months of growth (EEF)
up to 24 members of staff
The Independent Learner programme deepens professional knowledge around the application of practical strategies. It develops a coherent approach across the school so learners receive consistent and appropriate support. Fine-tuning the learning and coping strategies already used by learners results in fast and sustainable development of independent learning and critical dispositions.
It provides staff with a complete toolkit so they know which strategy to apply in which circumstance, ensuring support for high-capability learners, those struggling with the basics, and the quiet majority.
The benefits of academic resilience are demonstrated in a number of studies which highlight the relationship between academic resilience and positive academic achievement.
Self-regulation is also seen as a significant predictor of coping at university. All students, at some point, will experience poor performance, challenge or pressure. Students who are more able to cope and adapt to these ‘challenge points’ are more likely to experience positive academic achievement
A positive approach to opportunity, feedback, and challenge.
An improved ability to overcome the setbacks and challenges that are part of everyday academic life.
An increased capacity to face down acute/chronic adversity, usually seen as a major threat to educational development.
After completing the Osiris Independent Learner Programme, teachers will be able to do the following differently: