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Improving access to achievement using digital technologies

Parents, carers and wider community (Sonia Blandford)

No longer in linear learning mode

how we enable and enhance communities with parents

giving ownership to parents and pupils

Parents fed up with negative comments with schools through communications.

2009 Lamb enquiry suggested 51 recommedations

engagement with parents as consequence of AFA is very important

use of ICT - teachers and parents importance of planning

produce a tool/resources around assessment

through life of pilot - above 90%of parent engagment. compared to 25% before

AFA about to move beyond UK

Transforming the school into a learning enviroment 24/7

focus on providing challenging targets

opening up teachers minds to SEND

closing the gap between SEND but raising all children

If you are going to provide more opportunties to all pupils

Professor Sonia Blandford

New ways of working & partnership

Currently nearly 500 schools involved

Leadership, working with parents, Teachers & creating opportunities

Coaches work with schools; package developed for 2 yr programme

School successfully meeting challenge & raising achievement reach Quality Mark

Up to 70% pupils in some schools SEND

Demonstrable, measurable success even exceeding expectations

AfA in 95 LAs

Improving learning

Maggie Wagstaff (AfA school coach)

Technology - equaliser, ubiquitous

Teachers need to 'work smart'

Parental engagment

Wilmington Grammar

Assessment for Learning

Brenhan Heath, Chris

Donna Burton-Wilcox

Disaffected project

AfA is not an event but a way of working & thinking

Not all technologies suit all SEND

Strong research base of data (U Manchester)

Works in partnership with many other organisations. Build evidence of good practice

Every day there are children in classrooms that need to learn

Twitter Contributions Thursday 12th January 2012 Morning session

Todays MirandaMod starts shortly: Tools for raising the achievement of vulnerable learners - follow #mmafa & is.gd/DsIoJJ theokk theo kuechel

#mmafa Professor Sonia Blandford opens the session. @merlynjohn blogging - and congratulations to Merlyn for last night's award. cyberbrikkie John Cuthell

In Mirandamod - I can see @theokk @merlinjohn @eyebeams #mmafa achievement for all is the theme ethinking Pete Yeomans

Yesterday pics from yesterdays MirandaMods - today will be posted later is.gd/KExmDM #mmafa theokk theo kuechel

Professor Sonia Blandford

Maggie Wagstaff (AfA school coach)

Brenhan Heath, WGSB

Twitter Contributions Thursday 12th January 2012 Afternoon session

“@NT_Mktg: Spread the word Achievement for all. For everyone @ afas3as.org.uk #mmafa > sessions in Grand Halll Gallery 1 #BETT_Show rachelala rachelala

2nd #mmafa session at #bett. Great inclusion insights by Sonia Blandford and Maggie Wagstaff in 1st afa3as.org.uk merlinjohn Merlin John

#mmafa After a great morning 2nd session just about ready to start is.gd/DsIoJJ theokk theo kuechel

Professor Sonia Blandford

Maggie Wagstaff