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Getting started

This section gives you an overview of what expert learner means and offers you some different CPD activities as a way of exploring the concept with your colleagues.

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Overview

Find out what teachers and managers think about the expert learner by sampling the short video clips. Read about the concept by downloading the explanatory guides.

Developing the expert learner

Developing the expert learner

Sample different ways of thinking about the expert learner in this thought-provoking video and use an interactive tool to help you and your colleagues discuss the concept.

Talking about the expert learner

Talking about the expert learner

Invite your colleagues to start a dialogue about what developing the expert learner involves and what you might do. Use the boxed set of cards (or the on-screen and downloadable versions) as prompts.

Learner journey

Learner journey

Use the activities to start thinking about how to incorporate the expert learner into every stage of the learner journey.

Technology and the expert learners

Technology and the expert learner

See how a challenging collaborative task gives learners the chance to take the lead whilst teachers relinquish their teaching role.