The Learning Power Approach (LPA)

The New Framework for the 21st Century

Overview of the course
  • Finding the true purpose of education

  • Building strong and supple minds

  • Moving beyond mark-driven performance

  • Results – the right way! Teaching that boosts achievement and builds epistemic character

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Description

Good results and getting into university are not enough. This ground-breaking course will give you the framework and tools to take you to real and meaningful learning.

Identifying the middle way, taking the best from the traditional and progressive ways of teaching

  • Distilled pioneering approaches to teaching

  • Draw on a wide range of cognitive, social and neuroscientific research

  • Examples and techniques drawn from:

    • Expeditionary learning

    • Cultures of thinking

    • Studio learning

    • Habits of mind

    • Building learning power

The design principles for developing a high-achieving, independent mindset:

  • Clarify the difference between Learning Mode and Performance Mode

  • Design activities that strengthen learning power

  • Why it is important to talk subjunctive rather than declarative

  • How to lay out your classroom, and what you should put on your walls

Developing ‘world-class’ schools

  • Build character

  • Focus deliberately, systematically, effectively and demonstrably on building ‘learning character’ alongside the acquisition of knowledge and the pursuit of grades

  • Enable students to choose, design, research, trouble-shoot and evaluate learning for themselves

  • Powerful alterations to atmospheres in the classroom

Infuse the development of learning power into every single lesson.

Additional information

Subject

All Other Subjects

Course Type

Conferences, Teaching & Learning

Job Title

Assistant Head Teacher, Deputy Head, G&T Co-ordinator, Head Teacher, Literacy Co-ordinator, Subject Head, Subject Teacher

Key Stage

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

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