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Upcoming events

    • 20 Jan 2020
    • 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM
    • Southgate School, Sussex Way, Cockfosters, EN4 0BL
    Register

    South gate Cluster: Coaching and feedback workshop 

     

    A chance to bring along your work in progress, share it and receive feedback from your session facilitator and colleagues.

    This workshop is a follow on from 'Getting Started in Action Research' and will cover:

     

    * Reviewing your action research
    * Emerging issues 'clinic'
    * Expert advice on specific challenges
    * Reviewing your action research action plan
    * How to write up your action research

    • 23 Jan 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • University of Winchester Business School, Room TBC, West Downs Quarter, Romsey Road, Winchester, SO22 5HT
    Register

     Come and join Prof Bill Lucas for this Master Class training session 

     

     

    Event to be held

     

    Thursday, 23rd January 2020

    from 5.00pm to 6.30pm (room TBC)

    The University of Winchester
    Business School, West Downs Quarter,

    Romsey Road

     Winchester

    SO22 5HT

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    This master class will be themed around 'Homework' 

    What the research says and what you can do about it!

     

     

                                       Click here to make payment 
         

     

    This master class is included in our Master Class Training Programme which is charged at £90 per year which entitles you to attend 4 out of the 5 classes in the series held at

    The University of Winchester.

     

    For further information please contact Mandy at eednet@winchester.ac.uk 
       

    Individual master class is chargeable at £25 per person 

     
     

     

    • 30 Jan 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Bedford
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    Exclusively for School of Tomorrow: Fellowship workshop with Professor Bill Lucas 

    The day is intended particularly to help Fellowship lead staff develop their thinking and skills in planning and leading action-based research in order to support the stakeholder evaluation process and the production of impact studies in year 2 and beyond.

     

    Outline Programme

    1.       Introductions

    2.       Introduction to Expansive Education Network - with a particular focus on creativity - and how it meshes with SoTo

    3.      Introduction to action research

    4.      Issues of practice

    • a. focusing on a question
    • b. planning an intervention
    • c.  evaluation

    5. Exploring issues of leadership

      

    About Prof Bill Lucas

    Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning and Professor of Learning at the University of Winchester. Bill founded CRL with Guy Claxton in 2008. In addition to his work with CRL, Bill is a trustee of The English Project, and with Philip Pullman, a patron of the Pegasus Theatre in Oxford.

    Bill was recently appointed by the OECD as co-chair of the strategic advisory group overseeing the development of the PISA 2021 test of Creative Thinking.

     

    Bill is known internationally as a speaker on the subjects of learning, change, creativity, and leadership. He travels extensively to present key notes, most recently in Sydney, Philadelphia, Helskinki, Qatar, Melbourne, Auckland, Stockholm, Paris, Belfast, and Dubai.

     

    He is a prolific writer, and has authored and co-authored over forty books including recently:

    Educating Ruby: what our children need to learn (with Guy Claxton)

    Teaching Creative Thinking: Developing learners who generate ideas and can think critically (with Ellen Spencer)

     

    With Guy Claxton he is the creator of one of the biggest teacher researcher groups in the world:  the Expansive Education Network.

           
    • 02 Mar 2020
    • 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM
    • Bury College, Enterprise Building Room E202
    Register

    The second in a series of three professional development sessions included in your membership.

     

    A chance to bring along your work in progress, share it and receive feedback from your session facilitator and from colleagues

     

    This workshop is a follow on from 'Getting started in action research' and will cover:  

    • Reviewing your action research
    • Emerging issues 'clinic'
    • Expert advice on specific challenges
    • Reviewing your action research action plan       
    • How to write up your action research

     

    • 05 Mar 2020
    • 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM
    • Sacred Heart R.C. Primary School & Heart Teaching School Alliance, Central Drive, Westhoughton, Bolton. BL5 3DU
    Register
    A chance to bring along your work in progress, share it and receive feedback from your session facilitator and from colleagues
              
       This workshop is a follow on from 'Getting Started in Action Research' and will cover:
    • Reviewing your action research
    • Emerging issues 'clinic'
    • Expert advice on specific challenges
    • Reviewing your action research action plan       
    • How to write up your action research
                     

     


    • 16 Jun 2020
    • 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM
    • Bury College, Market Street, BL9 0DB Enterprise Building Room E404
    Register

    This is an opportunity to celebrate learning from your research and share findings with other Expansive Education members.

