Professional Development Days

Professional Development Days are an opportunity for teachers or teaching assistants to observe learning in a different setting. The days involve learning walks and reflective tasks to consider how you might apply what you have observed in your own school context. We offer these days across all phases and Key Stages.

Who is this for?

Teachers, Teaching Assistants and Learning Support Assistants across all Key Stages.

List schools and specific focus of the day e.g.
Oldham Sixth Form College
At Oldham Sixth Form College you will have to opportunity to take part in a guided learning walk over 2 lesson periods. This will include observing both A level and Vocational courses in a range of subject disciplines followed by a reflective session with an AST or SLE.
If you have any particular subject requests please indicate this in the comments section. We cannot guarantee a particular subject but will do our best to accommodate specific requests.


8.45 Arrival
9.00 Learning Walk protocols and expectations
9.20 Guided learning walks
10.10 comfort break
10.30 Guided learning walks
11.15 Reflective practice
11.45 Evaluation
12.00 finish


School Experience Days are free to staff in schools in the Advantage TSA.
Non-Alliance members £20


Please select a school and date to arrange your Experience Day.