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Maximising The Impact of TAs/HLTAs In a Primary Setting

16th January 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Brief Overview

Cost: Alliance Partners £40, Other £60

The aims of these sessions are to consider the impact of research on the effectiveness of TAs in the classroom; outline ways that TAs can be monitored to ensure their effectiveness is maximised; and to share strategies to evaluate their support.


Marie Livesey – Assistant Head for Inclusion, Abbeywood First School & Church Hill Middle, SLE specialising in Special Needs Provision.


  • (16th January) Research on the effectiveness of TAs, reassessing the impact. Support the Assessment for Learning process.
    Strategies to monitor and maximise the impact of TA support.
  • (23rd January) Reflection and action planning. Improving interactions with pupils. Supporting group work and collaborative tasks and ensuring delivery of effective intervention programmes. Exploring the principles behind effective classroom talk, carefully scaffolding pupils’ learning and working effectively in collaboration.

Who is it suitable for:

Teachers of primary age children.

What will you take away with you?

  • An understanding of the findings of research in relation to the roles (recent research and publications).
  • Resources to support your monitoring, analysis and evaluation of how TAs support children.
  • Share ideas and practical strategies which can be used when supporting all children.

What is the intended impact for you?

To enhance understanding of the role of TAs and HLTAs and how their support can be maximised to accelerate progress of all learners.

What is the intended impact for your school?

To maximise the use/deployment and impact of Teaching Assistant/ HLTAs on the progress of all children, including DSEN.

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16th January 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Abbeywood First School
Wood Piece Lane, Church Hill, Redditch
Birmingham, B98 9LR United Kingdom
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Danielle Owen
024 76302580 extension 254

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