PSYCHOLOGY TEACHER COURSES - SUMMER & AUTUMN - Keynote Educational

 
PSYCHOLOGY TEACHER COURSES - SUMMER & AUTUMN - Keynote Educational
SUMMER & AUTUMN
2019

PSYCHOLOGY
TEACHER COURSES

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PSYCHOLOGY TEACHER COURSES - SUMMER & AUTUMN - Keynote Educational
COMING UP THIS JUNE…

CONFERENCE
ASPIRING TO EXCELLENCE:
LEADING A HIGH                                                                  ASPIRING TO
PERFORMING DEPARTMENT                                                           EXCELLENCE:
                                                                                LEADING A HIGH
                                                                                PERFORMING
Wednesday 26 June 2019 | Central London                                         DEPARTMENT
                                                                                CODE 7530

There is much change happening for subject Heads of Departments and             Wednesday 26 June 2019
                                                                                Central London
Faculties with the new directives, in terms of the increased responsibility
                                                                                Join us for this conference, where our expert speakers and

of the role and increased contributions to implementing school principles,      practitioners will offer insights into the most important issues,
                                                                                the challenges and approaches of leading high performing
                                                                                departments, and to make those essential changes to drive

policies and directions. This event explores department curriculum design
                                                                                good departments to outstanding.
                                                                                The event will first address the latest changes that will directly
                                                                                affect Heads of Departments, before exploring department

and delivery, developing your staff, ethical leadership, setting appropriate    curriculum design and delivery, developing your staff, ethical
                                                                                leadership of your department, setting appropriate levels of
                                                                                challenge for students in your department and leading your

levels of challenge for students in your department and leading your
                                                                                department to overall excellence.

department to overall excellence.

                                                                                Call 01625 532974 or book online at keynote.org.uk
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                                                                                                                                                               CODE 7530

CONFERENCE
11TH ANNUAL
SIXTH FORM LEADERSHIP
CONFERENCE                                                                      11TH ANNUAL
                                                                                SIXTH FORM
Friday 21 June 2019 | Central London                                            LEADERSHIP
                                                                                CONFERENCE
                                                                                CODE 7510

Sixth Forms are facing increasing and significantly different challenges,       London: Friday 21 June 2019

as the landscape in which they operate changes. Join us at this important       1st Delegate Rate £369+VAT
                                                                                2nd Delegate Rate £339+VAT
conference in which you will explore the questions around what a rich 16 – 19   3rd Delegate Rate £319+VAT

curriculum should look like, hear from leading experts who are innovatively
driving improvements in student outcomes, and take away strategies that                                                                              KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

lead towards Ofsted compliance.                                                                                                                      INCLUDE:
                                                                                                                                                     Bill Watkin
                                                                                                                                                     Chief Executive, Sixth Form Colleges

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
                                                                                                                                                     Association

                                                                                                                                                     Tim Oates CBE
                                                                                                                                                     Group director of assessment research and
                                                                                                                                                     development, Cambridge Assessment

Bill Watkin                                                                     Call 01625 532974 or book online at keynote.org.uk
                                                                                  @KeynoteCourses
                                                                                                                                                     Anne King
                                                                                                                                                     Principal Moor Park Sixth Form College,
                                                                                                                                                     Preston

Chief Executive, Sixth Form Colleges Association
Tim Oates CBE
Group director of assessment research and development,
                                                                                                                                                                 CODE 7510
Cambridge Assessment
Kevin Watson
Principal BSix, Brooke House Sixth Form College

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CONFERENCE
THE FUTURE OF THE
CURRICULUM                                                                                          THE FUTURE
                                                                                                    OF THE
                                                                                                    CURRICULUM
Friday 14 June 2019 | Central London                                                                CONFERENCE
There is renewed interest in, and indeed widespread support among school leaders for the
                                                                                                    CODE 7528

                                                                                                    Friday 14 June 2019 | Central London
inspectorate’s plans to focus more on the quality of the curriculum and less on performance         1st Delegate Rate £369+VAT

data in its inspections. Join us at this vital conference where you will explore powerful           2nd Delegate Rate £339+VAT
                                                                                                    3rd Delegate Rate £319+VAT

curriculum thinking, examine the new challenges for leaders in developing curriculum expertise
within schools and analyse how to ensure curriculum progress in every subject.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
                                                                                                                                                         KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
                                                                                                                                                         INCLUDE:

Summer Turner                                                                                                                                            Matthew Purves
                                                                                                                                                         Deputy Director, Schools, Ofsted

                                                                                                                                                         Shaun Allison
Head of Curriculum Development, The Inspiration Trust                                                                                                    Research Lead at Durrington High School

                                                                                                                                                         Matt Bromley
                                                                                                    Call 01625 532974 or book online at keynote.org.uk   Educational Consultant,
                                                                                                      @KeynoteCourses                                    Bromley Education

Matthew Purves
                                                                                                    Call 01625 532974 or book online at keynote.org.uk                      @KeynoteCourses

Deputy Director for Schools, Ofsted

Shaun Allison
Research Lead at Durrington High School                                                                                                                  CODE 7528

CONFERENCE
INCLUSION
Improving Alternative Provision and Inclusion                                                       INCLUSION

Strategies to Reduce Exclusion                                                                      CONFERENCE:
                                                                                                    Improving Alternative
                                                                                                    Provision and Inclusion
                                                                                                    Strategies to Reduce
Thursday 27 June 2019 | Central London                                                              Exclusion
                                                                                                    CODE 7529

The rate and number of exclusions from school has risen significantly in the last two years. Join   Thursday 27 June 2019 | Central London

us at this crucial conference to examine a range of inclusion strategies, value-driven leadership   1st Delegate Rate £369+VAT
                                                                                                    2nd Delegate Rate £339+VAT

approaches to exclusion and successful methods for improving Alternative Provision which
                                                                                                    3rd Delegate Rate £319+VAT

motivates students back into mainstream education.
                                                                                                                                                         KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE:                                                                                                                                INCLUDE:
                                                                                                                                                         Tom Bennett
                                                                                                                                                         Founder ResearchEd and Government

Tom Bennett                                                                                                                                              Behaviour Czar

                                                                                                                                                         Dave Whitaker

Founder ResearchEd and Government Behaviour Czar
                                                                                                                                                         Headteachers’ Roundtable and Executive
                                                                                                                                                         Principal, Springwell Alternative Academy

                                                                                                    Call 01625 532974 or book online at keynote.org.uk   Kiran Gill
                                                                                                      @KeynoteCourses
                                                                                                    Call 01625 532974 or book online at keynote.org.uk   CEO and Founder, The Difference
                                                                                                                                                                            @KeynoteCourses
Dave Whitaker
Headteachers’ Roundtable and Executive Principal, Springwell Alternative Academy
Kiran Gill
CEO and Founder, The Difference                                                                                                                          CODE 7529

CONFERENCE
METACOGNITION
Developing Metacognition in a Knowledge                                                             METACOGNITION

Rich Curriculum                                                                                     CONFERENCE:
                                                                                                    Developing Metacognition
                                                                                                    in a Knowledge Rich
                                                                                                    Curriculum
Friday 28 June 2019 | Central London                                                                CODE 7526

                                                                                                    Friday 28 June 2019 | Central London
Every school places high value on ensuring that they are able to produce learners who are           1st Delegate Rate £369+VAT

motivated and able to take the lead in developing and evaluating their own learning whilst
                                                                                                    2nd Delegate Rate £339+VAT
                                                                                                    3rd Delegate Rate £319+VAT

gaining a rich and ambitious curriculum experience. This vital conference will explore the place
of metacognition in a knowledge rich curriculum and leadership strategies to reshape teaching
                                                                                                                                                         KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
approaches through metacognition to improve student performance and attainment.                                                                          INCLUDE:
                                                                                                                                                         Phil Naylor
                                                                                                                                                         ResearchEd and Blackpool Research

