Curriculum Theory to Practice

Curriculum 'Theory to Practice' Seminars

Curriculum Theory to Practice

Monthly online seminars deconstruct different topics around intent, implementation and impact when leading a knowledge-engaged, enquiry-led curriculum.

Aimed at Curriculum Leader, live interactive seminars (also recorded) provide the theory behind an enquiry-led curriculum topic by topic and include practical and pragmatic how to tips and guidance.

All seminars are 90 minutes long, are recorded and accessible after the event.

How much? Two options:

  • Pay As You Go at £75 per seminar

  • 20% off if paid in one go, reducing cost to £600 (instead of £750).

10 Seminars Available

Delving deeper into cognitive development

Bronfenbrenner amongst other significant thinkers are highly influential to the construction of a curriculum, particularly a cognitively mapped enquiry-led one.
We will go deeper into Bronfenbrenner's theories of influence and how enquiries should maximise these influences.

Live 01/12/20, 16:00 - 18:00

Enquiries as progressive pedagogy

Understanding differences between confirmation, structured, guided and open enquiry is the key to ensuring that pedagogical principles are progressive as well as content.
We will practically develop different version of the same whole school enquiry.

Live 19/01/20, 16:00 - 18:00

The enquiry-led process: black and yellow hats

Using the enquiry-led pedagogy, this seminar will explore the process of learning within and enquiry-led curriculum using DeBono's Thinking Hats.
We will explore the facts, intuition, hesitations, opportunities, options and 'what next?' available to leaders.

Live 08/02/20, 16:00 - 18:00

Evidencing the wider curriculum

Books looks, planning looks, floor books, learning environments, portfolios, displays, pupil voice, questionnaires... the list is endless, but which approach will yield what result?
We will explore the facts, intuition, hesitations, opportunities, options and planning available to leaders.

Live 09/03/20, 16:00 - 18:00

Seminar details and dates below will be finalised before November 13/11/20

Leading the leaders: how to lead subject leaders but not step on their toes

How [not] to do a Learning Walk

Differences between process and product.

Challenge and celebration, know more, remember more: these are terms that are

Representation, climate change or Global Goals?

Choosing the flavour

To Be Decided by participants