Ambition at the Festival of Education
Here is some of our favourite content from our experts speaking at the Festival of Education.
What have we learned from ECF and what next?
Last September, the Early Career Framework (ECF) was implemented at national scale to provide support for every new teacher in England’s schools. Ambition Institute’s Executive Director of Programmes, Tom Rees, reflects on what’s going well, what we’ve learnt and what next.
Extract: Dunlosky's Strengthening the Student Toolbox in Action by Amarbeer Singh Gill
Ambition tutor and Master's graduate Amarbeer Singh Gill shares an excerpt from his new book, looking at ways teachers can use recommendations from Dunlosky's Strengthening the Student Toolbox to consolidate knowledge and enhance learning.
Refine not replace: a ‘mechanism-first’ approach to teacher education
Teacher Education Fellows lead Nick Pointer uses worked examples to translate the theory of ‘mechanisms’ in professional development into real life advice that teacher educators can use to support their teams.
Extract: Motivated Teaching by Peps Mccrea
Peps Mccrea draws on behavioural economics, evolutionary psychology and motivation science to create a framework that can be used to ensure your pupils remain interested and engaged in the classroom.
Ambition welcomes: Dr Neil Gilbride
The newest member of our learning design team, Dr Neil Gilbride, walks us through his 18 years of experience in the sector, and how he plans to feed all of this knowledge into our programmes.
How the leading literacy NPQ can change learning and lives
Ambition literacy experts Christopher Such and Sarah Bagshaw-McCormick break down everything you need to know about the National Professional Qualification in Leading Literacy (NPQLL), from what's covered in the framework, to how it will benefit you and your career.