Ofsted Inspectors are increasingly looking for evidence that students are positively disposed towards learning. They are interested in the extent to which Teachers provide positive role models and they are also concerned about what they perceive to be low level disruption and bullying.
In schools Ofsted Inspectors will be looking for the impact of teaching on learning, progress and behaviour. They will be looking for gains in knowledge, skills and understanding and teachers’ strategies for meeting individual needs. Assessment is still very important including the monitoring of learning during lessons, using questions and facilitating discussions to assess learning.
In the broader community we all want our children blossom into considerate and well-rounded citizens who will help to create a better world whatever their specialism or field of interest.
In this INSET Taster Session, Learning and Development specialist, Harvey Taylor will demonstrate several core APT Behaviour for Learning techniques. He will also help participants to understand how they can resolve their biggest educational challenges in elegant, stress-free ways.
Who Should Attend
The session is for all leaders, teachers, student support staff and parents. Harvey Taylor will also outline the full one year APT Behaviour for Learning programme which includes extensive coaching.
Leaders will create coherent links between their approach to leadership and the enhancement of behaviours for learning within the classroom. APT Behaviour for Learning also exploits mainstream developmental leadership models such as Situational and Transformational Leadership.
Teachers will be able to show and explain their long term strategy for building Behaviours for Learning in the classroom to Ofsted Inspectors. They will have evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) targeted upon Behaviour for Learning. They will learn how to re-frame behaviours and exploit apparently disruptive elements to actually build engagement in the learning process. They will also get to pinch some fantastic teaching and learning strategies!
Student Support will benefit from the links with their own therapies and interventions. They will be able to extend their range and also gain some great ideas about how to link their one to one student work directly with improving Behaviour for Learning in the classroom.
What is APT Behaviour for Learning?
APT Behaviour for Learning is a highly PRACTICAL approach based on a synthesis of approaches from within education and beyond.
The synthesis draws upon Bloom’s Taxonomy of Learning, Guy Claxton’s Real World Intelligence, the accelerated learning strategies of Tony Buzan, Dominic O’Brien and Win Wenger, Transactional Analysis, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Erik Erickson’s Life Stages Development model.
APT stands for Attitude Positioning Techniques. Drawing on a vast range of psychologies, learning and development, and leadership models, APT provides teachers, student support staff and parents with the mind-set, tools and techniques to win round even the most disengaged and challenging students. APT works not because it is a magic bullet, but because it is founded upon an infinitely flexible approach.
Rather than adopting a one-size-fits-all approach APT Behaviour for Learning is a friendly, positive and constantly growing approach which shows how we can all go on adapting, quickly and fluently, until we find the learning solution that works. APT Behaviour for Learning is a lifelong approach which serves each individual child and adult whilst maintaining the interests of all.
Harvey Taylor is a Learning and Development Specialist with over 22 years’ experience across a wide range of organisational contexts including schools, businesses, and the public sector. He runs leadership and management programmes, accredited NLP programmes and also provides coaching for business managers and teachers. In addition Harvey has helped numerous people with personal challenges, drawing on a wide range of counselling, coaching and therapeutic skills.
Harvey has developed APT Behaviour for Learning as a consequence of several previous programmes which he has run in schools. His background in applied psychology, therapy, leadership and management training and psychometric assessment gives him a uniquely broad and highly practical basis upon which to support the learning and development of people at all levels and ages.
He is active in the Young Enterprise scheme bringing business skills to year 10 and 11 students. He has also been a school governor and an independent parliamentary candidate. Harvey has three teenage children and is a passionate advocate of learning. He runs People Positive Associates, a Learning and Development practice based in Bournemouth.
This information can be downloaded in printable format here: APT Behaviour for Learning Perins