Making the best use of teaching assistants

How do you make the best use of teaching assistants?

The EEF states improving the use of your current TA workforce is a good investment, and up-skilling TAs can have many positive impacts. The full list of 10 recommendations can be seen here:

Here at STEM Learning, we a proud to support teaching assistants in secondary mathematics through our 4-day residential CPD, which starts on March 8th. Details and bookings: https://www.stem.org.uk/cpd/367933/teaching-assistants-secondary-mathema...

As a result of the course, participants will be able to:

  • use questioning to strengthen mathematical thinking
  • develop reasoning and problem solving skills
  • identify and resolve students’ misconceptions
  • assess mathematical understanding
  • strengthen literacy in mathematics

Participants from state-funded schools are eligible for an ENTHUSE Bursary to cover the course fee. More information on project ENTHUSE can be found here: https://www.stem.org.uk/project-enthuse

More on our residential offer can be found here: https://www.stem.org.uk/residential-cpd 

Guidance for leaders can be found on the online EEF course 'Making best use of teaching assistants': https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/tools/making-best-use-of-tea...

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Subject(s)Mathematics
Age11-14, 14-16, 16-19, FE/HE
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