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE:                                                                                                                                school

                                                                                                                                                         Anne De A’Echevarria
                                                                                                                                                         Author, director of Thinkwell and visiting

Phil Naylor
                                                                                                                                                         fellow Newcastle University

                                                                                                                                                         Julie Watson
                                                                                                    Call 01625 532974 or book online at keynote.org.uk   Metacognition Lead at Huntingdon

ResearchEd and Blackpool Research school                                                              @KeynoteCourses
                                                                                                    Call 01625 532974 or book online at keynote.org.uk   Research School
                                                                                                                                                                            @KeynoteCourses

Anne De A’Echevarria
Author, director of Thinkwell and visiting fellow Newcastle University
Julie Watson                                                                                                                                             CODE 7526
Metacognition Lead at Huntingdon Research School
PSYCHOLOGY TEACHER COURSES - SUMMER & AUTUMN - Keynote Educational
CONTENTS                                                                PSYCHOLOGY
Code        Title                                                                                       Page
A LEVEL
7260        Attaining A and A* in A Level Psychology                                                     5
7549        Getting through the A-level Psychology content                                               6
7523        Keeping A level Psychology students on track                                                 7
7441        Raising Achievement in Statistics and Research Methods in A Level Psychology                 8
7440        Improving the results of lower attaining A level Psychology students                         9
7551        Improving Teaching and Learning in AQA A level Psychology Paper 1: Introductory Topics in    10
            Psychology
7263        Achieving A and A* in AQA A-level Psychology                                                 11
7056        Outstanding Achievement in Edexcel A level Psychology                                        12
GCSE
7120        Successfully teaching the 9-1 AQA GCSE Psychology                                            13
7442        Achieving Grades 7-9 in GCSE Psychology                                                      14
7445        Success with your Grade 4 and 5 students in GCSE Psychology                                  15
SOCIOLOGY
7225        Getting to Grips with AQA A Level Sociology                                                  16
7224        How to Maximise the Performance of all Students in A level Sociology                         17
WEBINARS
7408        AQA A Level Psychology Paper 1                                                               18
7409        AQA A Level Psychology Paper 2                                                               18
7410        AQA A Level Psychology Paper 3 Issues and Debates                                            18

            Biographies                                                                                  19
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ATTAINING A AND A* IN
A LEVEL
                                                                                                                       LOCATION/DATE
          A LEVEL PSYCHOLOGY                                                                                           London
                                                                                                                       Monday 17 June 2019
          CODE 7260                                                                                                    Tuesday 26 November 2019

          ABOUT THIS COURSE                                                                                            COURSE LEADER
          This intensive new course is designed for all teachers of A level Psychology, regardless of                  Emma Shakespeare has
          examination board. Together we will investigate the skills that high ability students need                   been teaching and achieving
          to attain high grades and learn new practical strategies to challenge and extend talented                    consistently Sig+ outcomes
          psychology students. We will also analyse the summer exam feedback and student responses                     in Psychology at both GCSE
          so that delegates leave with a range of effective teaching techniques to increase A*/A                       and A Level for over 12 years.
          attainment. Finally, we will look beyond the course to focus on preparing talented psychology                She is currently Assistant
          students for university.                                                                                     Headteacher in charge of
                                                                                                                       School Improvement at a large
                                                                                                                       Secondary School.
          PROGRAMME                                                                                      TIME
          Going beyond target grades; what does research evidence tell us?                     10.00 – 10.30am         WHO SHOULD
          l   What do ‘gifted’, ‘talented’ and ‘able’ mean?                                                            ATTEND?
          l   Why do we have to challenge our most able students?                                                      l All teachers of Psychology
          l   How should we be challenging them? Methods to maintain thinking and progress at the                        looking for innovative
              highest levels                                                                                             teaching ideas and resources

          How are A/A* grades achieved?                                                          10.30 – 11.15am       l Heads of Department
          l   Feedback: looking back at the summer exams. What went well? What did examiners look                      l New teachers of Psychology
              for at the top levels?                                                                                   l Non Specialist teachers
          l   Missing out on the A/A* grades: common mistakes and key issues
          l   Work through A/A* responses and those that are not A/A*: candidate style answers and
                                                                                                                       BENEFITS OF
              commentaries, with a focus on developing high quality responses
                                                                                                                       ATTENDING
          l   Curriculum and teaching and learning adaptations in response to the exam feedback, to
              improve A-A* attainment within your cohort                                                               l Increase awareness of what
                                                                                                                         teachers should aim to
          Discussion: coffee break                                                               11.15 – 11.30am         achieve with the most able
                                                                                                                         Psychologists
          Evidence-based practice; developing A/A* AO2 application skills                        11.30 – 12.15pm
                                                                                                                       l Develop greater
          l   What does an A* AO2 response look like?
                                                                                                                         understanding of what
          l   Strategies to improve AO2 application skills for topic areas and designing research
                                                                                                                         examiners are looking for
              questions
                                                                                                                         in Grade A/A* responses
          l   Developing synopticity to support students in linking knowledge from across the
                                                                                                                         and take away a range
              Psychology specification and produce excellent responses
                                                                                                                         of innovative ideas and
          l   Helping learners to interpret the questions and produce concise answers
                                                                                                                         resources to help students
          Lunch and informal discussion                                                           12.15 – 1.15pm         reach these levels
                                                                                                                       l Give students the key AO2
          Evidence-based practice; developing A/A* AO3 evaluation                                 1.15 – 2.00pm
                                                                                                                         skills and exam techniques
          and analysis skills                                                                                            to apply their knowledge to
          l   What does evaluation in a top level essay look like?                                                       novel situation questions
          l   Strategies and resources to develop AO3 evaluation as a skill and to ensure students get                   and the AO3 evaluation
              the high grades                                                                                            element of essays
          l   Evaluating theories Vs approaches Vs studies Vs treatments: the key links and differences
                                                                                                                       l Tools for engaging high
          Exploring and solving the challenges for A/A* psychology students                      2.00 – 3.00pm           ability students with the
          l   Differentiating for A/A* students in a mixed ability Psychology class                                      exam criteria to understand
          l   Sustaining engagement over two years both within and outside the classroom                                 what is needed in A*
          l   Balancing exam technique and specification requirements whilst fostering passion for                       answers, and for embedding
              Psychology                                                                                                 high level thinking
          l   Building resilience and a growth mind set in order to support the transition from GCSE to                  throughout the A-level
              A Level and prepare for Higher Education                                                                   course
                                                                                                                       l Learn how to cultivate a
          Sustaining learning                                                                    3.00 – 3.30pm
                                                                                                                         growth mind set and develop
          l   Reflecting on learning
                                                                                                                         resilience so that high ability
          l   Action planning to apply evidence-based practice in own setting
                                                                                                                         and talented psychology
          l   Evaluations
                                                                                                                         students achieve their A/A*
          Final Top Tips, questions and depart                                                   3.30 – 3.45pm           potential

     IN SCHOOL INFO                  This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school.
                                     Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or online@keynote.org.uk
                                                                                                                               COST: £269+VAT
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GETTING THROUGH THE A-LEVEL                                                                  NEW
A LEVEL
                                                                                                      COURSE            LOCATION/DATE
          PSYCHOLOGY CONTENT                                                                                            London
                                                                                                                        Friday 12 July 2019
          CODE 7549                                                                                                     Tuesday 29 October 2019

