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Our growing network of education partners are all experts in their field. Through IRIS Connect Groups you can access theory, video examples and CPD resources supplied by these experts, to underpin your learning.
IRIS Connect Film Club: FREE CPD programme
Film Club Episode 1: The Empire Talks Back
Explore dialogic pedagogy in the first episode of Film Club, a ready-made professional learning programme that helps you develop self-regulating, independent learners.
Film Club Episode 2: O Learner Where Art Thou?
The second episode in our Film Club programme looks at questioning and the different ways it can be used to initiate thinking, discussion and problem solving.
Film Club Episode 3: Look Who’s Talking Too
Explore learner talk, collective thinking and problem solving to develop pupil talk in the third episode of our Film Club professional learning programme.
Film Club Episode 4: Feedback to the Future
In this episode of our Film Club professional learning programme we delve into developing pupil group talk and feedback within the content of classroom dialogue.
Film Club Episode 5: A Beautiful Mindset
To what extent do growth mindsets impact on learning? Investigate this and more in the fifth episode of our Film Club professional learning programme.
Film Club Episode 6: Independence Day
Get the tools to create your very own Film Clubs with this easy, ready-made Group template. Create lasting professional development in your school around topics of your choice.
Featured Groups: FREE CPD resources
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.
Video CPD Toolkit
Access recommendations and tools to help you successfully use video to empower teachers in lesson observation and accelerate teacher development.
Get information and resources that will help to ensure you and your school can meet the needs of grieving families and their children.
The guidance you need to set up, run and evaluate action research cycles. Plus how to get colleagues on board.
Access materials to allow you to introduce bar models as a strategy to help students understand and interpret worded mathematical questions.
Developing a Coaching Culture
Get proven strategies and systems for building a coaching culture within your school using IRIS Connect.
Strategies for differentiation
Learn how to differentiate effectively without spending hours slaving over multiple worksheets.
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.
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.
Engaging Children in Holistic Science Learning
Learn how you can use limited science resources to engage your students in real-world scientific thinking and practice.
Lead a Self-Improving Department
Make your vision of a self-improving department become a reality, by building the capacity of individuals through honest evaluation, effective improvement planning and change leadership strategies.
Ambitious Maths Teaching
Work collaboratively with other teachers, leaders, and coaches to learn maths instructional activities. Observe the videos as models, then have a go yourself. Each video is annotated by researchers from the University of Washington.
Non-Verbal Behaviour Control
Develop a system of non-verbal signs that you and your colleagues can use across the school to help support challenging behaviour.
Supporting Mathematical Reasoning
Discuss the importance of mathematical reasoning, paying particular attention to creating opportunities for reasoning, mathematical fluency, effective questioning, and quality pupil talk. Each video is supported by reflection points, discussion questions and a follow-up task to help you put theory into practice.
IRIS Lead Certified
We know that so many IRIS Leads are doing fantastic things, so we have built this accreditation group to recognise and celebrate the inspiring efforts of IRIS Leaders and teachers across our community.
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Proven tools and techniques from John Bayley that will help you develop effective behaviour management skills.
Video Coaching & Mentoring
Materials, resources and training video clips that will help you become an effective video coach.
Effective Learner Behaviours
Video examples and CPD resources to help you develop more independent, self-regulating and reflective learners.
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.
Assessment for Learning
T&L Essentials equips you with the tools you need to develop core teaching skills, with a focus on AfL.
Share your lessons to receive transcripts and metrics on your teaching, plus recommended teaching strategies to improve your practice.
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