Sage or guide?
'Sage on the stage' or 'guide on the side'? You can, and should, be both - and all points in between.
Sage or guide.docx
Microsoft Word document [15.0 KB]
Harvard referencing guide
If you are writing assignments for your Cert. Ed. or PGCE, this guide to using the Harvard system of referencing might be useful.
Harvard Referencing Guide.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [371.4 KB]
Encouraging personalised CPD - organisational approaches
An introduction to organisational approaches to CPD, including the use of 'learning organisations' theories and 'appreciative enquiry'.
Encouraging personalised CPD.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [357.4 KB]
Using discussion in learning and teaching
A case study and guidance notes.
The reference is: Swan, M. (2006) Learning mathematics through discussion: what are the effects on students? Journal of Further and Higher Education, 30 (3), 229-241
Using discussion in learning and teachin[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [214.1 KB]
Humanist approaches to learning
A PowerPoint presentation on humanism. (Lots of links and references.)
Humanist approaches to education Website[...]
Microsoft Power Point presentation [2.6 MB]
A PowerPoint presentation giving an overview of behaviourist approaches to teaching and learning
Behaviourism Website Version.pptx
Microsoft Power Point presentation [3.2 MB]
Using PowerPoint
Some tips on avoiding Death by PowerPoint
Using PowerPoint Extract from Teaching i[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [185.0 KB]
Using questions in teaching and lerning
PowerPoint presentation with guidance on using questions effectively
Using questions in T L.pps
Microsoft Power Point presentation [401.0 KB]
Using Socratic questions
Examples of questions to stimulate thinking
Socratic questions Robert Fisher.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [170.5 KB]
Finding a way in
Ways to help your learners to find their way into your subject
Helping your learners to find their way [...]
Adobe Acrobat document [188.9 KB]
Questioning skills
Handout providing pointers for using questions effectively
Questioning skills handout.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [256.2 KB]
Subject-specific CPD
Link to a chapter from 'Continuing Professional Development in the Lifelong Learning Sector'
7 Subject sPECIFIC cpd.docx
Microsoft Word document [15.5 KB]
An introductory presentation on employability for FE (might work for HE)
Employability Website version.pptx
Microsoft Power Point presentation [79.6 KB]
'The end of "sheep-dip" CPD'
This article was first published in the IfL's 'CPD Matters' journal Issue 2 (Spring 2012).
The basic message is that teachers and lecturers know best what their CPD needs are.
The end of.docx
Microsoft Word document [18.7 KB]
Strategies to encourage positive behaviour
Extract from Chapter 11 Behaviour for Learning
EXTRACT From.docx Behaviour.docx
Microsoft Word document [18.0 KB]
A curriculum for inclusive learning
This extract from the forthcoming 2nd Edition of "Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector" includes discussion of curriculum including process and product theories.
Extract from Chapter 4.docx Curriculum.d[...]
Microsoft Word document [27.7 KB]
Learning styles
Should we be using learning styles? No!
EXTRACT From.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [385.9 KB]

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