Presentation on theme: "Focus of workshop What are your needs? How can the GA support these needs? How could a GA network of new teachers be supportive? How could you be involved."— Presentation transcript:
Focus of workshop What are your needs? How can the GA support these needs? How could a GA network of new teachers be supportive? How could you be involved in the GAs work?
Primary CPD Primary Subject Leader CPD - Canterbury The TDA are providing funding for teachers to take part in a three day project between January 2008 – March 2008, working with Subject Associations and Canterbury Christ Church University tutors. The project will develop the skills required for leading a subject, including monitoring standards, evaluating teaching and learning, leading sustainable improvement and developing coaching and mentoring skills. Initially, places are limited to five teachers per subject area, and the date of Day One will be Monday 14 January 2008, Days Two & Three will be in February and March. For further information contact Sharon Mackintosh (01227 767700 Ext 3263). Geog Blog Wendy North, Primary Projects Leader for the Action Plan for Geography, has created a blog page called Everyday Geographies. The blog aims to 'share good ideas about primary geography with teachers and other educational professionals'. Sustainable Schools Leader Pack - Free Download The Sustainable Schools rural urban linking project was funded by the Yorkshire and Humber Global Schools Association. It ran from January to July 2007 and linked four rural schools in Craven, North Yorkshire with four urban schools from Bradford or Keighley. The resulting activity pack can be downloaded free from the YDMT website. If you have any further questions about the pack or the project please contact Judy Rogers, Community Officer at YDMT on (015242 51002). Sharon MackintoshEveryday GeographiesYDMT websiteJudy Rogers
CPD Secondary CPD The Japan Foundation is currently inviting applications from Secondary School teachers and administrators for their annual, fully-funded study tour to Japan. The tour is from 18 June - 2 July 2008 and the deadline for applications is 25 April 2008. Further information about this and other funding opportunities can be found in the Funding & Awards section.Funding & Awards The TDA website features a comprehensive section on CPD, including tips on self-evaluation and reviewing your school's CPD policy, what makes effective CPD, and a list of sources of CPD. (03.01.08)TDA website CfBT Education Trust and the GA will be managing nine conferences for subject leaders next term. The conferences aim to offer support for the implementation of the new curriculum at Key Stage 3. Further information and a link to online booking is available on the New Curriculum Support page. (Updated 18.12.07)New Curriculum Support As part of the Action Plan for Geography we will be running a variety of free CPD events until July 2008. Find out more about these and book online in the APG pages of this website. Our curriculum-making courses are also available as free online CPD units on the Geography Teaching Today website. (21.11.07)APG pagesGeography Teaching Today