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Teaching and Learning News

A great range of educational articles from the Pavilion and Downs Teaching Alliance

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SLE speaks at Washington Conference

  In November 2019 Joe Fincham, SLE for PDTSA, gave a talk at the ACTFL Conference in Washington DC. He was speaking on behalf of the British Council and QFI about the contrasting approach to language teaching between the UK and the US and explored how emerging trends...

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Lead LIVE Primary Event

Brighton, Hove and Sussex Primary Event | 1st February 2019 Primary school event ...

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Innovate My School in Lead Live!

  East Sussex | 30th November 2018     Why should I attend? In March this year, education secretary Damian Hinds pledged to strip away workload that doesn’t add value in...

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Event: Me, My Child and Robots

  A free event open to all parents, teachers and educators...         Find out more:    

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Comparative Judgement Conference: Increase Accuracy of Assessments and Reduce Workload

Pavilion and Downs Teaching School Alliance is proud to present: Comparative Judgement: Increase Accuracy of Assessments and Reduce Workload Keynote Daisy Christodoulou presents on how comparative judgement improves the accuracy of writing assessments and reduces teacher workload.   Wednesday 11th July 2018, 8:30am - 4:30pm American Express Community Stadium, Brighton   Free parking Delegates should please bring a laptop or tablet...

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The Expert Teacher

The new GCSEs place a greater emphasis on knowledge and memory. Students are required to know, understand, and remember a lot more content than in previous exams. The challenge for many disadvantaged children is that this can create an ever-widening knowledge gap: reading and knowledge is built upon prior knowledge....

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Leading for Characterful Schools

All good teachers know that developing students’ character is essential in ensuring their overall success in both their personal and professional lives. Yet we also know that character development can be difficult to embed within a school ethos when we are primarily judged by academic progress. This ...

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