Weekly Round Up: 12 September 2021

Blog of the week

‘Why ‘using the curriculum as a progression model’ is harder than you think’ by David Didau 

Using the curriculum as a progression model makes perfect sense.  Unfortunately it is not straightforward when it comes to implementation.  David Didau explains why in this thought provoking blog.

Classteaching blog

‘Back to basics with the six principles’ by Shaun Allison

The six principles provide a great framework for evidence informed teaching. This blog poses some key questions to support teachers with planning, with the six principles in mind.

Research School Blog

‘Focusing in on challenge’ by Deb Friis

Deb explores ‘challenge’ the bedrock of the ‘Making every lesson count’ principles.

Other useful links


https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/class-teaching-podcast/id1553470551 (Apple)

https://anchor.fm/james-crane39/ (Other platforms)

Episode 13 available now: Teacher Feedback to Improve Pupil Learning
James Crane talks to Ben Crockett about the new EEF guidance report on feedback.

Twilight CPD webinar

Our programme of twilight CPD webinars for 2021-22 will be starting again soon.  You can view the recordings from last year here:


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