Foundations of Learning Sprints
This dynamic 1-day workshop provides system, school and teacher leaders with a thorough understanding of the Learning Sprints approach. Participants will be introduced to the Learning Sprints process and toolkit, and leave equipped with the knowledge of what makes for successful school implementation.
Our program begins with online prior learning through access to our Learning Sprints video course, tools and downloadable templates. The intensive in-person workshop will help to apply and embed this new learning so participants feel confident to apply it within their own unique context.
THIS PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO:
Provide teams with an overview of the Learning Sprints approach to enhancing teacher team learning and embedding practice improvement
Introduce teams to the Learning Sprints tools, to help teams to:
better target learners and outcomes based on data
analyse the reasons why students aren’t making progress
design evidence-informed approaches to support student engagement and progress
assess the impact of their practice improvements
Provide leaders with practical strategies and a clear checklist of steps to successful implementation of Learning Sprints within their unique educational context
WHO IS THIS PROGRAM FOR?
System, School and Teacher Leaders who would like an initial overview of the Learning Sprints approach
Leading Learning Sprints
Building on the 1-day Foundations of Learning Sprints Program, this highly practical 2-day Program provides senior, middle and teacher leaders with the practical knowledge and tools to confidently lead Learning Sprints with their teacher teams.
Participants will connect the design of the Learning Sprints process to the research literature on effective professional learning, developing teacher expertise, and behavioural change. They will also explore real-life examples of how Learning Sprints has been implemented across different educational settings, plan and run their first prototype Sprint, and engage in peer review and feedback to share learning and solve common challenges.
Participants in this program will become members of the the Agile Schools community and benefit from ongoing support through our newsletter, online communities and peer check-ins.
THIS PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO
Equip leaders to implement Learning Sprints in their school context
Guide leaders to identify the focus for teacher learning, based on evidence of where students are facing key challenges
Enable team leaders to plan and run their first Learning Sprints
Provide a deeper knowledge of how to use the Learning Sprints tools to help teams to:
- better target learners and outcomes based on data
- analyse the reasons why students aren’t making progress
- design evidence-informed approaches to support student engagement and progress
- assess the impact of their practice improvements
Introduce leading research on effective professional learning, teacher expertise and behaviour change, and show how to apply it to school improvement work
Show how Learning Sprints has been implemented across different educational settings
Connect participants with ongoing support through the Agile Schools community
WHO IS THIS PROGRAM FOR?
School, Middle and Teacher Leaders who want to develop the capability to lead the implementation of Learning Sprints in their school.
“The session was amazing! As a classroom teacher I felt that it was not only beneficial to be a part of the sprints but also important for me to understand how to lead a sprint with my team.
“An inspirational professional learning day that empowers others to make changes to impact teacher expertise leading to improved learning.
Bespoke Program Solutions
For school systems or districts considering Learning Sprints in the context of a large number of schools or educators, or the implementation of specific teaching and learning strategies, we have bespoke program solutions available. A member of the Learning Sprints team would be happy to discuss your needs with you
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a conversation and explore what options might best meet the needs of your system or community of schools.