     

    This final workshop will cover:     
    • Presenting the findings of your action research
    • Learning from other colleagues
    • Inviting other colleagues to learn about expansive education

    Any questions please contact eedNET@winchester.ac.uk

     

    Follow us on Facebook @ExpansiveEducationNetwork and on Twitter @eed_net 
    • 29 Jun 2020
    • 4:15 PM - 6:15 PM
    • Southgate School, Sussex Way, Cockfosters, EN4 0BL
    Register

     Southgate cluster: Celebrating and Presenting Findings 

    • Presenting and celebrating the findings of your action research
                   
    • Learning from other colleagues and sharing ideas
    • Inviting other colleagues to learn about developing expansive dispositions in their students. 
    To prepare for this celebratory session.  Please present your findings with a short  5-10 presentation. This can be with a PowerPoint, poster or simply talking through your findings with the group.   


    Suggested structure
    1. My Context - logo, picture and headlines about your school and sentence on the group on which you are focusing

    2. The Issue - headline sentence for example - ‘Trying to create more resourceful learners’

    3. What the research says - key points

    4. My Research Question - ‘If I do x will y happen?

    5. My Project - key points listing what you did
    How you evaluated it, eg
    •  An initial and/or end-of intervention survey
    •  Participant  observation
    •  Interviews, and
    •  Field notes
    Then include any key charts, graphs, comments

    6.  Findings - key points

    7. What I learned - key points

     

    After this session you are given a report template to write to 1,500 – 3,000 words typically. All are then published on our website.
    http://expansiveeducation.net/Default.aspx?pageId=1730525
     
    Your tutor at eednet@winchester.ac.uk can provide any interim feedback and advice for you and your colleagues prior to the celebratory session.  Finished reports can be emailed to eednet@winchester.ac.uk 

    • 06 Jul 2020
    • 3:45 PM - 5:45 PM
    • Sacred Heart R.C. Primary School & Heart Teaching School Alliance, Central Drive, Westhoughton, Bolton. BL5 3DU
    Register

    Salford cluster: Celebrating and Presenting Findings    

    This is an opportunity to celebrate, share findings and learning from your research with other Expansive Education members. All members with research to share are welcome to attend   

    • Presenting the findings of your action research         
    • Learning from other colleagues
    • Inviting other colleagues to learn about expansive education.

    For further information on preparation required for this workshop please register.

     

    Any questions please email eednet@winchester.ac.uk


    Follow us on Facebook @ExpansiveEducationNetwork and on Twitter @eed_net

     


