Two Rivers Institute

Two Rivers Institute is the new name for Twynham Teaching School. Our drivers are quality, value and a research informed approach to professional practice in schools. Our mission is to facilitate and provide professional learning opportunities for colleagues in both the Twynham Learning family of schools as well as those in the wider educational community spanning Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole, Dorset and Hampshire.  Find Out More 

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Dr Richard Steward - Curriculum for Middle Leaders

We are proud to present this insightful seminar on the Curriculum, aimed at middle leaders and led by Dr. Richard Steward - educational consultant with 16 years’ experience as a headteacher. He has worked as a lead Ofsted inspector, an NPQH tutor, represented the Southwest on the Teaching Schools Council, and participated in a wide range of research activities.  He has recently published three books on education including A Curriculum Guide for Middle Leaders.

This session will focus on: -

·     An introduction to the enhanced role of the middle leader.

·     Middle leaders and the curriculum

·  Middle leaders and Ofsted

·  What do we really mean by Intent, Implementation and Impact?

Delegates will consider:

· The changing role of middle leaders and new challenges

·  How to approach Ofsted ‘deep dives’

·  The importance of the teacher in the classroom

Event Date 11-11-2021 3:45 pm
Event End Date 11-11-2021 5:15 pm
Individual Price £35.00
Tom Bennett - Running the Room - Better Behaviour for School Teachers

We are honoured and delighted to be abe to host Tom Bennett in January 2022 when he will be delivering a seminar for us on Behaviour, providing guidance to teachers on how to 'run the room'!

Tom was a teacher in the East End of London for thirteen years. Currently he is the Director and founder of researchED, a grass-roots, teacher-led project that aims to make teachers research-literate and pseudo-science proof.

Since 2013 researchED has grown from a tweet to an international conference movement that so far has spanned three continents and six countries.

In 2009 he was made a Teacher Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University. From 2008-2016 he wrote a weekly column for the TES and TES online, and is the author of four books on teacher-training, behaviour management and educational research. In 2015 he was long listed for the GEMS Global Teacher Prize, and in that year was listed as one of the Huffington Post’s ‘Top Ten Global Educational Bloggers’

In March 2017, Tom published an independent review of behaviour in schools.  He recently chaired the Behaviour Management Group for the DfE and is currently their Independent Behaviour Advisor. He coaches teachers and schools internationally in all aspects of behaviour management and research integration.

Tom currently leads the Department for Education’s Behaviour Hubs project, a £10 million program designed to reboot behaviour skills in disadvantaged schools throughout the UK.

This exciting seminar will provide delates with a guide to creating spaces where all staff and students can flourish, be safe, and behave. 

Delegates will learn about:

· Student motivation

· Why many students struggle with behaviour

· Psychology of behaviour in groups

· Ways to influence behaviour

· Teaching- not telling- children how to behave

· Building habits

· Creating routines

· The importance of positive cultural norms

· Effective consequence systems

· Maintaining consistency

· And more…

Event Date 20-01-2022 2:30 pm
Event End Date 20-01-2022 5:30 pm
Individual Price £40.00
Tom Sherrington - Teaching WalkThrus 2

Tom Sherrington is an education consultant and author. He writes the popular blog teacherhead.com and his books include The Learning Rainforest and bestseller Rosenshine’s Principles in Action. More recently, Tom co-authored the best-selling Teaching WalkThrus first volume with Oliver Caviglioli.

 

We are honoured to be able to welcome Tom to take us through their follow-up second volume - WalkThrus 2 - in which Tom and Oliver have teamed up with 10 experienced educators to present 50 brand new WalkThrus, covering all the key areas of teaching: behaviour and relationships; curriculum planning; explaining and modelling; questioning and feedback; practice and retrieval; and Mode B teaching.

 

With 30 years' experience as a physics and maths teacher and school leader, including 11 years as a Headteacher, Tom is in demand from schools across the UK and around the world to deliver CPD for teachers and leadership teams. He works with several schools and colleges providing consultancy support on curriculum and improving the quality of teaching. Tom is a regular keynote speaker and contributor to conferences and education festivals.

