Using Dilemma and Tension to Hook Children into learning (and Improve Writing!)

Course Details

Using the concept of the pedagogy of poverty as a starting point, this course will offer a practical and thoughtful day around using narratives and stories to help children invest in a knowledge-rich curriculum.

Hywel will share a model to support teachers with their planning and will offer tried and tested examples from his own practice.

The practical and engaging day will demonstrate how children can be protected into key curriculum content using narrative enquiry and research-informed ‘warm’ pedagogy.

Learning Outcomes

•Build an awareness of how storytelling and bold questioning can support children to invest in a topic.
•Rediscover the adventures that lie in the curriculum.
•Explore model case study examples of a rich pedagogical approach.
•Learn how to ensure your children make progress.
Course Date Tue 02 Jul
Duration 10:00 - 15:30
Location Wakefield
Venue Address YPO, 41 Industrial Park, Wakefield, WF2 0XE
Target Audience Headteachers, Deputy Heads, Assistant Heads, Subject Teachers, Teachers and Literacy Coordinators
Lunch 12:30 - 13:15
Price £129
Voucher Value £50

Course Tutor

Hywel Roberts
Hywel has over 25 years teaching experience in special, primary and secondary settings. He has found an incredible and innovative niche in the world of model teaching – contributing and advising curriculum designers and innovators. He is also a well-respected author. Hywel still works with children, keeping his insight fresh, current and useful. His work deals with curriculum liberation, creative practice, engagement, leadership, literacy, teaching development and Imagineering – the liberation of the art of teaching.