The Non-Tick Box Guide to Outstanding Teaching Inset

The definitive, easy-to-apply guide to outstanding teaching and learning

Steve Garnett

Steve Garnett has been a teacher for 24 years. He has delivered INSETs to over 7,000 teachers over the past 10 years in the UK, Ireland and across Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. Teachers who have attended Steve's courses have regularly described them as 'inspirational'. trainer profile
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This updated course features easy-to-apply ideas for busy teachers who want practical and proven teaching strategies guaranteed to impress any observer. Manageable, high-impact ideas that work across all key stages and ability ranges will be shown via straight-talking advice: no faddy gimmicks, no pseudoscience. 

Come with an open mind and a willingness to take a fresh look at what ‘outstanding’ really means!  Focus on the everyday nitty-gritty of what really works in the classroom. Be prepared to have your preconceptions shaken and rejoice at the down-to-earth common sense approach that will put you, the professional, firmly in the driving seat!

Full Course Content

Course Aims:

  • Demonstrate outstanding teaching strategies that maximise progress and impress observers
  • Analyse what effective AfL really means to ensure learners are challenged in every lesson you teach
  • Examine the myths around differentiation along with DfE guidance and recommendations
  • Highlight current behaviour advice
  • Get teachers up to date with what the inspectorate really say

Course Outline:

SESSION 1: IT’S ALL ABOUT YOUR VISION

  • Outstanding lesson beginnings
  • Outstanding routines
  • Outstanding habits and norms

SESSION 2: GETTING BACK TO BASICS

  • Outstanding myth-busting
  • Outstanding challenge for all
  • Outstanding common sense!

SESSION 3: PLAYING THE OBSERVATION GAME

  • Outstanding behaviour management
  • Outstanding AfL and observation tips
  • Outstanding next steps