Step up a level: Equipping our next generation of teachers

Presented by @BeyondLevels #LearningFirst and Edge Hill University
Chaired by Professor Dame Alison Peacock DBE, CEO Charted College of Teaching

Friday June 30th 9.30am – 4.00pm
Venue: Faculty of Education
Refreshments and lunch provided

Further details and to book online visit:
The event is free but there is a £5 booking fee (EHU trainees free)

Draft timetable of the day

9.15 register Education foyer 9.30 – 9.45 refreshments
10.00 Welcome in H1 – Dr Lynnette Turner, Pro VC and Dean of Education and Steve Igoe,  Deputy Vice Chancellor
10.15 Dame Alison Peacock- Chartered College of Teaching
10.30 Dr. Helen O’Keeffe Head of Primary
10.50 Workshops 1
11.45 Workshops 2
12.30 Lunch
1.30 The NQT Programme – Claire Norcott
1.45 Panel Q & A chaired by Dame Alison Peacock Teachers Taking Charge of Assessment
2.15 Introduction to Student presentations
3.05 Panel Q&A chaired by Eleanor Davidson Moving from Trainee to NQT
3.40 Gayle Fletcher (Headteacher) EHU Alumnus
4.00 Closing remark by Dame Alison Peacock and networking


  • Have you got a job?
  • Learning Outside the Classroom
  • 21st century SEN assessment
  • EAL Learning Outside the Classroom
  • Culture and diversity
  • What’s the story Chorley?
  • Assessing through Maths Investigations
  • Assessment using bucket science

List of Workshops

There will be a range of key note speaker including:

  • Professor Dame Alison Peacock DBE, CEO Charted College of Teaching
  • Nicky Bolton Deputy Head, Heswall Primary School: ‘Assessing through “bucket” science’
  • Rachel Gourley Senior Lecturer Edge Hill University: ‘Assessing through Maths investigates’
  • Sylvia Crowder Senior Lecturer EHU: ‘Book benches- what’s the story Chorley?’
  • Sarah Wright Senior Lecturer EHU: ‘Gangsta AFL’

Recent Events include:

What’s your story Chorley?

2017’s Science Under the Stars