Event

Teacher CPD week - Teaching for independence, a lesson from EPQ

Dr John Taylor will explore how to use EPQ as the cornerstone for developing independent learners.

  • Tue 31 Mar 20

    09:00 - 16:00

  • Colchester Campus

  • Event type

    Workshops, training and support

  • Event organiser

    Outreach

  • Contact details

This event forms part of the University of Essex Teachers and Advisers CPD Week

Dr John Taylor will explore how to use EPQ as the cornerstone for developing independent learners. The seminar will explore guidance about successful EPQ mentoring as well as how to implement EPQ style teaching and learning in other subject settings.

Session 1

An overview of the value of the EPQ
Teaching students to become independent - challenges and techniques
A model for supporting EPQ work

Session 2

Teaching research and critical thinking skills
Challenges associated with different types of project outcomes (managing practical projects)

Session 3

Using IT to support independent learning
Helping students with their choice of titles
Developing a school-wide culture of independent learning - using EPQ style pedagogy in the mainstream

Registration for this event is now open on Eventbrite.