Developing your Middle Leadership Skills as a TLR holder – 1 day Spring course

Course date: 31st Jan 2024

This 1-day course is part of a 3-day rolling programme. The days do not have to be done in any order and can be stand alone 1-day courses.

£210.00 + VAT (20%)

Target Group: Teachers/TLR holders keen to widen their understanding and practice of evaluating and improving learning
  • analysing wider data evidences- reading /numeracy tests and improving pupil performance
  • triangulating evaluation evidences
  • assessing teacher performance and developing mentoring and coaching skills
  • improving teacher performance by developing high quality feedback skills
There are two further middle leadership skills courses, the courses can be attended individually or all together. Because the Middle leadership Skills days can be attended in any order, if you are wanting to attend them all you may book all three at once to make it cheaper. course attendee quote What people say about this course...

"Very informative with good content knowledge. Supportive throughout and a very enjoyable course. Looking forward to the next 2 days."     Spring Course Attendee 14/03/19

"Informative and engaging as ever. Plenty to take back to my school as positive ideas forward."  Spring Course Attendee 14/03/19

"Really thought provoking and helped re-focus me!"  Spring Course Attendee 14/03/19


Course Presenter: Gareth Coombes

LEADERSHIP and MANAGEMENT/ ASSESSMENT for LEARNING - Gareth Coombes is an Educational Consultant, he has 17 years’ advisory experience. Previously he has worked as a Challenge Adviser, a Lead Adviser in Newport LA, with a key responsibility for leadership and teaching and learning across the city's 54 primary schools. Prior to that Gareth worked in Torfaen and in an earlier life was a very successful primary headteacher. Gareth Coombes is an Estyn Inspector of both Key Stage 2 and Foundation Phase. He is experienced in international working, particularly in the Far East, most recently in Dubai and Myanmar. In his INSET, he will outline successful strategies, citing the many instances of excellent and good practices that he observes on his travels. His Inset is underpinned by up-to-date educational research. He believes in supporting schools with the 'how to do it' as opposed to the 'what to do'. His style is engaging and varied! He tells it as it is! He has presented at range of conferences. Gareth’s fields of expertise are all aspects of leadership and effective teaching and learning. He has created a series of supportive educational products, particularly Leadership Continua, Middle Leaders Continua, Continua for LSAs, Continua for Kids and materials to support effective self-evaluation and work scrutiny! Most recently he is supporting schools in writing high-quality and much shorter SERs! In partnership, he has re-launched Teaching Continua, currently used in over 500 schools, as an on-line developmental self-evaluation tool for teachers and school development. Gareth Coombes is currently working on materials to support schools in developing Successful Futures. Search for Courses

Course Location: South Wales - Cardiff

ADDRESS: Future Inn, Hemingway Road, Cardiff Bay, CF10 4AU
  START TIME: 8.30am coffee and registration for a 9.00am start
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