          ABOUT THIS COURSE                                                                                             COURSE LEADER
          New for July 2019, this course will take you through the most important aspects of delivering                 Emma Shakespeare has
          AQA A level Psychology. It will explore the baseline knowledge, understanding and skills students             been teaching and achieving
          should start the course with from their GCSEs (even if they have not studied psychology before)               consistently Sig+ outcomes
          and how to sequence the AQA specification in order to enable learners to cumulatively develop                 in Psychology at both GCSE
          knowledge and skills. Strategies to make useful connections to prior learning, different subjects             and A Level for over 12 years.
          and a range of psychology topic areas will be shared, as well as tips on using the spaced learning            She is currently Assistant
          method to develop deep understanding of research methods and scientific processes over time.                  Headteacher in charge of
          Delegates will be taken through worked examples of student work from across the grade range                   School Improvement at a large
          for a range of topic areas so that understanding of different attainment levels is acquired. The              Secondary School.
          course will explore methods to deliver the most challenging areas (including inferential statistics,
          issues and debates and biopsychology) and develop extended writing. It will also focus on how to
                                                                                                                        WHO SHOULD
          differentiate psychology teaching in order to meet the needs of learners so that all can access the
                                                                                                                        ATTEND?
          content and make good progress.
                                                                                                                        l New teachers of AQA A level
                                                                                                                          Psychology
          PROGRAMME                                                                                      TIME           l Experienced teachers
          Effective A level Psychology Curriculum Design                                       10.00 – 11.00am
                                                                                                                          delivering AQA A level
          l   Why is curriculum design important even at Key Stage 5? Links to Ofsted 2019 framework.                     Psychology for the first time
          l   Connecting and activating psychological knowledge and skills and skill-sets
          l   Baseline: What do psychology students already know and what can they do?                                  BENEFITS OF
          l   Sequencing topics within the wider teaching of A Level Psychology                                         ATTENDING
          l   Embedding retrieval practice in order to increase learners’ progress                                      l Gain understanding of what
                                                                                                                          work from the across the
          Discussion: coffee break                                                               11.00 – 11.15am
                                                                                                                          grade range looks like, with
          Prioritising weighting; planning and delivering research methods,                      11.15 – 12.15pm          examples to use in your
          scientific processes and inferential statistics                                                                 classroom
          l   Integrating research methods, scientific processes and mathematical requirements                          l Develop your ability to
              throughout the two year course                                                                              deliver the most challenging
          l   Using spaced learning and retrieval practice to maintain progress and ensure students are                   areas, including inferential
              where they should be in Years 12 and 13                                                                     statistics and biopsychology
          l   Resources and practical strategies to deliver research methods, scientific processes and                  l Take away a range of
              inferential statistics in order to boost learner attainment                                                 strategies to differentiate
          l   Differentiating delivery of research methods, scientific processes and inferential statistics
                                                                                                                          psychology teaching so that
          l   Analyse marking and worked assessment examples to confirm what makes for higher quality
                                                                                                                          your classroom challenges
              responses
                                                                                                                          and engages every student
          Lunch and informal discussion                                                           12.15 – 1.15pm        l Develop understanding
                                                                                                                          of effective psychology
          Application and Analysis skill development for top marks                                 1.15 – 1.45pm          curriculum design and create
          l   Integrating skills teaching with content to improve students’ wider understanding                           a curriculum map
          l   Building Application and Analytical/Interpretative/Evaluative skills across the linear course
                                                                                                                        l Obtain a range of
              with conceptual understanding
                                                                                                                          connection and activation
          AQA A Level Psychology Teaching and Learning Toolkit                                    1.45 – 2.45pm           strategies to embed links
          l   Innovative resources to deliver topic areas: Magpie                                                         into your teaching
          l   Resources, strategies and tips to deliver the most difficult topic areas, including                       l Gain insight into spaced
              biopsychology and issues and debates                                                                        learning and strategies
          l   Why these are challenging and how you can plan your course to teach them at the most                        and resources to use this
              appropriate points                                                                                          method to deliver the
                                                                                                                          research methods, scientific
          Assessing the AQA A Level Psychology course                                            2.45 – 3.30pm
                                                                                                                          processes and inferential
          l   Responsive teaching: embedding formative assessment throughout the Psychology
                                                                                                                          statistics topics
              curriculum
          l   Reliable assessment: standardisation, moderation and worked examples from across the                      l Explore a toolkit of electronic
              topic areas                                                                                                 strategies and resources to
                                                                                                                          immediately deliver aspects
          Moving forward with Action planning                                                    3.30 – 3.45pm            of a range of topic areas from
                                                                                                                          all three papers

     IN SCHOOL INFO                   This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school.
                                      Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or online@keynote.org.uk
                                                                                                                                COST: £269+VAT
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KEEPING A LEVEL PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS                                                           NEW
A LEVEL
                                                                                                       COURSE           LOCATION/DATE
          ON TRACK                                                                                                      London
                                                                                                                        Tuesday 2 July 2019
          CODE 7523
                                                                                                                        Friday 18 October 2019

          ABOUT THIS COURSE                                                                                             COURSE LEADER
          This course demonstrates and shares ideas and techniques for maximising the performance                       Louisa Rogers is a highly
          of students, especially those looking to achieve grades A* to C in their final A level Psychology             experienced teacher of
          examinations. Increasing value added for students it includes simple but effective methods                    Psychology in both state
          to encourage students to perform well in exams, new teaching approaches and techniques                        and independent sectors,
          to stretch and develop the best students and keep the teachers’ workload manageable and                       and an experienced A level
          realistic. Led by an experienced examiner and teacher, the course demonstrates how to stop
                                                                                                                        Psychology examiner for both
          talented A-level Psychologists from missing out on the grades that they should achieve, through
                                                                                                                        AQA and Pearsons. Student
          classroom practise and exam preparation methods.
                                                                                                                        results in her department are
                                                                                                                        an A*-C pass rate of 82%, with
                                                                                                                        value added in summer 2018
          PROGRAMME                                                                                       TIME
                                                                                                                        achieving a 26% increase.
          Organisation is key: structure, timing of the course and boosting                     10.00 – 11.00am
          all students’ results                                                                                         WHO SHOULD
          l   Successful approaches for teaching Psychology at A-level that keep students from                          ATTEND?
              underperforming
                                                                                                                        l All teachers of A level
          ●
          l   Feedback and examples from previous exams on student’s performance in exam conditions
              at grades A* through to grade C                                                                             Psychology
          ●
          l   Boosting each student’s performance throughout the two year course. This includes a                       ➢l Non specialist teachers of
              scheme of work structured to complete teaching content by February half term.                                A level Psychology
          ●
          l   Structured booklets, past-papers and model answers on how to answer 4 mark, 8 mark and
              16 mark questions.                                                                                        BENEFITS OF
          ●
          l   Starter and plenary activities that work and constantly track students’ learning in Psychology
                                                                                                                        ATTENDING
          Discussion: coffee break                                                                11.00 – 11.15am       l T
                                                                                                                          ● ake away successful
                                                                                                                          methods which keep
          Methods to boost results                                                                11.15 – 12.15pm         A level Psychology students
              Teaching methods that work in Biopsychology (paper 2)                                                       from slipping and failing
                  l Focus on each individual student and where they ‘sit’ at the start of the A-level course
                                                                                                                          to achieve the results they
          l   ●     Regular assessment and tracking of students’ for increased teacher insight and boosting
                                                                                                                          should
                    students’ drive to perform
          ●
          l         Methods to boost individual results focusing on increasing each student by one grade as well        ● Aim to increase each
                                                                                                                        l
                    as top grades (A-A*).                                                                                 student result by one grade
          l ●       Successful approaches and methods when teaching biopsychology to a mixed ability range                above predictions
          l       ● Booklets and content will be supplied to complement teaching biopsychology.                         ● Gain techniques focusing
                                                                                                                        l
                ●   Exam questions, model answers tips on marking efficiently and generating effective                    on time management
                    feedback                                                                                              and increased student
                                                                                                                          confidence
          Lunch and informal discussion                                                            12.15 – 1.15pm
                                                                                                                        ● Analyse the focus used by
                                                                                                                        l
          Methods to boost results                                                                 1.15 – 2.30pm          experienced examiners so
            Methods that work for teaching Gender and Schizophrenia (paper 3). Focus on Issues and                        you can help your students
            debates and ensuring all students perform in the synoptic element of Paper 3.                                 to meet these
          l     Stretch, motivate, challenge and differentiate in A- level Psychology? Using Paper 3 content
                                                                                                                        ● Increase value added
                                                                                                                        l
                to demonstrate these teaching methods.
                                                                                                                          results for each student
          ●
          l     Breaking the content down for students to it is more achievable and less overwhelming.
          l ●   Using peer assessment in conjunction with model answers
          l   ● Content focus here will specifically be on Gender and schizophrenia as topic areas. There will
                also be a focus on Issue and debates and ways to overcome student concern on this section.

