Critical thinking and problem solving
Please note this is a 2 day course. Attendance is required on both days.
During this programme you will:
Explore reference evidence of how CTPS can be taught and assessed
Recieve practical examples how to develop CTPS in your school
Identify opportunities within your school to develop CTPS skills
Recieve an internationally referenced basic theoretical understanding of CTPS
Develop leadership, project management and self-evaluation techniques to embed CTPS in your practice
Overview and concepts:
The programme will focus on 4 key features of CTPS:
Solving non-routine problems and questions
Considering different perspectives on issues
Evaluating evidence for and against different positions
Understanding the deep structures of issues
To develop these features of CTPS, three teaching strategies will be practiced:
Asking deeper questions to deveop deeper thinking and check for understanding
Modelling how to think critically and solve problems
Providing systematic feedback and corrections.
This training has been developed by Creative Education on behalf of the British Council and is fully funded.
There is parking at the venue.
Refreshments will be avaliable throughout the day and lunch is provided. If you have any special dietry requirements please let the teaching school know 7 days prior to the event: email@example.com