New to the role of teaching assistant

Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House, Six Hills Way
Course Tutors
Louise Barrell
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Target Audience
Teaching Assistants
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
Special Educational Needs / Support Staff
Event Description
This course provides an essential introduction to effective classroom practice for teaching assistants. During the session, delegates will explore the latest research on how to maximise the impact of their support and share good practice with colleagues from other schools. Practical strategies will be introduced that can be used with pupils across the primary and secondary phase. The course will develop delegates' skills and confidence in building positive working relationships with teachers and enable them to support pupils to make good progress.
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
By attending the course, participants will:


  • explore the role and responsibilities of teaching assistants

  • begin to consider what the research says about how to help pupils make good progress

  • take away a selection of simple ideas and basic resources to use in the classroom

Additional Information
Start Date
Thursday 3 October 2019
End Date
Thursday 3 October 2019
Closing Date
Wednesday 2 October 2019
10:00 - 14:00
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