How to Train High Impact TAs

A complete guide for classroom teachers

Overview of the course
  • Address current demands for better use of TAs:
    • Ofsted
    • SEN Code of Practice
    • Pupil Premium
  • How to measure and maximise the impact of TAs using Hattie’s Visible Learning™
  • A complete toolkit to deploy TAs to maximum potential to:
    • raise attainment
    • accelerate progress
    • reduce teacher workload
Dates & Locations
  • 4th December 2019 | London

First Delegate Rate

$365.01 + VAT

Additional Delegates

$345.00 + VAT

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Nick Austin

Nick specialises in courses for both teachers and teaching assistants, focusing on skills and strategies to support change and improvement. He brings both experience and humour to training sessions. His passion lies in making a difference to the lives of those with whom he is privileged to work.

by Nick Austin


The case for change

John Hattie’s Visible Learning™: TA effect size

Ofsted’s judgements on TA deployment

Pupil Premium funding: measure the impact

SEN Code of Practice: information for TAs

How to use TAs to maximum potential

Techniques to train TAs to deliver targeted interventions

Expectation frameworks to provide clear knowledge

TA involvement in creating a positive learning environment

Instil key skills: questioning, giving and receiving feedback

Assist in developing independent learning

Raise the profile of TAs across the school

Create joint planning time

Enable dialogue about learning

Share research about how children learn

Ways to evaluate TA contribution and impact

Tools to audit practice in your school

  • Feedback strategies
  • High-impact activities
  • Questioning strategies
  • Evaluative tools
  • Planning tools
  • One-to-one training techniques
  • Techniques to open professional dialogue

Additional information

Course Type

Teaching & Learning, Visible Learning

Job Title

Subject Head, Subject Teacher, Teaching Assistant

Key Stage

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Primary, Secondary


4th December 2019




Avonmouth House, Venue to be confirmed up to 4 weeks in advance

Presenter Nick Austin


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