Tonight we are joined by Sarah Burgess, Director of Learning for the UFA. Sarah introduces a discussion on the power of peer tutoring – and offers listeners a FREEBIE! -yes a free book: ‘Leading other Learners, a practical guide to Peer Tutoring.’ Includes full 2 day course & cd of all resources. You just pay for postage.
Contact Sarah on firstname.lastname@example.org
The UFA courses are really enjoyable and tens of thousands of young people have benefited from becoming peer tutors, they in turn have had an impact upon the learning of other young people.
Research done by Durham University: http://www.dur.ac.uk/research/directory/view/?mode=pdetail&id=640&sid=640&pdetail=68937
Also BBC news story: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-14896716
TESS article on Curriculum for Excellence. comments by Donaldson
Michael Rosen’s monthly Guardian letter: “more summer exam misery in the shape of the ‘phonics screening test’” http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2012/jun/04/michael-rosen-phonics-screen-test