Learning Development Groups

In 2016, Wellacre Academy’s Learning Development Groups lead Teaching & Learning innovation through focused ‘action research’ projects, the findings of which were used to shape the next phase of T&L development across the Academy. Slides from the initial launch session are here:

Groups ran all year, and were self-directed in order to fit it into other teaching commitments. Learning Development Groups also contribute on a regular basis to our opt-in CPD sessions.

The two Learning Development Groups of 2016 were;

Assessment, Marking and Feedback

Further details of the work they have carried out so far is here.

Questioning and Differentiation

Further Reading

We drew our inspiration from a number of other schools who are already doing excellent work in a similar way. To give you an idea of how these approaches are already working well elsewhere, you might want to have a look at the following articles:

http://mjbromleyblog.wordpress.com/2013/09/24/professional-learning-communities/

http://classteaching.wordpress.com/2013/06/28/outstanding-learning-development-group/

http://classteaching.wordpress.com/learning-innovator-reports/

http://www.journeytoexcellence.org.uk/videos/video_tcm4673602.asp

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