          Discussion: afternoon tea                                                               2.30 – 2.40pm

          Exam focus                                                                              2.40 – 3.45pm
          l   Teaching Unit 2 first to ensure students have theory knowledge before introducing topics
              such as memory and social influence.
          l   Focus on approaches and biopsychology and the way these run through the course
          l   Focus on teaching paper 1 content such as Social Influence, attachment and memory.
              Examples given from exam specification and model answers. Techniques on how to integrate
              these answers into the lesson.

     IN SCHOOL INFO                   This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school.
                                      Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or online@keynote.org.uk
                                                                                                                                COST: £269+VAT
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RAISING ACHIEVEMENT IN STATISTICS AND
A LEVEL
                                                                                                                        LOCATION/DATE
          RESEARCH METHODS IN A LEVEL PSYCHOLOGY                                                                        London
                                                                                                                        Friday 28 June 2019
          CODE 7441
                                                                                                                        Friday 6 December 2019

          ABOUT THIS COURSE                                                                                             COURSE LEADER
          The 2018 report on the examination described excellent use of statistics as the gateway to high               Helen Kitching has over 17
          marks on A level Psychology. Combined with the crucial area of research methods, successful                   years’ experience teaching
          analysis, evaluation and application of these skills are vital to succeeding in A level Psychology,           GCSE Psychology. She is
          but are challenging areas for a significant number of students. This course, will provide new                 currently advising the exam
          teaching approaches, ideas and resources which ensure that students of all abilities gain a real              boards on the changes
          grasp of these skills and are able to utilise them fully in their examinations, leading to better             to the GCSE Psychology
          results in their final A level Psychology examinations.                                                       specifications.

          PROGRAMME                                                                                      TIME           WHO SHOULD
                                                                                                                        ATTEND?
          Where and why students struggle on statistics and research                            10.00 – 11.00am
                                                                                                                        l All teachers of A level
          methods
                                                                                                                          Psychology
          Key messages from the 2018 exams
          l   Reviewing the feedback from 2018 about how the highest and lowest attaining students                      l Heads of Department
              performed in statistics and research methods.                                                             l Heads of Social Science
          l   Where did they succeed and fail, what differences did it make, what key points should
              teachers and students focus on?
                                                                                                                        BENEFITS OF
          l   Specific issues within the teaching of the course where students struggle – understanding
                                                                                                                        ATTENDING
              and planning for the challenge areas
          l   The difficulties students carry over from GCSE Mathematics and how to support them                        l Gain new teaching
          l   Introducing research methodology to inexperienced Psychology students                                       approaches to these key
                                                                                                                          areas for success in
          Discussion: coffee break                                                               11.00 – 11.20am          A level Psychology
                                                                                                                        l Develop strategies for
          Improving statistical and research skills with lower attaining                        11.20 – 12.30pm
          students                                                                                                        improving statistical
          l   Maths Anxiety: teaching approaches to support students in working with mathematics
                                                                                                                          understanding and
          l   Strategies to help students improve their statistics skills and produce better Psychology                   analysis
          l   Explaining the significance of different research methods to engage lower attaining students              l Review how students can
          l   Using case studies effectively with the less able to improve understanding and application of               strengthen their usage of
              research methodology                                                                                        research methods under
          l   Linking your teaching methods to the question types – the different questions students face                 exam conditions
              and how to overcome resistance                                                                            l Take away resources
                                                                                                                          and materials to use
          Lunch and informal discussion                                                          12.30 – 1.30pm
                                                                                                                          immediately to support
          Working with highly able students on statistical and research skills                    1.30 – 2.10pm           revision
          l   Working with statistics and research methods to ensure highly able students analyse and
              evaluate to a high level
          l   Effective application of research methodologies – what examiners look for at A and A* level
          l   How students can really use statistical skills as the gateway to high final marks
          l   Improving the confidence of the more able in making decisions on statistics and research
              methods

          Monitoring and assessing progress on statistics and research skills                     2.10 – 2.40pm
          l   How to ensure that students’ understanding of statistics and research skills are progressing in
              line with national standards
          l   Task setting to promote high level application and evaluation skills
          l   Tracking and expectations to ensure students maximise their potential

          Preparing your students for the 2019 statistics and research exam                       2.40 – 3.45pm
          questions
          l   Reviewing the different question types: ways to approach each type, what is required for
              excellent answers
          l   Marking exercise using model answers on different questions
          l   Example questions: how students should approach them and the different quality of
              responses required to show how to raise achievement
          l   Dealing with unexpected contexts – helping students to cope with using their knowledge in
              different contexts

     IN SCHOOL INFO                   This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school.
                                      Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or online@keynote.org.uk
                                                                                                                                COST: £269+VAT
      8
PSYCHOLOGY TEACHER COURSES - SUMMER & AUTUMN - Keynote Educational
IMPROVING THE RESULTS OF LOWER
A LEVEL
                                                                                                                        LOCATION/DATE
          ATTAINING A LEVEL PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS                                                                         London
                                                                                                                        Thursday 4 July 2019
          CODE 7440
                                                                                                                        Monday 9 December 2019
          ABOUT THIS COURSE
                                                                                                                        COURSE LEADER
          This intensive one-day course is designed for teachers of AS/A Level Psychology who wish
          to learn how to enhance the achievement of their lower attaining students. Each session will                  Ali Abbas is a Fellow of
          be relevant to the new Psychology specifications for all exam boards. A practical session of                  the Chartered Institute
          motivational activities will allow delegates to gain confidence in their delivery of the course.               of Educational Assessors
          You will leave with a wealth of practical strategies to fast track your experience in the key areas           (FCIEA) and has recently
          of challenge. It will focus specifically on:                                                                  had his revision guides
                                                                                                                        published for A level and
          l   Demonstrating a range of techniques and strategies which will enable students to achieve
                                                                                                                        GCSE Psychology. He was
               a high grade of work in areas where lower attaining students struggle such as research
                                                                                                                        a Principal Examiner with 13
               methods
                                                                                                                        years’ experience in writing
          l   How to resource, structure and teach the units at AS and A-level
                                                                                                                        Psychology exam papers and
          l   Demonstrating how to set homework which enables students to work independently and
                                                                                                                        awarding grades for a major
               developmentally
                                                                                                                        exam board.
          l   Tracking and intervening
          l   How to raise motivation
                                                                                                                        WHO SHOULD
                                                                                                                        ATTEND?
          PROGRAMME                                                                                      TIME           l	All teachers of AS/A level
          Setting firm foundations – what methods can be used to enhance                       10.00 – 11.00am             Psychology with any exam
          performance from the start?                                                                                      board
          l    Which skills do lower ability students struggle with?                                                    l	Heads of Department
          l    Bridging the knowledge gap between GCSE and A Level
          l    Help lower ability retain knowledge and understand concepts                                              BENEFITS OF
          l    Activities and approaches for the crucial first few weeks                                                ATTENDING
          l    Getting A01 A02 and A03 right from the start
                                                                                                                        By the end of the course
          l    Build in intervention strategies to effectively support and drive students
                                                                                                                        delegates will have:
          Discussion: coffee break                                                              11.00 – 11.20am         l Learned how to boost
                                                                                                                           initial subject knowledge
          Getting over the exam hurdle                                                          11.20 – 12.20pm
                                                                                                                           and understanding
          l    What support can you put in place to make the assessment process more manageable?
          l    Feedback from the recent exams to understand areas where lower attaining students                        l Developed a range of
               could improve                                                                                               strategies to enhance
          l    Understanding how the exam is marked and strategies to help lower attaining students                        student performance
               utilise this knowledge to their advantage                                                                l Extended their repertoire
          l    Help learners analyse the types of questions and assessment demands and directly relate                     of resources to support
               this to the specification                                                                                   lower ability students