 

 

 

Event Date 03-02-2022 9:00 am
Event End Date 03-02-2022 3:00 pm
Individual Price https://subregionc.cpdportal-sw.org/index.php/events-by-provider/tom-sherrington-teaching-walkthrus-2/individual-registration
Tricia Taylor - Tailored Practice - The Science of Learning Session 1

 

We are extremely pleased to confirm that Tricia will be leading three sessions for us on The Science of Learning. Session 1 will be applicable to all phases and Sessions 2 and 3 will be phase specific as per the below outline: -
 

Session 1. The Science of Learning

a. Introduction to Memory

b. Working memory and cognitive load

c. Research into the most effective strategies

d. The role of metacognition

 

Please Note:

Session 2 (Primary Focus) which will build on the key learning from Session 1 will take place on 10th March 2022 and is listed as a further event that will need to be booked separately.

Session 3 (Secondary Focus) which will build on the key learning from Session 1 will take place on 17th March 2022 and is listed as a further event that will need to be booked separately. 

 

After 20 years of teaching and leading in schools in London and New York, Tricia founded TailoredPractice - to pursue a passion to make research more practical for educators. Her goal for TailoredPractice is to communicate complex ideas in more straightforward and meaningful ways and create curricula and strategies that are grounded in research and shaped by expertise.

Since starting TailoredPractice, Tricia has partnered with numerous British and international schools and presented at a wide range of education conferences including regular appearances at Learning and the Brain conferences in the US and the Festival of Education in the UK. Her book, Connect the Dots: The Collective Power of Relationships, Memory and Mindset in the Classroom, is a culmination of her work over the past several years.

Previously, Tricia was Director of a large creative arts faculty and a Lead Practitioner at an “Outstanding” all-through 4-18 school in London, Head of Department, English and media teacher and an Associate Lecturer for English at Goldsmith’s University teacher training programme.  Before that, she taught English at a high school in Brooklyn, New York.

Tricia’s other roles include: Strategic Advisor to Inclusive Schools, whose important work aims to bring gender equality to our schools; ambassador for Leadership Matters and a fellow for the Royal Society of the Arts, where she co-coordinated the RSA Mindfulness Network for many years.

 

Event Date 10-02-2022 3:45 pm
Event End Date 10-02-2022 5:00 pm
Individual Price £35.00
Tricia Taylor - Tailored Practice - The Science of Learning Session 2 (Primary Focus)

We are extremely pleased to confirm that Tricia will be leading three sessions for us on The Science of Learning. Session 1 will be applicable to all phases and Sessions 2 and 3 will be phase specific. Session 2 (Primary Focus) will build on the key learning from Session 1 and will follow the outline below: -

Session 2. Long Term Learning: Putting the Most Effective Strategies into Action (Primary focus)

a. What are you already doing?

b. Presentation of a series of strategies

c. Metacognitive questioning and modelling

d. Classroom case studies for long term planning

Please Note:

Session 1 (all phases) will take place on 10th February 2022 and is listed as an individual event that will need to be booked separately.

Session 3 (Secondary Focus) which will build on the key learning from Session 1 will take place on 17th March 2022 and is listed as a further event that will need to be booked separately. 

After 20 years of teaching and leading in schools in London and New York, Tricia founded TailoredPractice - to pursue a passion to make research more practical for educators. Her goal for TailoredPractice is to communicate complex ideas in more straightforward and meaningful ways and create curricula and strategies that are grounded in research and shaped by expertise.

Since starting TailoredPractice, Tricia has partnered with numerous British and international schools and presented at a wide range of education conferences including regular appearances at Learning and the Brain conferences in the US and the Festival of Education in the UK. Her book, Connect the Dots: The Collective Power of Relationships, Memory and Mindset in the Classroom, is a culmination of her work over the past several years.

Previously, Tricia was Director of a large creative arts faculty and a Lead Practitioner at an “Outstanding” all-through 4-18 school in London, Head of Department, English and media teacher and an Associate Lecturer for English at Goldsmith’s University teacher training programme.  Before that, she taught English at a high school in Brooklyn, New York.

