Best Practice for Teaching Assistants

  • Steer professional development in the absence of the new professional standards for TAs
  • Elevate your skills and expertise to stand upunder tougher scrutiny from:
    • senior leadership
    • Ofsted
  • An evidence-based toolkit to prove and improve your impact

Information on speakers coming soon.

The role of TAs without the standards

Unpick the most current research into the work of TAs

Key elements of your professional relationships with teachers

Contribute to a self-improving, school-led system

What Ofsted will be looking for


Topics covered include:

Motivating students to engage more fully in the learning process

Scaffolding student learning

Effective questioning and feedback

Developing students’ conceptual understanding and independence


A toolkit for effective practice

  • Up-to-date list of easily accessible resources 
  • Planning tools for asking more effective questions
  • Self-evaluation resources for action planning
  • Case studies highlighting effective practice
  • Ideas for games and activities to engage pupils