Teaching Assistants: Successful Classroom Partnerships
With these practical tools and strategies, you can ensure that working partnerships between teachers and teaching assistants are efficient, sustainable and pupil-focused
If they’re going to have a positive impact on pupil achievement, teaching assistants need to be deployed effectively. This course helps school staff to develop their partnership working in order to provide outstanding opportunities for all learners, deliver pupil progress and narrow gaps in performance.
Who should present: SENCO
Who should participate: Units 1 and 2 are for both teaching assistants and teachers. Unit 3 is suitable for the whole school.
Containing video case studies, this training course will enable you to:
- use practical tools for effective information sharing between teachers and TAs
- explore proven strategies for student progress
- consider your whole-school approach and ethos around partnership working
- improve home-school partnerships through positive communication.
How to use this course
This course is made up of 3 units.
This course could be delivered as twilight sessions, or as part of a larger training day.
Author and trainer
Author Gareth D Morewood is Director of Curriculum Support [SENCo] at a large comprehensive secondary school in the north-west of England, awarded an ‘Outstanding’ judgment by Ofsted in June 2011. He is a passionate advocate of inclusive education and has written extensively provision within mainstream settings for students with complex needs.