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Mike presents at a wide range of events. Choose the topics below that match your needs & interest. At these sessions Mike is an invited facilitator, presenter, keynote speaker or workshop leader. The events are not organised by Thinking Classroom but Mike uses Thinking Classroom ideas and resources throughout. Please use the contact details provided to enquire about places & exact costs and let them know you heard about the session through this website. Thanks.

Deep Thinking; Effective Learning

Mon 30 Sep 19 All Day Winchester, Hampshire
Deep questioning and thinking skills for making curriculum connections and developing long-term memory.

The training is practical and aligned with the new Ofsted framework. Delegates will explore the rationale for quality classroom tools; try them out, then plan for their use in class. Materials available electronically for ongoing use. 
Topics and Tools Covered:
 Knowledge vs Skills
 Meaningful Thinking
 Future Skills
 Long-Term Memory
 Making Mistakes
 New Ofsted In 10 Points
 Mastery Questions
 Power Questions
 Metacognition
 Connection-Cause-Perspective
 Leading Curriculum
 Challenge 10 Toolkit
Venue, Time, Cost and Booking:
Venue: Twyford St Marys Primary School
Time: 9am to 3:30pm
Guide Price: £80 per delegate See Flier
Places Available: 12 places available to non Twyford St Marys Staff
Booking: Book by email with adminoffice@twyford-pri.hants.sch.uk
Further Information: Download Flier Email Mike mike@thinkingclassroom.co.uk

Thinking Heads: "All of us are smarter than any one of us"

6 Sessions Pilgrims Cross School Site, Andover Hampshire
A series of six 2 hour facilitated sessions addressing challenges commonly faced by headteachers.

Dates & Times:

Thur 3 Oct 19 15:45 - 17:45
Thur 14 Nov 19 15:45 - 17:45
Thur 16 Jan 20 15:45 - 17:45
Thur 12 Mar 20 15:45 - 17:45
Thur 30 Apr 20 15:45 - 17:45
Thur 18 Jun 20 15:45 - 17:45

Facilitated by Thinking Classroom consultant and ILM executive coach Mike Fleetham these sessions will use techniques for creating high quality professional dialogue in a confidential setting.

Each session comprises a focussed input and a structured open forum in which group members will be able to set the agenda and share their experiences, suggestions, ideas and questions. This is a positive, collaborative problem solving opportunity using group coaching activities that you can also use back in school with your leadership teams.

Cost and Booking:
Guide Price: Please enquire for a full flyer

Email for info: Mike@thinkingclassroom.co.uk or call for a chat.
Booking: Mike@thinkingclassroom.co.uk

Thinking Heads: "All of us are smarter than any one of us"

4 Sessions Chesterton Primary School, Wandsworth South London
A series of four 2 hour facilitated sessions addressing challenges commonly faced by headteachers.

Dates & Times:

Fri 10 Jan 20 8:30 - 10:30
Fri 7 Feb 20 8:30 - 10:30
Fri 13 Mar 20 8:30 - 10:30
Fri 24 Apr 20 8:30 - 10:30

Facilitated by Thinking Classroom consultant and ILM executive coach Mike Fleetham these sessions will use techniques for creating high quality professional dialogue in a confidential setting.

Each session comprises a focused input and a structured open forum in which group members will be able to set the agenda and share their experiences, suggestions, ideas and questions. This is a positive, collaborative problem solving opportunity using group coaching activities that you can also use back in school with your leadership teams.

Cost and Booking:
Guide Price: £250 for 4 sessions.
Further Information: http://wandletsa.com/cpd/courses/thinking-heads
Email for info: Mike@thinkingclassroom.co.uk or call for a chat.
Booking: Wandle TSA

 

Special Schools & Unit Middle Leaders Network & Support Group:

4 Afternoons Paddock Secondary School; Wandsworth South London
Sweep coaching for all middle leaders in a special setting ‘All of us are smarter than any one of us’

Time: 
1:30pm-4:30pm

Dates:
Fri 10 Jan 20
Fri 7 Feb 20
Fri 13 Mar 20
Fri 24 Apr 20
Outcomes:
The sessions will focus on themes and issues concerned with:
  • leading a whole school curriculum area
  • developing teachers in your department / subject area
  • leading pupil progress in your department / subject area
  • demonstrating impact in your department / subject area
Typical Topics Covered
  • Making Meetings Valuable
  • Working with Challenging Staff
  • Self-Care & Wellbeing
  • Managing Projects and Interventions
  • Making Lesson Observation Developmental
  • Managing Problem Parents
  • Building Relationships
  • Systems to demonstrate impact
A written summary describing the impact of the sessions on your learning will be expected at the end of the year..
Cost and Booking:
Guide Price: £180 for 4 afternoon sessions. Contact course organiser to confirm price.
Further Information: Wandle TSA course information page
Email for info: Mike@thinkingclassroom.co.uk or call for a chat.
Booking: courses@chesterton.wandsworth.sch.uk and please mention you heard about the course through Mike.