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Red Kite Teaching School Hub signposts and provides additional CPD in line with local needs, working with partners such the Research School Network and Curriculum Hubs. Our HubTalks feature a range of local and national leaders, teachers and researchers, providing the latest updates on education.

Watch previous HubTalks below

Primary and Early Years

Early Years: together we can do better

Making a difference to the lives of children is a subject that staff and students at the University of Leeds' School of Education are passionate about. Through greater collaboration, we can achieve more and make a positive impact on the future of children’s lives. Following on from Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales’ visit earlier on this year, our students have been inspired to consider how they can make a difference. Watch our students, alumni, staff and partners talk about how collaboration can help to improve the future for children.




Supporting Adjective Learning In Early Years and KS1 with Dr Cat Davies

Dr Catherine Davies, Associate Professor in Language Development at the University of Leeds will talk about Developing vocabulary.


Giving every child a brighter future

Dr Julian Grenier explains the thinking behind the 3 key changes to the EYFS, and how we can use those changes to help give every child a brighter future.



EEF Effective Professional Development Report

Jane Elsworth, Director of Huntington Research School, talks through the EEF’s Guidance Report on Effective Professional Development


Pathways to Success and Collaboration

Mel Ainscow, Emeritus Professor of Education, is internationally recognized as an authority on the promotion of inclusion and equity in education. Previously a head teacher, local education authority adviser and lecturer at the University of Cambridge, his work focuses on ways of making schools effective for all children and young people.



Writing an EHCP

Harmony Jefferson is a Senior EHCP administrator at East Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre in Leeds.


Doorstep Disadvantage

Join Sean Harris as he draws on his own doctoral research and experience of working in schools in the North East to explore the complex issue of poverty in schools. This talk examines the persistent problem of disadvantage in schools and examines some of the known barriers to learning that are presented by disadvantage.


Shining a light on inclusive science teaching and learning

Bryony Turford leads us through her recent research with the University of Manchester on tackling educational disadvantage across the transition in primary and secondary science classrooms.



Healing Classrooms

The International Recue Committee introducing their Healing Classrooms programme. The programme aims to support schools and educators to develop inclusive and nurturing learning spaces where refugee and asylum-seeking students can gain the necessary academic, social and emotional skills to develop their full potential.




Inclusion: English as an Additional Language

Creating and maintaining inclusive schools and classrooms for learners with EAL

Georgina Chinaka explores the journey to creating a whole school approach to embed EAL inclusive practice throughout the school curriculum and community. Plus, responding to changing school demographics and working towards National Awards and Audits to ensure a welcoming and safe environment for all.


Supporting English as an Additional Language

Isla Stewart, EAL Lead at Kings' School Nad al Sheba leads this session on supporting students with English as an Additional Language.


Teaching School Hub

Teach First NPQs

Reuben Moore, Executive Director for Programme Development at Teach First and member of the DfE’s Advisory Board for the Reformed NPQs, will be talking about the rationale for the new qualifications, and Teach First’s approach to their design and delivery.


How to make a successful NPQ application

Pauline Brown from Red Kite Teaching School Hub explains all you need to know about the new NPQs, including choosing the right NPQ for you, funding, what the new qualifications offer and how to apply. 


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