Structuring Your Class – Engaging All with Cooperative Learning

  • This course is designed for all classroom practitioners, Primary and Secondary (from KS1 to KS4), who want to learn strategies that will engage all pupils in cooperative learning tasks, in order to ensure progress for all pupils.


Training Aims:

  • To understand the key differences between group work and cooperative learning.
  • To learn new strategies that will enable teachers to ensure effective participation of all pupils at all times.


Overview of the Training:

Michelle will offer structures to all delegates that can be taken back to the classroom for implementing the very next day; so that pupils can learn how to teach each other, with the teacher as a facilitator of learning. 

Teachers will learn at least 5 new ways of delivering information that is not "Chalk and talk", underpinned by the premise that every child will be fully differentiated for and every child will be involved.

Delegates will leave the course with the resources and video tutorials that they need to support them back in the classroom. 

  • Facilitator
  • Venue & Travel Information

Michelle Rathor, Great Academies Education Trust

Michelle is the Awarding Body Lead (Induction Tutor) and runs the Induction programme for all Newly Qualified Teachers. She currently works for Great Academies Education Trust in their Academy Improvement and Support Team, supporting teachers and leaders to enhance their practice and students’ progress.

Prior to this, Michelle worked for with Tameside LA as the Strategic Lead for English and the Induction Tutor for Tameside Local Authority. Before joining Tameside LA, Michelle was a Director of Teaching and Learning in a Manchester Secondary School, where she ran whole school CPD and all staff training, gaining the IIP Silver Award. She is also a qualified Advanced Skills Teacher of English and has worked for Manchester LA supporting schools in challenging circumstances. Michelle is a certified Kagan school trainer; and has been a Head of English and Media Studies. As a teacher of 15 years, she has taught English Literature, Language, Maths, Citizenship, History and Media Studies at GCSE.

Great Academy Ashton on SAT NAV (on Google Maps it’s still called ‘New Charter Academy’)

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