One of the most popular INSETs Amjad delivers is entitled "Try and Refine."

The day involves:

Session 1:

What is Quality First Teaching and what does this look like in a classroom? This gives all attendees a chance to reflect on their current practice in a non-threatening, non-judgemental way. It will spark thoughts and changes.

Amjad will ask attendees to consider what a classroom looks like...

  • Where everybody is learning?
  • Where lessons are challenging?
  • Where everybody has an opportunity to learn?

Amjad will provide take away strategies to turn Quality First Teaching into practice

Session 2:

Amjad will then provide examples of strategies to engage and inspire our students based on ideas from www.trythisteaching.com/toolkit He will leave all staff with,

  • Ideas to Try and Refine
  • Low effort and high impact suggestions
  • Practical ideas for all subjects, irrespective of age range of teacher!

Session 3:

Department Time to reflect, Amjad will provide a,

  • Directed task provided to allow time to build on learning from first two sessions
  • Opportunity to plan short, medium and long term goals based on learning from the INSET
  • Separate session for support Staff/Teaching Assistants coaching if required, during departmental time.

Session 4: 

Internal TeachMeet- Amjad will host and facilitate an internal sharing of ideas. Staff will, 

  • Share and model best practice as a school
  • Demonstrating the effectiveness of a shared approach to learning

Session 5:

Review and reflection- Amjad will close the day summarising the key learning and actions!