Resilience & Robustness: Curriculum in the time of Covid-19 with Steve Rollett
About this webinar:
Schools had to adapt quickly in spring 2020 in response to Covid-19 and did so with great resilience. However, with the pandemic staying with us for longer than many people had anticipated, this session explores what might be required in order to maintain curriculum continuity over the long term. Building on insights from education and policy research, we will look at the curricular challenges schools face, including maintaining face-to-face and remote education, and share some perspectives and practical steps that could be helpful.
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About the presenter:
Steve Rollett is Deputy Chief Executive of the Confederation of School Trusts (CST), the national organisation and sector body for school trusts in England. Before joining CST, he was Curriculum and Inspection Specialist for the Association of School and College Leaders. Steve has sat on a range of advisory bodies, including Ofsted’s curriculum advisory group. Most recently he has supported Oak National Academy and the Department for Education’s remote learning advisory group. Originally trained as a history teacher, Steve was a Vice Principal of one of England’s most improved secondary schools before moving into a career in education policy.What you will learn:
- Understand the difference between short term curricular resilience and long term robustness.
- What is meant by ‘responsive teaching’ and how it might be managed remotely.
- How to position your curriculum so it’s easier to change lanes between face-to-face and remote education, and what support might help you to do this.