          Lunch and informal discussion                                                          12.20 – 1.20pm         l Learnt how to best
                                                                                                                           support lower ability
          Teaching skills and raising the confidence for your lower                               1.20 – 2.45pm            students to be successful
          attaining students                                                                                               with the assessment and
          l    Essay structure and writing frames to help promote confidence for all types of Psychology                   examinations
               exam questions
                                                                                                                        l Increased their ability to
          l    The power of questioning, supporting and then deepening thinking skills
                                                                                                                           track students’ progress
          l    How to teach core topics such as memory, obedience and research methods to help with
                                                                                                                           and how to intervene
               differentiation with your lower attaining students
                                                                                                                           successfully
          l    How to effectively teach the maths and statistics section without frightening your lower
               attaining students

          Discussion: afternoon tea                                                              2.45 – 3.00pm

          Revision strategies for the lower attaining students                                   3.00 – 3.45pm
          l    Using readymade games and activities to promote learning and motivation
          l    Using memory techniques to help learners remember important information
          l    Help students to make connections between what it takes to improve and their current
               input

     IN SCHOOL INFO                   This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school.
                                      Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or online@keynote.org.uk
                                                                                                                                COST: £269+VAT
                                                                                                                                                        9
PSYCHOLOGY TEACHER COURSES - SUMMER & AUTUMN - Keynote Educational
IMPROVING TEACHING AND LEARNING                                                              NEW
A LEVEL
                                                                                                       COURSE            LOCATION/DATE
           IN AQA A LEVEL PSYCHOLOGY PAPER 1:                                                                            London
           INTRODUCTORY TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY                                                                             Wednesday 19 June 2019
                                                                                                                         Tuesday 26 November 2019
           CODE 7551
                                                                                                                         COURSE LEADER
           ABOUT THIS COURSE                                                                                             Emma Shakespeare has
                                                                                                                         been teaching and achieving
           New for June 2019, this course will take an evidenced-based approach to planning and delivering
                                                                                                                         consistently Sig+ outcomes
           the paper 1 component of AQA A Level Psychology. It will explore how to sequence Paper 1 topic
                                                                                                                         in Psychology at both GCSE
           areas within the wider A Level curriculum in order to enable learners make useful connections, as
                                                                                                                         and A Level for over 12 years.
           well as how to embed aspects of the research methods and mathematical requirements so that
                                                                                                                         She is currently Assistant
           learners can practice their ability to apply scientific ideas, processes, techniques and procedures.
                                                                                                                         Headteacher in charge of
           Delegates will experience strategies and review resources for the social influence, memory,
                                                                                                                         School Improvement at a large
           attachment and psychopathology topic areas in order to maximise learners’ knowledge and skill
                                                                                                                         Secondary School.
           progression, including deeper processing, collaborative learning and metacognitive activities.
           The course will also explore how to embed retrieval practice and summative assessment to
           ensure consistency of student performance across the Paper 1 topics.                                          WHO SHOULD
                                                                                                                         ATTEND?

           PROGRAMME                                                                                      TIME           l All teachers of AQA A level
                                                                                                                           Psychology
           Effective Psychology Curriculum Design for Paper 1                                   10.00 – 10.45am
           l   Why is curriculum design important? Links to Ofsted 2019 framework                                        l Heads of Department for
           l   Sequencing paper 1 topics within the wider A Level Psychology curriculum: Creating a                        Psychology
               paper 1 curriculum plan that ensures all students will succeed                                            l Heads of Social Sciences
           l   Integrating research methods, scientific processes and mathematical requirements
           l   Feedback from 2018 on the key areas in which students missed marks on AQA Paper 1 –                       BENEFITS OF
               and teaching ideas on how to avoid this                                                                   ATTENDING
           Discussion: coffee break                                                              10.45 – 11.00am         l Increase understanding
                                                                                                                           of the difficulties students
           Improving Student Performance on Social Influence                                     11.00 – 12.15pm           experience with Unit 1 topic
           l   Sequencing the Social Influence topic area to cumulatively develop knowledge,                               areas and the common errors
               understanding and skills                                                                                    made in the Paper 1 exams
           l   Strategies to teach the most difficult areas: Research investigating Vs explanations for                    using past examination
               conformity and obedience including the development of AO3 evaluation skills; resisting                      materials
               social influence.                                                                                         l Take away an electronic
           l   Developing AO2 application skills and exam technique, using social change as an example                     toolkit of evidence-based
           l   Teaching ideas for ensuring students answer 16-mark questions well                                          strategies and activities that
                                                                                                                           develop learners’ knowledge,
           Ensuring Strong Performance on Memory Topics                                           12.15 – 1.00pm
                                                                                                                           application and evaluation
           l   Where students struggle on Memory and why: lessons learned from 2018
                                                                                                                           skills
           l   Strategies to teach the most difficult areas: Working Memory Model and Theories of
               Forgetting                                                                                                l Gain new approaches
           l   Applying the memory topic to improve learning and revision; analysing a student project to                  for the delivery of
               see how to improve answers                                                                                  the social influence,
                                                                                                                           memory, attachment and
           Lunch and informal discussion                                                          1.00 – 2.00pm            psychopathology topic areas

           The challenges and opportunities of Attachment                                         2.00 – 2.45pm
                                                                                                                         l Gain insight into effective
           l   Strategies to teach the most difficult areas: Monotropy Vs Internal working model Vs                        revision strategies in order
               Maternal deprivation.                                                                                       to support your students
           l   Investigating caregiver-infant interactions to develop AO3 skills                                           to achieve higher marks on
           l   Moving students from general accounts to a specific focus in their answers on Attachment                    Paper 1
                                                                                                                         l Develop understanding
           Developing student confidence and understanding in Psychopathology 2.45 – 3.30pm                                of effective Psychology
           l   What do students expect to learn in Psychopathology and using that to our benefit as                        curriculum design and take
               teachers                                                                                                    away a curriculum plan for
           l   Strategies to teach the most difficult areas: explanations for OCD and the successful use of                AQA Paper 1
               mathematical skills
           l   Answering different question types well: planning multiple choice, short and long answer
               work into your teaching of Psychopathology

           Action planning for successful results                                                 3.30 – 3.45pm

     IN SCHOOL INFO                    This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school.
                                       Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or online@keynote.org.uk
                                                                                                                                 COST: £269+VAT
      10
ACHIEVING A AND A* IN AQA
A LEVEL
                                                                                                                       LOCATION/DATE
          A-LEVEL PSYCHOLOGY                                                                                           London
                                                                                                                       Monday 8 July 2019
          CODE 7263                                                                                                    Monday 18 November 2019

          ABOUT THIS COURSE                                                                                            COURSE LEADER
          This new course is designed for all teachers of AQA A level Psychology and will examine                      Jean-Marc Lawton is an
          teaching and learning strategies to produce high level thinking from the beginning of the                    experienced Senior A Level
          course, along with the examination skills that high ability students need to demonstrate in                  examiner and has many years
          order to attain excellent final grades. The course will consider and analyse feedback from                   experience of teaching A and
          the exams to highlight key areas to focus upon which differentiate the most able students, to                AS Level psychology. He is
          enable you to embed this into your teaching and ensure that students produce answers of the                  also a prolific author of text
          highest quality.                                                                                             books and revision guides for
                                                                                                                       psychology.