Past events

04 Dec 2019 Bury College - Getting started in Action Research AR1
21 Nov 2019 Master Class Training with Professor Bill Lucas - Creativity in Schools
21 Nov 2019 Make Your Future: celebrating craft in the classroom
28 Oct 2019 Salford Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
07 Oct 2019 Southgate Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
30 Sep 2019 Southgate Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
18 Sep 2019 Master Class on Parental Engagement with Professor Bill Lucas
18 Sep 2019 Winchester: Celebration and Presenting Findings
01 Jul 2019 ETSA Southgate Cluster: Celebration and Presenting Findings
01 Jul 2019 Hillingdon Cluster: Celebration and Presenting Findings
01 Jul 2019 Salford: Celebration and Presenting Findings
27 Jun 2019 FREE LECTURE 'Creativity, expansive education and the new Ofsted framework: why Ofsted is an opportunity to rethink your curriculum and how you might go about it'
27 Jun 2019 Bill Lucas Masterclass: Creative Thinking: What it is, why it matters and how to cultivate it in schools
25 Jun 2019 London IOE: Presenting Findings and What Next?
19 Jun 2019 Bill Lucas free masterclass: Creative Thinking: What it is, why it matters and how to cultivate it in schools
11 Jun 2019 Bury Cluster: Celebration and Presenting Findings
29 Apr 2019 CANCELLED Hillingdon Cluster: Celebration and Presenting Findings
04 Apr 2019 THE POWER OF CREATIVITY AND PLAY IN EDUCATION - FREE EVENT
28 Mar 2019 Winchester workshop - Getting started in action research
25 Mar 2019 WEPHA: Presenting Findings and Celebration
20 Mar 2019 Salford cluster: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
05 Mar 2019 Bury Cluster: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
06 Feb 2019 London IOE: Coaching and Feedback Workshop
24 Jan 2019 ETSA Southgate Cluster: Coaching and Feedback Workshop
21 Jan 2019 Winchester: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
17 Jan 2019 Schools of Tomorrow: Action Research Fellowship workshop
12 Dec 2018 Bury Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
12 Dec 2018 Bury College Cluster 'Getting started' in Action Research
20 Nov 2018 London: Getting Started in Action Research
14 Nov 2018 WEPHA: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
12 Nov 2018 Winchester workshop - Getting started in action research
05 Nov 2018 Hillingdon Cluster: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
16 Oct 2018 Salford Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
08 Oct 2018 NACE: Presenting Findings and Celebration
01 Oct 2018 ETSA Southgate Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
01 Oct 2018 Brave Leadership, Peterborough Learning Partnership: Action research workshop
26 Sep 2018 Winchester workshop - Getting started in action research
11 Sep 2018 Holme Grange: Sharing Findings and What Next? (rescheduled from 15th may)
02 Jul 2018 ETSA Southgate Cluster: Presenting Findings
02 Jul 2018 NACE: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
28 Jun 2018 London IOE: Presenting Findings and What Next?
21 Jun 2018 PSTT: Presenting Findings and What Next?
13 Jun 2018 Winchester: AR3 Presenting findings and what next?
23 May 2018 WEPHA Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
22 May 2018 Hillingdon Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
15 May 2018 Launch of Developing Tenacity: Teaching learners how to persevere in the face of difficulty. Free public lecture from Prof Bill Lucas and Dr Ellen Spencer - Tenacity: what it is, why it matters and how to develop it in your pupils.
17 Apr 2018 London IOE: Coaching and Feedback Workshop
14 Mar 2018 FREE INSET Opportunity - Successful learners: the habits of powerful learners, how to cultivate them and how to track progress
14 Mar 2018 Salford cluster: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
08 Mar 2018 NACE Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
25 Jan 2018 ETSA Southgate Cluster: Coaching and Feedback Workshop
24 Jan 2018 Winchester: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
24 Jan 2018 Schools of Tomorrow: Action Research Fellowship workshop
