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In Deep: Learning to Learn

Posted on July 15, 2011

On Wednesday 6th July a new book by Andy Frapwell and Steve Caldecott was launched.   The foreword to the book was written by Mick Waters, currently director of the Curriculum Foundation, previously Director of QCDA.  Mick recommends the book and comments “This one (book) achieves something special; it links the theory, with the current and emerging policy context, with real practical examples from schools and classrooms. The style is engaging and the authors have used narrative and story carefully to exemplify some significant points.” There is currently a launch publications offer of

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Summer Madness – residential course in Physical Education

Posted on July 15, 2011

afTLC Ltd today launched their summer residential course at the Stables running on the 8th – 10th August 2011 The three-day course costs £250 – the price of a one day course for many professional development providers.  We have also secured a cut price accommodation deal with the Holiday Inn Express, Droitwich. The course will be led by nationally recognised tutors, is suitable for primary and secondary colleagues and includes the new Ofsted framework, the National Curriculum review for PE, Assessment for Learning, The Olympic Legacy, Examinations, Numeracy & Literacy through

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afPE Annual Conference

Posted on July 15, 2011

The Association for Physical Education (afPE) Annual Conference took place in Heythrop Park on the 6th-8th July 2011. On Thursday 7th July Andy Frapwell (afTLC) and Kevin Barton (QCDA) addressed the afPE Annual Conference in a mini key note presentation on Assessment: Where next?  The address explored poor, unreliable and invalid methods of assessment largely centred on the misuse of levels and shared QCDA Assessment Exemplification materials.  Methods of Assessing Pupils’ Progress were referenced, but it was stressed that further in depth engagement was required to fully explore the nuanc

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