Supporting pedagogy: Repertoire of skills and techniques

Secondary: Key resources

A number of National Strategy resources are designed to support the development of teachers' skills and increase the range of techniques they use.

Pedagogy and practice: Teaching and learning in secondary schools (Ref: 0423-2004G) contains a leadership guide and 20 self-study guides covering all aspects of pedagogy. Seven units are devoted to developing teachers' skills and techniques.

Of particular use are:

Teaching and learning for new teachers in the secondary school (Ref: 0733-2004DVD)
This set of interactive study materials contains a selection of the pedagogy and practice units. The DVD-ROM includes text and video resources together with a learning log. The materials are particularly useful for newly qualified and overseas trained teachers.

Strengthening teaching and learning in science through using different pedagogies (Ref: 0703-2004G)
This pack contains a leadership guide, five self-study guides covering group talk, questioning, using models, teaching contemporary ideas and improving the climate for learning.

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