Great learners are found where great teaching exists.

From understanding the concept of learning to considering the structure of their lessons, teachers have a huge spectrum of tasks to think about daily.

This training course covers the fundamental areas of teaching practice that form a well-rounded and effective practitioner. It will provide you with a toolbox of essential training and techniques covering core skills and encouraging deeper understanding of practice.

Aims and outcomes

  • Equip new teachers and developing teachers with a toolbox of techniques for improved practice.
  • Gain practical techniques for supporting learners to learn effectively.
  • Provide take away strategies for meeting Ofsted criteria for quality of teaching, learning and assessment.

Course content

  • Unit 1: Deep learning in the classroom
  • Unit 2: Planning engaging and productive lessons
  • Unit 3: Supporting the needs of individual pupils
  • Unit 4: Developing feedback techniques
  • Unit 5: Formative assessment to ensure pupil progress
  • Unit 6: Effective questioning to enhance learning
  • Unit 7: Building and supporting effective learners


John Burridge joined Lealands as headteacher in September 2011. He was previously a SIP, senior LA advisor and additional inspector for Ofsted. Contact: