9:00 – 9:45        

Registration & Refreshments

9:45 – 10:00

Chair’s Welcome and Introduction
Ian Veitch, Headteacher, park View School

10:00 – 10:30

Keynote 1

Understanding the PLTS framework and KS3 assessment reform: what it means for you and your school

John Crookes, Head of Curriculum Partnerships and Evidence, QCA

10:30 – 11:00
Keynote 2

Why we need PLTS and how to develop them

Roy Leighton, Educator, Broadcaster and Advisor to schools and businesses on learning led leadership

11:00 – 11:30

Keynote 3

Case study on curriculum redesign: effectively implementing the PLTS framework to develop independent, creative learners
Ian Veitch, Headteacher, park View School

11:30 – 11:40

Question and answer session

11:40 – 12:10     

Morning Refreshments

12:10 – 13:10

Streamed Sessions 1

1A

1B

1C

1D

Assessment and evaluation of PLTS: personalisation by pieces

Dan Buckley,

Principal Consultant, Research and Development Lead,

Cambridge Education

Practical strategies on embedding the PLTS framework in subject teaching

Anne de A’Echevarria, Director, Thinkwell Consultancy

Developing a whole-school approach to PLTS

Mark Bayley, Principal Manager, Cheshire County Council

Lesson ideas for teaching PLTS as a discrete subject: engaging and empowering your learners

Jackie Beere OBE, Author & Education Consultant

13:10 – 14:10

Lunch

14:10 – 15:10

Streamed Sessions 2

2A

2B

2C

2D

Assessment and evaluation of PLTS: personalisation by pieces

Dan Buckley,

Principal Consultant, Research and Development Lead,

Cambridge Education

Strategies for integrating the teaching of thinking skills in

day-to-day teaching

Graham Watts, Founder and Director, Tomorrow’s Learning

Developing a whole-school approach to PLTS

Mark Bayley, Principal Manager, Cheshire County Council

Student self-evaluation: effective assessment of PLTS

Anne de A’Echevarria, Director, Thinkwell Consultancy

15:10 – 15:30          

Afternoon Refreshments

15:30 – 16:30

Streamed Sessions 3

3A

3B

3C

3D

Using Assessment for Learning to assess PLTS: using APP to track progress
Crichton Casbon, Education Consultant, QCA

Developing and implementing a PLTS programme that raises achievement

Jackie Beere OBE, Author & Education Consultant

Managing change: motivating staff to teach the creative curriculum

Kim Cowie,

Deputy Head,

Park View School

Restructuring your school’s timetable for PLTS in KS3

Jane Richardson

Assistant Principal,

King Edward VI Community College

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