Tricia’s other roles include: Strategic Advisor to Inclusive Schools, whose important work aims to bring gender equality to our schools; ambassador for Leadership Matters and a fellow for the Royal Society of the Arts, where she co-coordinated the RSA Mindfulness Network for many years.

Event Date 10-03-2022 3:45 pm
Event End Date 10-03-2022 5:00 pm
Individual Price £35.00
Tricia Taylor - Tailored Practice - The Science of Learning Session 3 (Secondary Focus)

We are extremely pleased to confirm that Tricia will be leading three sessions for us on The Science of Learning. Session 1 will be applicable to all phases and Sessions 2 and 3 will be phase specific. Session 3 (Secondary Focus) will build on the key learning from Session 1 and will follow the outline below: -

Session 3. Long Term Learning: Putting the Most Effective Strategies into Action (Secondary focus)

a. What are you already doing?

b. Presentation of a series of strategies, across subjects

c. Tools to help students with independent learning

d. Classroom case studies for long term planning

Please Note:

Session 1 (all phases) will take place on 10th February 2022 and is listed as an individual event that will need to be booked separately.

Session 2 (Primary Focus) which will build on the key learning from Session 1 will take place on 10th March 2022 and is listed as a further event that will need to be booked separately. 

After 20 years of teaching and leading in schools in London and New York, Tricia founded TailoredPractice - to pursue a passion to make research more practical for educators. Her goal for TailoredPractice is to communicate complex ideas in more straightforward and meaningful ways and create curricula and strategies that are grounded in research and shaped by expertise.

Since starting TailoredPractice, Tricia has partnered with numerous British and international schools and presented at a wide range of education conferences including regular appearances at Learning and the Brain conferences in the US and the Festival of Education in the UK. Her book, Connect the Dots: The Collective Power of Relationships, Memory and Mindset in the Classroom, is a culmination of her work over the past several years.

Previously, Tricia was Director of a large creative arts faculty and a Lead Practitioner at an “Outstanding” all-through 4-18 school in London, Head of Department, English and media teacher and an Associate Lecturer for English at Goldsmith’s University teacher training programme.  Before that, she taught English at a high school in Brooklyn, New York.

Tricia’s other roles include: Strategic Advisor to Inclusive Schools, whose important work aims to bring gender equality to our schools; ambassador for Leadership Matters and a fellow for the Royal Society of the Arts, where she co-coordinated the RSA Mindfulness Network for many years.

Event Date 17-03-2022 3:45 pm
Event End Date 17-03-2022 5:00 pm
Individual Price £35.00
Primary NQT Appropriate Body and Induction Programme

Two Rivers Institute is pleased to be able to offer a full range of NQT Induction and Programme Services to local schools.
 
Appropriate Body

The appointment of an Appropriate Body (AB) is a statutory requirement for the induction period of NQTs and an NQT cannot start their induction until their Appropriate Body has been agreed. As an AB, TRI will undertake the necessary verification and administrative processes on your behalf. 
 
This will include:

  • Registering the NQT with ourselves and the Teaching Regulation Agency 
  • Maintaining records and assessment reports 
  • Making the final decision as to whether or not the NQT’s performance against the Teaching Standards is satisfactory, drawing on the recommendations of the Headteacher/Principal 
  • Notifying the Teaching Regulation Agency of the decision 
  • Providing a named contact and advice line for support and guidance

NQT Induction Services

In addition to TRI’s role acting as an Appropriate Body to undertake the verification of NQT induction assessments, TRI is able to support schools by providing access to a full range of services to ensure that all NQTs are successfully inducted into the teaching profession.

This can include but is not limited to:

  • Training for NQT mentors in Summer Term of AY1920 to ensure the mentors are fully prepared to support their NQTs in AY2021 
  • Programme of professional themes seminars aimed specifically at NQTs 
  • Lesson observations with developmental feedback (written and verbal) against the teaching standards 
  • Coaching sessions
     

For further information on registering for Appropriate Body services or to book a place on the induction programme, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 01202 878073 (option 7).

Event Date Multiple Date Event
Individual Price £250.00

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