Vodagogy: a live webinar series

Join us for a series of live teaching and learning webinars from the makers of the Podagogy podcast

Tes Editorial

Tes Vodagogy

Over the coming weeks, we’ll be bringing you a range of expert CPD from some of Tes' regular columnists and contributors.

Via video link, we’ll be discussing the challenges of lockdown, the reopening of schools and also best practice teaching.

If you want to put a question to any of our guests listed below, you can post it to @tes on Twitter using the hashtag #TesVodagogy.

Below are the details of the first five sessions:

Tes Vodagogy schedule 

Friday 1 May, 11am: Mental health support for pupils and teachers

Professor Tamsin Ford pinpoints the key challenges for pupil and teacher mental health due to the Covid-19 lockdown and offers a guide to how we can support those who need it.

Monday 4 May, 12.30pm: Bereavement support during lockdown

Carole Henderson, expert grief counsellor at Grief Recovery UK, explains how we can support teachers and pupils who are grieving during the partial school closures and when schools reopen.

Thursday 7 May, 3.30pm: Planning for life after lockdown – lessons from Italy

Milan-based headteacher Jennie Devine explains what life is like in the classroom four weeks ahead of the UK in terms of school closures, and she details her plans for reopening.

Monday 11 May, 12.30pm: Planning to close the learning gap in secondary

Tes columnist and expert teacher Mark Enser explains what the research can tell us about how we can plan to close the learning gaps once pupils return to schools.
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Thursday 14 May, 8am: What do you need to know about memory and learning?

Neuroscientist and Tes columnist Jared Cooney Horvath walks through the key research around memory for teachers, explaining myths, facts and half-truths as he goes.
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