mar 2017

WHO FOR?  All teachers of MFL

Heads of Languages

COURSE CODE CODE 6849
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
INCLUDED
Detailed notes On-line materials
Powerpoint presentations CPD Certificate
 High quality training facilities Sit-down buffet lunch

 

1

10.00 AM – 10.20 AM :What are the specific revision challenges in MFL?

  • Memory, verbs, vocabulary
2

10.20 AM – 11.20 AM :Revisiting prior learning throughout your course

  • Tense timelines, vocabulary families, topic planners
3

11.20 AM – 11.35 AM :Break

4

11.35 AM – 12.45 PM :Driving progress

  • Start early with more challenging structures
  • high demand level reading and listening
  • the role of authentic materials
  • language functions
5

12.45 PM – 13.45 PM :Lunch

6

13.45 PM – 14.30 PM :Assessment, feedback and Mock exams

  • “The Learning Pit” (James Nottingham)
  • Error analysis
  • Formative use of summative assessment
7

14.30 PM – 15.00 PM :Effective differentiation in revision

  • Presenting and recording information
  • The role of new technologies
8

15.00 PM – 15.30 PM :Improving the value of students’ independent learning

  • The learning environment & Growth mindset
  • Support

John Connor

John Connor is an independent consultant, trainer and author. He has directed training and teaching quality audits across the UK and internationally.John was an Assessor for the Advanced Skills Teacher and Excellent Teacher programme on behalf of the DfE.