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Lesson Study

Get detailed guidance on how to use Lesson Study to collaboratively refine teaching and learning. Created by Dr Pete Dudley, the UK’s lesson study expert.

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Video CPD Toolkit

Access recommendations and tools to help you successfully use video to empower teachers in lesson observation and accelerate teacher development.

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Bereavement Support 

Get information and resources that will help to ensure you and your school can meet the needs of grieving families and their children.

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The Empire Talks Back

Join the 1st of 6 IRIS Connect film clubs. Get teachers talking and learn how to develop more self-regulating, independent learners.

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Action Research

The guidance you need to set up, run and evaluate action research cycles. Plus how to get colleagues on board.

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Maths Hub

Access materials to allow you to introduce bar models as a strategy to help students understand and interpret worded mathematical questions.

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Developing a Coaching Culture

Get proven strategies and systems for building a coaching culture within your school using IRIS Connect.

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Strategies for differentiation

Learn how to differentiate effectively without spending hours slaving over multiple worksheets.

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Setting-up in-house CPD projects

 Discover resources, activities and tutorials to help you achieve impact through high-quality easily produced in-house CPD projects.

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Speak your way to better outcomes

Whatever problems you encounter in your profession, find out how you can think and speak your way to better professional outcomes.

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Engaging Children in Holistic Science/Geography Learning

Learn how you can use limited science resources to engage your students in real world scientific thinking and practice.

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How to Teach Phonics

Gain ideas and insights into how to teach phonics with this Group created by Year 1 teacher Helen Lindley.

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The Science of Learning

Discover the power of cognitive science for your classroom. This Group provides 2 free Cognitive Science HOW2s and a link to access a further 4.




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Proven tools and techniques from John Bayley that will help you develop effective behaviour management skills.

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Practical, step-by-step visual guides to help you integrate differentiation into your teaching.

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Effective Learner Behaviours

Video examples and CPD resources to help you develop more independent, self-regulating and reflective learners.

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Lesson Observation Videos

Primary and secondary lesson observation videos you can use as a re-usable training resource.

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Effective Live Coaching

Coaching materials, resources and training video clips that will help you become an effective live coach

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Assessment for Learning 

T&L Essentials equips you with the tools you need to develop core teaching skills, with a focus on AfL.

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Visible Classroom

Share your lessons to receive transcripts and metrics on your teaching, plus recommended teaching strategies to improve your practice.

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Watch other teachers teach

For £50 you can get 1 year’s access for you and all your staff to 10 lesson observations covering a variety of subjects from year 1 to year 6.

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