          PROGRAMME                                                                                      TIME
                                                                                                                       WHO SHOULD
          Welcome                                                                                     10.00am          ATTEND?
          Feedback from the AQA 2018 examinations – what did the                                10.05 – 11.00am
                                                                                                                       l All teachers of AQA A level
          highest achieving students do that made the difference                                                         Psychology
          l   An assessment of exam performance by students to identify requirements for top level
              grades, with reference to key differentiators                                                            BENEFITS OF
          l   Identifying differences in requirements for Papers 1, 2 and 3 and how students succeeded                 ATTENDING
              in each                                                                                                  l Increase your awareness of
          l   Achieving excellence when answering all AQA examination papers: how to teach this                          what is required in order for
              throughout the course                                                                                      students to achieve Grades
                                                                                                                         A and A* in the AQA
          Discussion: coffee break                                                               11.00 – 11.15am
                                                                                                                         examinations
          Excellent responses to longer answer questions                                         11.15 – 12.15pm       l Take away a range of
          l   The requirements for achieving A and A* level performance                                                  innovative teaching ideas
          l   Creating top level content that ensures students meet the vital Assessment Objectives                      and resources to help
          l   How to create high level thinking from the start of Year 12                                                students reach these
          l   Common mistakes in long answer responses that limit achievement                                            Grades A and A*

          Lunch and informal discussion                                                           12.15 – 1.15pm
                                                                                                                       l Utilise tools for engaging
                                                                                                                         high ability students
          Utilising IDA to the fullest extent                                                     1.15 – 2.00pm          with the exam criteria
          How to effectively incorporates issues, debates and approaches into high level responses                       to understand what is
          l  The significance of IDA in the Psychology papers                                                            needed in A* answers, and
          l  The do’s and don’ts of utilizing IDA content in high-level responses                                        for embedding high level
          l  The four point rule of IDA usage for top level responses                                                    thinking throughout the
                                                                                                                         A-level course
          How to encourage high level thinking throughout the course                             2.00 – 2.50pm
                                                                                                                       l Learn how to develop
          l   Teaching strategies to develop higher level metacognitive skills
                                                                                                                         metacognition within your
          l   The value of independent learning in achieving grades A and A*
                                                                                                                         students so that they can
          l   The relationship between metacognition and independent learning
                                                                                                                         become highly successful
          l   An exploration of strategies to develop independent learning
                                                                                                                         independent learners
          An exploration of question types and strategies for high level marks                   2.50 – 3.45pm
          l   Identification of question types
          l   Do’s and don’ts for high level performance on all question types
          l   Worked examples to highlight key skills and methodologies
          l   The value of giving accurate feedback to students in assessing their level of attainment and
              formulating individual learning strategies
          l   An opportunity to mark examples of responses to all question types [with feedback given]

          Summary and conclusion                                                                       3.45pm
          l   How to effectively incorporates issues, debates and approaches into high level responses
          l   An opportunity to ask questions and promote further discussion

     IN SCHOOL INFO                  This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school.
                                     Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or online@keynote.org.uk
                                                                                                                              COST: £269+VAT
                                                                                                                                                        11
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN EDEXCEL
A LEVEL
                                                                                                                         LOCATION/DATE
           A LEVEL PSYCHOLOGY                                                                                            London
                                                                                                                         Friday 5 July 2019
           CODE 7056                                                                                                     Monday 11 November 2019

           ABOUT THIS COURSE                                                                                             COURSE LEADER
           In this course, we will look at lessons learned from the 2018 A level exams with a focus on                   Ali Abbas is a Fellow of
           the need to demonstrate logical chains of reasoning, balanced conclusions and competing                       the Chartered Institute
           arguments in the longer essays. The course will outline the most up to date guidance in how to                of Educational Assessors
           teach and prepare students for the full two year course.                                                      (FCIEA) and has recently
           The day will focus on the 4 topic areas that make up the Foundations of Psychology; Social,                   had his revision guides
           Cognitive, Biological Psychology and Learning Theories and will look at the content across                    published for A level and
           Paper 2 (Applications of Psychology) and Paper 3 (Psychological Skills). Delegates will have                  GCSE Psychology. He was
           the chance to share good practice, ideas and strategies from their current teaching of the new                a Principal Examiner with 13
           specification.                                                                                                years’ experience in writing
           The sessions will give you the opportunity to take away concrete strategies, so that you can                  Psychology exam papers and
           return to your classrooms with the ideas, skills and confidence to prepare for teaching.                       awarding grades for a major
                                                                                                                         exam board.

           PROGRAMME                                                                                      TIME           WHO SHOULD
           Lessons to learn from the 2018 exams                                                 10.00 – 10.30am
                                                                                                                         ATTEND?
           l   Getting to grips with ‘logical chains of reasoning ‘, balanced conclusions and ‘competing                 l All teachers of Edexcel
               arguments’ to avoid losing marks                                                                            A Level Psychology
           l   How candidates can meet the requirements for the stimulus type questions                                  l Heads of Department
           l   Using the key messages from the feedback in teaching and learning

           Paper 1: Foundations of Psychology                                                    10.30 – 11.30am
                                                                                                                         BENEFITS OF
           l   Addressing the number of 8 mark questions and problems with writing too much                              ATTENDING
           l   Popular Practicals and Key Questions and how these are assessed by examiners                              l Discuss lessons learnt from
           l   Issues and Debates – effective teaching strategies and exam assessment preparation                          the 2018 A level exams
                                                                                                                         l Develop your approaches
           Discussion: coffee break                                                               11.30 – 11.45am
                                                                                                                           to teaching the A Level
           Paper 2 Applications of Psychology                                                    11.45 – 12.45pm           to produce outstanding
           l   Clinical Psychology – how to get to level 5 on the compulsory 20 mark essay                                 student achievement
           l   Maximising marks on the Criminal, Health and Child options                                                l Enhance your
           l   Model answers and marking exercise with feedback                                                            understanding of applying
                                                                                                                           the assessment objectives
           Lunch and informal discussion                                                          12.45 – 1.30pm
                                                                                                                           in your planning
           The Synoptic Paper 3: Psychological Skills                                             1.30 – 3.00pm          l Engage with and interpret
           l   Addressing the 3 sections; Research methods, Classic studies and Issues and Debates                         the mark schemes
               using existing knowledge from throughout your course
                                                                                                                         l Learn how to adapt your
           l   Comparing the classic studies such as Sherif and Rosenhan in terms of given criteria
                                                                                                                           teaching for student
           l   Techniques for being synoptic with unseen material
                                                                                                                           success
           l   Model answers and marking exercise with feedback
                                                                                                                         l Understand examiner
           Assessment – What are the examiners looking for                                        3.00 – 3.45pm            insight and teaching ideas
           l   How to score big on the E.A.T. essays (Evaluate /Assess /To what extent)                                    to raise student attainment
           l   Forming judgements and making mini conclusions throughout your work

     IN SCHOOL INFO                    This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school.
                                       Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or online@keynote.org.uk
                                                                                                                                 COST: £269+VAT
      12
SUCCESSFULLY TEACHING THE 9-1 AQA
GCSE
                                                                                                                     LOCATION/DATE
       GCSE PSYCHOLOGY                                                                                               London
                                                                                                                     Monday 24 June 2019
       CODE 7120                                                                                                     Tuesday 29 October 2019

