27th January 2018 – SAVE THE DATE! #LearningFirst Canterbury II

images (10) There is nothing quite like a #LearningFirst conference to kick off a new year! So, we are delighted to have been invited back to the Canterbury Christ Church University for the first conference of 2018. We will have a great line-up of national and local speakers that will include Michael Tidd, Prof Dame Alison Peacock, Ros Wilson and many, many [...]

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And we’re off – #LearningFirst Bath Spa, here we come!

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#LearningFirst Bath Spa ‘Show & Tell’ 22nd September 2016 An exciting @BeyondLevels #LearningFirst Bath Spa conference format for you, which responds to many of [...]

So what next for the #LearningFirst community…

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So what next? We have a date: 22nd September 2016. We have a venue: Bath Spa University. We have a host: the wonderful Sarah Earle @PriSciEarle. What we need now, is to [...]

Just two more sleeps to go…

The wonderful Leah Stewart has kindly put these together for us. You may want to print them off and use them throughout the day on Saturday. Green [...]

Insights into the #LearningFirst speakers

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On this page you’ll learn something about some of those speaking at this (ground-breaking? No…) groundswell @BeyondLevels Sheffield event. Leah Stewart has done a fabulous [...]

Less than a week to go and excitement is sky high…

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Less than a week to go folks and excitement is sky high.. This is the plan from here on in: Registration will be open from 9:15 on Saturday. Entry will be by ticket [...]

Final Golden tickets released!!!!

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Thanks to some VERY creative planning with Sean Cavan of Sheffield Hallam University, we are able to release a final batch of Golden Tickets. Morale feels like it [...]

Sheffield here we come… Conference speakers announced

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We are absolutely delighted to announce the names of colleagues presenting, speaking and leading workshops at the #LearningFirst launch conference on Saturday 21st May 2016 [...]

Synoptic Assessment

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Stumbled across a conversation on Twitter this evening. Sean Harford raised the idea of using synoptic assessment. Not ever having across the idea before, luckily [...]

Could Ofsted be a positive driver for learning in our schools? I wonder…

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You I have had an itch for a while. You know, that sort of itch that you just have to scratch, even in public! This is the tweet from Sean Harford, Ofsted's National [...]

James Pembroke: The 5 Golden Rules of tracking

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James is a Data Analyst and Advisor with 10 years experience in primary, secondary and post-16 sectors. He has a high profile on Twitter and is one of the speakers at our [...]