CfLAT presented two seminars of interest to educationalists, teachers and linguists based on the work of Caleb Gattegno (1911-1988).
'Subordinating Teaching to Learning': the theories of Caleb Gattegno 2:30 – 4pm 18th October 2011 Room 2.20 Research Beehive – Old Library Building
Gattegno's 'Silent Way' approach to Language Teaching 5pm – 6:30 pm 18th Oc-tober 2011 Room G21/22 Devonshire Building
The seminar presenters, Roslyn Young and Piers Messum, are authors of a study of Caleb Gattegno. For more information contact David.Wright@ncl.ac.uk
CflaT Conference 2011! Our School Buildings: achieving productive relationships between school settings and educational activities, took place on Friday 15th July. For further information, please click here.
Professor Helen Timperley, from the University of Auckland, visited the Research Centre for Learning and Teaching for two weeks from 25th October 2010 during which she was involved in a series of events:
|24/10/2010||Late afternoon||Professor Timperley Arrives|
|25/10/2010||Morning||Meeting a selection of key staff||Invitation only|
|12.30 – 2.00||Informal Lunchtime Seminar||Open to any school staff|
|26/10/2010||10.00 -12.30||Introduction to CfLaT Informal Seminar||For various CfLaT sub-groups to explain their work/projects/outputs|
|3.30 - 4.30||Open Lecture: Realising the Power of Professional Learning|
|28/10/2010||11.00 – 4.00||Professional Learning Seminar||Invitation only. Collaboration discussion around different CPD/PL contexts stimulated by HT introduction.|
|28/10/2010||Afternoon||L2L Seminar||Open to all. With Kate Wall & Professor Steve Higgins from Durham|
|Evening||Social Event||Mark Watson (stand up comedian) at City Hall|
|01/11/2010||9.00 – 12.30||Detailed discussion on coaching||Invitation only. With David Leat, Rachel Lofthouse and Carl Towler
|Afternoon||Visit to Benton Park Primary||With Julie McGrane (Enquiry Network School)|
|02/11/2010||Morning||Visit to Enquiry Network School||With Rachel Lofthouse|
|Afternoon||Visit to Enquiry Network School||With Rachel Lofthouse|
|03/11/2010||10.00 - 11.00||
Bid Writing Group, room G16
|Optional. No active part required but gives a fuller insight into research culture|
|12.00 - 1.00||CfLaT Guidance group||Optional. No active part required but gives a fuller insight into research culture|
|3.00 - 4.30||CfLaT research Tea||Winner of masters dissertation prize. Click here for details.|
|4.30 - 6.00||Enquiry Network Supplementary Meeting||to reflect on networks challenges and opportunities in relation to professional learning.|
|Evening||Social Event||Enquiry Network Pizza Outing|
|04/11/2010||All day||Equate Day 2||30-40 minute session on parameters of effective professional learning.|
CfLaT Annual Conference 2009 held! This year the theme was: Sustaining Educational Change Through Partnership, and the conference took place on Friday May 1st 2009. To learn more about how successful it was, please click here.
CfLaT hosted a BERA Seminar on 'Researching Pupil Voice: Issues of Participation and Inclusion' on Friday 24th April, 2009. To learn more, please click here.
Liz Todd ran a 5-day level 1 training course in Narrative Therapy with Hugh Fox (Centre for Narrative Practice) at Newcastle University, on March 23rd, 24th & May 6th, 7th, 8th 2009. Cost £420 (£336 self-funders). Email for more details.
Learning in Thinking Communities: Research and Practice Annual Conference 2008
Tuesday 4th March, 2008
Our second Annual Conference took place at St. James Park Football Ground, Newcastle.
Leading partnerships for 14-19 provision
What are the issues - for leaders and learners - of partnership
provision of education 14-19?
Thursday 12th July, 2007
Research, Teaching and School Improvement Annual Conference 2007
Thursday 22nd March, 2007
This conference took place at St. James Park Football Ground, Newcastle. Click here for more information about this event.
Do Buildings Make a Difference? School Buildings and Learning Environments National Seminar
Wednesday 28th September, 2005
This seminar took place at the Thistle Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne. For details of the seminar, please click here.