Leaders: Monitoring the Quality of Teaching and Learning Effectively

This is a half-day course (afternoon)

Course outline:

Excellent leadership at all levels within schools secures high standards of teaching and learning. By growing leadership capacity, schools can bring about real improvements to the quality of education provided, meet the needs and aspirations of all pupils and raise standards of achievement.

This is the second in a series of three courses aimed at developing leadership skills in Primary, Infant and First Schools. This is a stand-alone course but the subsequent course will deal with Carrying out Work Scrutiny Effectively.

  • Lesson observations
  • Teaching over time
  • Making judgements
  • Supporting effective practice
Ideal for: Assessment coordinators and other primary school middle leaders
* Refreshments, full afternoon tea, booklet containing presentation slides and course materials

Course Cost: £100 + VAT

Course 17th January 2019 Registration: 12:30 PM Course Starts: 01:00 PM Course Ends: 04:00 PM

Course Venue

Novotel Newcastle


Melanie Maitland

Melanie has taught for a number of years in a variety of Gateshead primary schools and has spent the last 8 years working as Deputy Headteacher and Headteacher of an outstanding primary school. In September 2013 she joined the educationGateshead team and now works as a Link Inspector for primary schools with a focus on school improvement and training. She is an assessor for the Basic Skills Quality Mark and is a Key Stage 2 SATs writing moderator. Her main areas of expertise are in teaching and learning, assessment,curriculum, leadership and management. Together with the educationGateshead team she is supporting NQTs, Headteachers in their first year of headship, middle leaders and curriculum leaders as they plan to implement the new Primary Curriculum.

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