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Developing Very Able Students at Post-16: A Handbook to Support Your Gifted and Talented Strategy
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Developing Very Able Students at Post-16: A Handbook to Support Your Gifted and Talented Strategy (Books & other media combined)

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Establish, develop or fine-tune your provision for your very able post-16 students. This exciting handbook is a source of practical advice and expertise for all those responsible for improving teaching and learning at post-16, including lead professionals for gifted and talented; heads of Sixth Forms; and vice-principals. Whether you have just started to think about provision for your very able students or whether you have a well-established programme, this handbook can help. How it works The handbook has been structured around the institutional quality standards for gifted and talented education (IQS). The IQS is a self-evaluation toolthat is widely used in England to judge the quality of provision for very ablestudents. Each of the main chapters in the handbook corresponds to one ofthe 14 elements in the IQS. These chapters are then grouped into sections toreflect the five main themes. Together these cover all aspects of personalizingprovisionfor your very able students.

The five themes are: *Section A: Effective teaching and learning strategies *Section B: Enabling curriculum entitlement and choice *Section C: Assessment for learning *Section D: School/college organisation *Section E: Strong partnerships beyond the school. Benefits This comprehensive handbook will enable you to: *create and lead a stretch and challenge initiative *evaluate your provision *plan improvement *develop colleagues *tackle underachievement *raise standards *motivate and engage learners.

Chapter breakdown Getting started How to use this handbook Reflections Leading a new initiative Self-evaluation Section A: Effective teaching and learning strategies 1 Identification 2 Effective provision in the classroom 3 Standards Section B: Enabling curriculum entitlement and choice 4 Enabling curriculum entitlement and choice Section C: Assessment for Learning 5 Assessment for Learning 6 Transfer and transition Section D: School/college organisation 7 Leadership 8 Policy 9 Ethos and pastoral care 10 Staff development 11 Resources 12 Monitoring and evaluation Section E: Strong partnerships beyond the school 13 Engaging with the community, families and beyond 14 Learning beyond the classroom Index

EducationTeaching SkillsTeaching of specific groups & persons with special educational needsTeaching of gifted students Publisher: Optimus Publishing Publication Date: 01/01/1999 ISBN-13: 9781905538584  Details: Type: Books & other media combined Format: Books
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