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ES4S Ltd would like to invite you to ….

Raising standards through the development of

Conference details
Who is this conference suitable for?
Head Teachers, Deputy Heads, Assistant Heads , Teachers and Teaching Assistants within a primary-phase school.

Effective classbased talk
(A professional development conference for educators within Devon L.A.)

Where is this conference being held?
Sandy Park Conference & Banqueting Centre, Sandy Park Way, Exeter, Devon EX2 7NN

This professional development conference has been specifically designed for school leaders, teachers and teaching assistants and will explore the role of classroom dialogue and speaking and listening within outstanding lessons. The OFSTED 2012 framework places a significant emphasis on the importance of high-quality learner-based dialogue and the need for teachers and teaching assistants to develop effective strategies for improving speaking and listening. Outstanding classroom practice, as identified by the OFSTED 2012 framework, highlight specific criteria that place a significant emphasis on dialogue. Opportunities for pupils to construct understanding in a social context, high quality questioning skills, collaboration on openended, challenging experiences and the need for learning to be driven by pupil-generated questions, are all highlighted as aspects of outstanding classroom practice. It is essential that teachers and teaching assistants ensure that classroom dialogue supports the development of effective learning for all learners.

When is this conference being held?
Friday, 7th June 2013 Timings: 9.15—3.30 (Refreshments from 8.45)

What is the cost of this conference?
£85.00 (+vat) per delegate. This cost includes refreshments throughout the day and full course materials.

Who is leading this conference?
This conference will be led by our senior consultant, Andy Hind. Andy is currently advising and supporting over 600 schools and local authorities, in the UK, Europe and S.E. Asia, in their efforts to improve classroom practice. Andy is an NCSL consultant and is OFSTED trained.

Raising standards through the development of

How do we book places on this conference?
To find out further information or to book places on this conference, please contact Kate, using the following contact details

outstanding class-based talk will explore many
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The specific features of outstanding class-based dialogue The development of high quality teacher and teaching assistant questioning skills Practical ideas for the development of essential dialogic behaviours with all children Activities to support the development of speaking and listening through challenging learning experiences The role of dialogue in assessment of learning

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