       ABOUT THIS COURSE                                                                                             COURSE LEADER
       This course is designed for all teachers of AQA Psychology who are teaching the new                           Ali Abbas is a Fellow of
       specification. It will outline the most up to date guidance in how to teach the second year of                the Chartered Institute
       the new GCSE.                                                                                                 of Educational Assessors
       We will look at how delegates have approached teaching the new specification in their                         (FCIEA) and has recently
       classrooms and will go through the best ways to deliver the new content. The course will                      had his revision guides
       address the main changes and how we will need to adapt current teaching and assessment                        published for A level and
       practices to ensure all students succeed in the new specification.                                            GCSE Psychology. He was
       The sessions will give you the opportunity to take away concrete proven strategies, so you can                a Principal Examiner with 13
       return to your classrooms with the ideas, skills and confidence to prepare for teaching the new               years’ experience in writing
       specification.                                                                                                Psychology exam papers and
                                                                                                                     awarding grades for a major
                                                                                                                     exam board.
       PROGRAMME                                                                                      TIME
       Teaching the Specification                                                           10.00 – 10.20am
                                                                                                                     WHO SHOULD
       l   A review of year one – issues and solutions
                                                                                                                     ATTEND?
       l   How to score full marks on the multiple choice questions                                                  l Current teachers of GCSE
                                                                                                                       AQA Psychology
       Planning and best preparation for Paper one                                           10.20 – 11.30am
                                                                                                                     l Teachers delivering the
       l   Outstanding teaching for memory, perception, how we develop and research methods
                                                                                                                       new specification from
       l   Effective ways to teach the difference between Gregory and Gibson’s theories of
                                                                                                                       2017
           perception
       l   How best to teach factors effecting conformity and obedience
                                                                                                                     BENEFITS OF
       Discussion: coffee break                                                               11.30 – 11.45am        ATTENDING
                                                                                                                     l Develop proven
       Planning and best preparation for Paper two                                            11.45 – 1.00pm
                                                                                                                        approaches to outstanding
       l   Proven strategies for teaching social influence, language, brain and neuropsychology and
                                                                                                                        teaching in the new GCSE
           psychological problems
       l   How to prepare students to answer the 9 mark essay type questions                                         l Understand the new
       l   Understanding the mark schemes for your own assessments                                                     role of the assessment
                                                                                                                       objectives in essays and
       Lunch and informal discussion                                                          1.00 – 2.00pm            how to prepare students
                                                                                                                       for tackling them
       Research Methods                                                                       2.00 – 3.00pm
       l   Using practicals to teach research methods in the classroom                                               l Understand and interpret
       l   Investigative activities that work                                                                          the new mark schemes
       l   Highlighting the importance of research methods in evaluation of content                                    and how these can be
                                                                                                                       implemented in your
       Discussion: afternoon tea                                                               3.00 – 3.15pm           teaching

       Active learning strategies for the classroom                                            3.15 – 3.45pm         l Learn how to adapt your
       l   Exemplar activities to use to teach tricky concepts and ideas                                               teaching for student
       l   Fun ways to teach theories and different types of memory                                                    success

   IN SCHOOL INFO                  This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school.
                                   Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or online@keynote.org.uk
                                                                                                                            COST: £269+VAT
                                                                                                                                                    13
ACHIEVING GRADES 7-9 IN                                                                      NEW
GCSE
                                                                                                    COURSE            LOCATION/DATE
        GCSE PSYCHOLOGY                                                                                               London
                                                                                                                      Tuesday 9 July 2019
        CODE 7442                                                                                                     Monday 18 November 2019

        ABOUT THIS COURSE                                                                                             COURSE LEADER
        This NEW course is designed for all teachers of GCSE Psychology who are teaching the new                      Ali Abbas is a Fellow of
        specification and are looking for ways to ensure their top students achieve the new top grades                the Chartered Institute
        7-9.                                                                                                          of Educational Assessors
        The sessions will give you the opportunity to take away concrete ideas, so you can return to                  (FCIEA) and has recently
        your classrooms with the ideas, skills and confidence to fully prepare your high achieving                     had his revision guides
        students to get these new top grades.                                                                         published for A level and
        The day will provide guidance in incorporating stretch and challenge activities for potential top             GCSE Psychology. He was
        grade students within mixed ability classes, independent tasks and preparation for the new                    a Principal Examiner with 13
        examinations.                                                                                                 years’ experience in writing
                                                                                                                      Psychology exam papers and
        We will also look at how delegates are preparing their high achievers to reach their potential
                                                                                                                      awarding grades for a major
        and share proven strategies from previous A* candidates that can be transferred to the new
                                                                                                                      exam board.
        specification.

                                                                                                                      WHO SHOULD
        PROGRAMME                                                                                      TIME           ATTEND?
                                                                                                                      l All teachers of GCSE
        Learning from the first set of new GCSE exams                                         10.00 – 11.15am
                                                                                                                        Psychology
        l   Understanding what is required to achieve grades 7-9
        l   Learning from previous A* candidates in order to prepare your current high ability students
        l   How to Demonstrate, Apply and Analyse effectively to get the top 7-9 grades                               BENEFITS OF
        l   How to develop critical thinking skills, making judgements and reaching conclusions                       ATTENDING
        l   Synoptic assessment to enable students to show their ability in combining their skills,                   By the end of the course
            knowledge and understanding with breadth and depth of the subject.                                        delegates will have:
        l   How to get your top end students to meet the requirements of the top level fully                          l	Increased their
        Discussion: coffee break                                                               11.15 – 11.30am
                                                                                                                          understanding of
                                                                                                                          strategies to boost exam
        Get your top students to achieve top marks on Paper One                               11.30 – 12.30pm             performance towards
        l   Breaking down the exam question to see what’s required                                                        achieving grades 7-9
        l   Scoring full marks on the short mark questions and developing the skills with your students               l Understood how to
        l   Approaches to the stimulus response scenarios and how to tackle them                                          support their students
        l   Getting your top students to hit the top band every time in the 9 markers                                     construct and develop a
                                                                                                                          sustained line of reasoning
        Lunch and informal discussion                                                          12.30 – 1.30pm
                                                                                                                          essential for grades 7-9 on
        Get your top students to achieve top marks on Paper Two                                 1.30 – 2.30pm             the new specification
        l   How to score high marks on the trickier topics: language, brain and neuropsychology                       l Practical ideas to ensure
        l   Scoring full marks on the mathematical questions – get each decimal point right!                              coherent, relevant and
        l   Getting the critical balance between A01; A02 and A03 assessment objectives to ensure                         logically structured
            the top marks – teaching the skills                                                                           answers for essay questions
        Research Methods – where your top students will excel                                  2.30 – 3.00pm          l Enhanced strategies to
        l   How to maximise marks using research methods                                                                  help their students balance
        l   Enhancing problem solving skills to help analyse and interpret scientific ideas and evidence                  knowledge, skills and
        l   Carrying out effective practicals to help support understanding of research methods and                       understanding across both
            get into the top mark bands                                                                                   papers to achieve grades
                                                                                                                          7-9
        Discussion: afternoon tea                                                               3.00 – 3.15pm

        Top marks for your top students                                                         3.15 – 3.45pm
        l   How to ensure your top students make excellent judgements and draw conclusions
        l   How to write about appropriateness and effectiveness in the way examiners want!