17 Jan 2018 IAPS/Holme Grange: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
16 Jan 2018 PSTT: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
07 Dec 2017 London: Getting Started in Action Research
22 Nov 2017 Winchester: Getting Started in Action Research - Creative Thinking
21 Nov 2017 Salford Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
20 Nov 2017 10 Year Celebration -The Power of Learning: Putting the heart and the hand back into schools
04 Oct 2017 Winchester: Getting Started in Action Research
03 Oct 2017 PSTT: Getting Started in Action Research
02 Oct 2017 ETSA Southgate Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
26 Sep 2017 IAPS/Holme Grange: Getting Started in Action Research
13 Jul 2017 Winchester: Presenting Findings
04 Jul 2017 Bury Cluster: Presenting Findings
03 Jul 2017 ETSA Southgate Cluster: Presenting Findings
29 Jun 2017 London: Presenting Findings
21 Jun 2017 Salford Cluster: Presenting Findings
13 Jun 2017 North Wilts Cluster: Presenting Findings
10 May 2017 Winchester: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
27 Apr 2017 Whitley Excellence Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
08 Mar 2017 Winchester: Getting Started in Action Research
03 Mar 2017 London: Coaching and Feedback Workshop
01 Mar 2017 Norfolk Cluster: Coaching and Feedback Workshop
09 Feb 2017 Salford cluster: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
06 Feb 2017 North Wilts Cluster: Coaching and Feedback Workshop
01 Feb 2017 Bury Cluster: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
25 Jan 2017 An Expansive Education Changing Lives Talk
25 Jan 2017 ETSA Southgate Cluster: Coaching and Feedback Workshop
25 Jan 2017 Winchester: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
08 Dec 2016 Bill Lucas: Changing the Conversation with Parents Webinar
29 Nov 2016 London: Coaching and Feedback Workshop
09 Nov 2016 Salford Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
02 Nov 2016 Winchester: Getting Started in Action Research
20 Oct 2016 Research Leads Network Symposium
18 Oct 2016 Bury Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
15 Oct 2016 Breaking the Mould - progressive ideas in practice
13 Oct 2016 London: Getting Started in Action Research
05 Oct 2016 North Wilts Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research with Professor Bill Lucas
04 Oct 2016 Webinar, What is Character Education?
03 Oct 2016 ETSA Southgate Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
22 Sep 2016 Norfolk Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research with Professor Bill Lucas
04 Jul 2016 Bury Cluster: Presenting Findings & Celebration
28 Jun 2016 London: Presenting Findings & Celebration
21 Jun 2016 RAEng: Thinking Like an Engineer Conference
20 Jun 2016 Salford Cluster: Presenting Findings
03 May 2016 Bill Lucas - Capabilities - the new currency for success in life
26 Apr 2016 Online support session: Coaching & feedback
19 Apr 2016 London: Getting Started in Action Research
09 Mar 2016 Online support session: Coaching & feedback
02 Mar 2016 Leading Character-Building Schools
23 Feb 2016 London: Coaching and Feedback Workshop
10 Feb 2016 Online Tutorial Session: Coaching & feedback
01 Feb 2016 Salford cluster: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
21 Jan 2016 Bury cluster: Coaching & Feedback Workshop
09 Dec 2015 Thinking like an Engineer: Drop in clinic - POSTPONED
27 Nov 2015 Bill Lucas and Emma Vaux: Getting into the improvement habit
25 Nov 2015 Aberdeen: Getting Started and Coaching in Action Research
23 Nov 2015 How to Teach Character in School
18 Nov 2015 Seen - but really heard? Growing the wellbeing, character and resilience of all learners
16 Nov 2015 Bedales: Coaching and Check In
16 Nov 2015 Salford cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
06 Nov 2015 How Girls Learn: Sharing Expertise in the Education of Female Students
02 Nov 2015 The Politics in Education Summit; Responsibility, Impact and Controls
22 Oct 2015 Bury Cluster: Getting Started in Action Research
20 Oct 2015 London: Getting Started in Action Research (AR1)
10 Oct 2015 Children’s Learning in a Time of Unprecedented Change
08 Oct 2015 Activate Learning: Launch of Thinking like an Engineer 2015-16
07 Oct 2015 Winchester: Presenting Findings (AR workshop 3)
24 Sep 2015 2nd International Conference on Reimagining Schooling
14 Jul 2015 Skype support session: Coaching & feedback
09 Jul 2015 RAEng: Thinking Like an Engineer Conference
07 Jul 2015 Norwich: Celebratory Session
30 Jun 2015 Salford Cluster: Sharing findings session
24 Jun 2015 London: AR2 - Coaching and Check-In
24 Jun 2015 Bury Cluster: AR3 - Celebratory Session
23 Jun 2015 London: Presenting findings & celebrating
17 Jun 2015 Distance Learning: AR3 Presenting Findings
16 Jun 2015 Getting Started in Action Research
02 Jun 2015 London: AR2 - Coaching and Check-In
28 May 2015 TePL - Masterclass with Bill Lucas
21 May 2015 RAEng: Drop in session
12 May 2015 Skype support session: Coaching & feedback
07 May 2015 Trafford: Expansive Education
06 May 2015 Quality First Teaching : expanding thinking for C21st learning
05 May 2015 Webinar: Schools in England today - a Health Check
01 May 2015 Thurrock schools - action research report submission
29 Apr 2015 Winchester: AR2 Coaching & Check-in
27 Mar 2015 Overton: INSET Getting Started in Action Research
19 Mar 2015 TePL - Masterclass with Bill Lucas
18 Mar 2015 Conference: Whole School Approaches to Expansive Education
11 Mar 2015 Skype support session: Coaching & feedback
03 Mar 2015 Plymouth: AR2 - Coaching and Check-In
25 Feb 2015 Oldham cluster: AR3 Presenting Findings
24 Feb 2015 Thinking like an engineer professional development workshop 2
24 Feb 2015 Plymouth: AR2 - Coaching and Check-In
23 Feb 2015 Trafford: Getting Started in Action Research
19 Feb 2015 AELP Conference & Debate: 2020 Vision
05 Feb 2015 Thurrock: (AR2) Coaching and Development Day
04 Feb 2015 London: Getting Started in Action Research
04 Feb 2015 Winchester: Getting Started in Action Research
28 Jan 2015 Bath Spa: AR3 - Celebratory Session
27 Jan 2015 London: AR2 - Coaching and Check-In
26 Jan 2015 Bury cluster: Coaching & Check in AR2
23 Jan 2015 Thinking like an engineer professional development workshop 1
21 Jan 2015 TePL - Masterclass with Bill Lucas
20 Jan 2015 Salford cluster: Coaching & Check in AR2
06 Jan 2015 Stockport Cluster: Coaching & Check in AR2
18 Dec 2014 Norwich: Getting Started in Action Research
11 Dec 2014 TePL - Masterclass with Bill Lucas
03 Dec 2014 Bath Spa: AR2 - Coaching and Check-In
01 Dec 2014 Thurrock schools - action plans submission
26 Nov 2014 Drop-in open online session: Coaching & feedback
20 Nov 2014 London: AR2 - Coaching and Check-In
20 Oct 2014 Thurrock: Getting Started in Action Research
17 Oct 2014 Evaluating the Impact of CPD
15 Oct 2014 Winchester: Getting Started in Action Research
08 Oct 2014 London: Getting Started in Action Research
02 Oct 2014 TEPL: Getting Started in Action Research
02 Oct 2014 Bath Spa: Getting Started in Action Research
01 Oct 2014 How action research by teachers improves learning outcomes for pupils
30 Sep 2014 London: AR2 - Coaching and Check-In
23 Sep 2014 Manchester: Coaching & Check in AR2
16 Sep 2014 Newcastle: Getting Started in Action Research (AR1)
16 Sep 2014 Sheffield: AR3 - Publishing and Celebrating
11 Sep 2014 International Symposium for Engineering Education (ISEE)
14 Jul 2014 Winchester: AR2 Coaching & Check-in
25 Jun 2014 Dare to Imagine - A conference for 21st Century Learning
18 Jun 2014 London: AR3 - Celebratory Session
14 May 2014 DASCO - Getting Started in Action Research
13 May 2014 London: Getting Started in Action Research
12 May 2014 Winchester: Getting Started in Action Research
11 Apr 2014 Bill Lucas @ Oppi - Helsinki Learning Festival
02 Apr 2014 Newcastle: Action Research Workshop 3 - Celebratory Session
12 Mar 2014 London: AR2 - Coaching and Check-In
05 Mar 2014 Sheffield: AR2 - Coaching and Check-In
04 Mar 2014 London: AR3 - Celebratory Session
04 Mar 2014 Manchester: Getting Started in Action Research
04 Feb 2014 London: AR2 - Coaching and Check-In
13 Jan 2014 London: Getting Started in Action Research

 

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