   IN SCHOOL INFO                   This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school.
                                    Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or online@keynote.org.uk
                                                                                                                              COST: £269+VAT
   14
SUCCESS WITH YOUR GRADE 4 AND 5
GCSE
                                                                                                                     LOCATION/DATE
       STUDENTS IN GCSE PSYCHOLOGY                                                                                   London
                                                                                                                     Wednesday 13 November 2019
       CODE 7445
                                                                                                                     COURSE LEADER
       ABOUT THIS COURSE                                                                                             Ali Abbas is a Fellow of
       This updated intensive one-day course is designed for all teachers of GCSE Psychology who                     the Chartered Institute
       wish to learn how to enhance the achievement of their borderline grade 4/5 students. Each                     of Educational Assessors
       session will be relevant to the new Psychology specifications for all exam boards. A practical                (FCIEA) and has recently
       session of motivational activities will allow delegates to gain confidence in their delivery of the            had his revision guides
       course and ensure they meet these suggested target grades. It will focus specifically on:                     published for A level and
       l    Demonstrating a range of techniques and strategies which will enable students to                         GCSE Psychology. He was
            achieve a high grade of work in areas where borderline students struggle such as research                a Principal Examiner with 13
            methods                                                                                                  years’ experience in writing
       l   Demonstrating how to set homework which enables students to work independently and                       Psychology exam papers and
            developmentally                                                                                          awarding grades for a major
       l   Tracking and intervening your grade 4/5 students to ensure they meet their given targets                 exam board.
       l   Ensuring these students meet the requirements for the mathematical and research
            methods sections comfortably                                                                             WHO SHOULD
                                                                                                                     ATTEND?
                                                                                                                     l	All teachers of GCSE
       PROGRAMME                                                                                      TIME
                                                                                                                        Psychology
       What methods can be used to enhance performance?                                     10.00 – 11.00am
       l    Which skills do typical grade 4/5 students struggle with?                                                BENEFITS OF
       l    How to demonstrate mostly accurate and appropriate knowledge                                             ATTENDING
       l    Getting A01 A02 and A03 right from the start
                                                                                                                     By the end of the course
       l    Build in intervention strategies to effectively support and drive students
                                                                                                                     delegates will have:
       l    Feedback from 2019 – what differentiated Grade 4 and 5 students?
       l    Key areas where students gain and lose marks and integrating that into your teaching                     l Learned how to boost
                                                                                                                        initial subject knowledge
       Discussion: coffee break                                                              11.00 – 11.20am            and understanding

       Preparing for the first set of GCSE Psychology exams                                  11.20 – 12.20pm         l Developed a range of
       l    What support can you put in place to make the assessment process more manageable?                            strategies to enhance
       l    Understanding how the exam is marked and strategies to help students utilise this                            student performance
            knowledge to their advantage                                                                             l Extended their repertoire
       l    Help learners analyse the types of questions and assessment demands                                          of resources to support
       l    How to get these students to use mathematical skills relevant to research methods in                         borderline grade 4/5
            psychology                                                                                                   students

       Lunch and informal discussion                                                          12.20 – 1.20pm         l Increased their ability to
                                                                                                                         track students’ progress
       Teaching skills and raising the confidence for your students                            1.20 – 2.45pm             and how to intervene
       l    Essay structure and writing frames to help promote confidence for all types of exam                          successfully
            questions
       l    The power of questioning, supporting and then deepening thinking skills
       l    How to teach core topics such as cognitive, social and research methods to help with
            differentiation with your borderline grade 4/5 students
       l    How to effectively teach the maths and statistics section without frightening your students
       l    Improving skills on Cognition and Behaviour: key challenge areas as seen in the exam
       l    Social context and behaviour: what students need to do to reach Grades 4 and 5

       Discussion: afternoon tea                                                              2.45 – 3.00pm

       Making sure they achieve their target grades 4/5                                       3.00 – 3.45pm
       l    Avoiding simple judgements and basic comments
       l    Ensuring the use of competing viewpoints where appropriate

   IN SCHOOL INFO                  This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school.
                                   Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or online@keynote.org.uk
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GETTING TO GRIPS WITH AQA A LEVEL
A LEVEL
                                                                                                                         LOCATION/DATE
           SOCIOLOGY                                                                                                     London
                                                                                                                         Friday 21 June 2019
           CODE 7225
                                                                                                                         COURSE LEADERS
           ABOUT THIS COURSE                                                                                             Asma Ali is a successful Head
           This course will enable teachers new to the subject to develop confidence in teaching and                     of Sociology at a college in
           understanding of the overall course. The course will provide you with proven strategies for                   the North of England and
           teaching A-level Sociology well, as well as ensuring you leave with a full understanding of                   is an experienced examiner
           the specification content, the level of demand required and how the subject is assessed.                      for a major awarding body.
           Recommendations, suggestions and proven teaching ideas will be provided for you to embed                      The department has an
           in your own deliver of the subject, allowing you to achieve high standards of teaching and your               outstanding ALPs record and
           students to produce excellent results.                                                                        an excellent reputation. She
                                                                                                                         has trained NQTs and staff
                                                                                                                         members new to Sociology,
           PROGRAMME                                                                                      TIME           ensuring that they become
           Welcome and Introductions                                                             10.00 – 10.15am         excellent practitioners.

           Understanding and delivering the specification requirements                           10.15 – 11.00am
                                                                                                                         WHO SHOULD
           l   Planning the two year programme – using the specification properly to ensure high level                   ATTEND?
               coverage of the content
                                                                                                                         l	NQTs
           l   Teaching to the correct standard and ensuring student progress
           l   Resource development and utilisation – advice and guidance on how to do this to suit your                 l Teachers new to teaching
               specific teaching requirements                                                                               A level Sociology
           l   Ensuring that teaching and learning is synoptic over the two year programme                               l Non specialist teachers
           l   Key challenges faced when planning the course                                                                 teaching A level Sociology
           l   Feedback using the 2018 series to inform delivery of the course

           Discussion: coffee break                                                              11.00 – 11.20am         BENEFITS OF
                                                                                                                         ATTENDING
           Paper 1 (Education with Theory and Methods)                                           11.20 – 12.30pm         l	Gain an understanding
           l   Feedback from last year’s assessment and how you should use this to improve your                              into the specification and
               teaching                                                                                                      assessment requirements
           l   Marking workshop: examine student responses to gain an insight into what is required to                       and standards
               produce high level answers in paper 1
           l   Focus on theory and methods and how to plan this to tackle paper 1 and paper 3.                           l Develop skills in
           l   Using last year’s exam to inform planning and teaching                                                        teaching key areas of the
                                                                                                                             specification, including
           Lunch and informal discussion                                                          12.30 – 1.30pm             examination technique
                                                                                                                         l Take away new and
           Paper 3 (Crime and Deviance with Theory and Methods)                                    1.30 – 2.15pm
                                                                                                                             innovative ideas for
           l   Embedding contemporary relevance into the course: the benefits and how to do this well
                                                                                                                             teaching
               in paper 3
           l   Stretch and challenge – methods and strategies for ensuring students achieve A and                        l Share good practice
               A* grades. Planning and implementing support for high ability students aiming for high
               grades.
           l   Marking workshop: examine student responses to gain an insight into what is required to
               produce high level answers in paper 3
           l   Using last year’s exam to inform planning and teaching

           Discussion: afternoon tea                                                               2.15 – 2.35pm

           Exam Skills                                                                             2.35 – 3.10pm
           l   Exploring command words – what are the examiners looking for?
           l   Using the mark schemes and examiner reports in teaching and learning practice
           l   Feedback from the 2018 examinations: what were the key issues with regards to
               examination technique.
           l   Marking workshop: examiner student responses to gain an insight into what is required to
               produce high level answers in Paper 1

           Final Top Tips and Close                                                                3.10 – 3.30pm

     IN SCHOOL INFO                    This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school.
                                       Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or online@keynote.org.uk
                                                                                                                                 COST: £269+VAT
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