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100% satisfaction rate!*

5 out of 5**

Matt Bromley runs a series of training courses for school staff and business leaders, described by one recent delegate as being “the best training I’ve had in 18 years of teaching”.

Some feedback on Matt’s courses***:

“I’ve learnt more about pedagogy in the last hour than I did in four full years studying for my BA Ed”

“Very well presented [keynote] with plenty of practical advice and tips.”

“I enjoyed [Matt’s] keynote: a great, convivial start to the day.”

“[A] very informative, useful, and well delivered presentation.”

“A great session, really enjoyed this.”

“Matt Bromley was absolutely fantastic. His approach was energetic and funny at [the] same time. I have learnt a lot of new things.”

“[I] wish we could have heard more!”

“Dynamic, engaging presenter – good content.”

“Excellent – best trainer for INSET I have heard in 11 years of teaching!”

“I enjoyed Matt’s presentation. He was very inspiring. He really makes sense!!”

“A great speaker.”

“Great, thought-provoking session that made me question my own practice.”

“Very entertaining, informative speech. I liked the way Matt contextualised the talk for us. I found his energetic nature refreshing & inspiring.”

“I enjoyed Matt’s presentation. He was very inspiring.”

“I like his delivery style, energetic, positive and solution focussed.”

“An excellent course with a leader [who has] superb knowledge”

“[Matt is] an extremely knowledgeable course leader.”

“A very engaging and interactive [course which was] tailored to our needs.”

“Practical advice that can be immediately put to use… a boast to my confidence.”

“The course leader made the day rewarding [and he had] a relaxing yet effective approach.”

“Very high quality, I felt very looked after and [I got] everything I wanted from the course.”

“[Matt] was affable and talked to us rather than at us.”

“Excellent!” “Great!”

“Matt’s knowledge of the profession is very good [and his course was] underpinned by research.”

“The course was enjoyable and informative.”

“Matt worked his audience so well, building up trust and rapport very quickly. He has great subject knowledge and the pace and structure were spot-on. I was particularly impressed by the way he developed a relationship with the staff and so quickly too.”

“Very informative and productive INSET”

“I really enjoyed the [Making KS3 Count] course”

“An engaging and inspiring session… it is great to be able to come away and have a bank of strategies to be able to implement”

“[Making KS3 Count was a] very enjoyable and thought-provoking day”

“A productive and informative day. I left with things to tackle straight away”

“[I] just wanted to say how much I enjoyed the training. I will be sharing lots of the information with my team”

“Excellent reminders as well as new content to try. I especially liked the Socratic questioning”

“Made me think about my approach to teaching, being more aware of short term memory in particular”

“A good consolidation of what outstanding teaching looks like – helped generate lots of practical ideas”

“A reminder of the driving forces and importance of the time well spent on the right things. A bit like resetting direction in the light of true north!”

“Incredibly helpful in showing me how important formative assessment is [and] that DIRT time is essential in allowing students to make valuable use of feedback and enabling them to progress. It also helped me to realise how important it is that students know and understand WHY it is they are doing something, and what they need to do to succeed”

“New ideas to engage students in the classroom”

“[A] very engaging and thought-provoking speaker, and enjoyed the day”

“It was a great day and I have so much to share with my team”

“Very likeable and clear”

“Very professional and involved everyone”

“Great presenter, very professional”

“Delivered an enjoyable session”

“Engaging [and] convincing”

“Very relaxed, relatable and knowledgeable”

“Good use of humour and very knowledgeable”

“Very good  – personal, confident and assured”

“Very clear, took lots of opportunities to engage the audience”

“Very professional – relaxed”

“Excellent session”

“[I] was really impressed with the quality of delivery and the resources. It was thought-provoking. [Matt] matched the needs of the attendees”

“Thank you – I came away with so many ideas and a new perspective on KS3”

“Excellent course leader”

Matt Bromley also delivers personalised CPD direct to schools on a range of topics including:

  • Making Key Stage 3 Count – how to improve pupil progress in Years 7, 8 and 9
  • Teaching GCSE English re-sits to disaffected students in Post-16
  • Overseas teachers – how to survive and thrive in English schools
  • The conditions for learning
  • Improving the effectiveness of homework
  • The Big 3: focusing on the most effective teaching strategies
  • The ABC of teaching, learning and assessment
  • The 5 keys to effective lesson planning and curriculum design
  • Leadership skills
  • Ofsted – how to thrive during inspection
  • Raising attainment through formative assessment
  • Achieving excellent behaviour for learning
  • Developing excellent teaching and learning across your organisation
  • 5 ways to develop a growth mindset culture in your classroom
  • Achieving an ethic of excellence in the classroom
  • Using cognitive science to inform teaching
  • Becoming a school leader
  • Being an effective middle leader
  • Being an effective senior leader
  • Effective self-evaluation
  • Effective school improvement planning
  • The importance of vision
  • Effective change management
  • Improving the quality of teaching and learning
  • The foundations of great teaching
  • The NQT staffroom survival guide
  • Managing teacher professional development
  • Performance mangement in schools
  • Closing the gap and the Pupil Premium
  • Developing the secondary school curriculum
  • Developing teacher learning communities and lesson study
  • Developing peer-observations and learning walks
  • Outstanding English teaching
  • English teaching for non-specialists
  • English teaching for NQTs and RQTs
  • Outstanding literacy across the curriculum
  • Observing lessons and giving feedback
  • The role of the subject coordinator
  • Dealing with difficult parents

All of these courses can also be tailored to meet the needs of individual schools and colleges in order to be delivered as in-house CPD. For further information about booking Matt Bromley for your school or local authority INSET, please email bromleyeducation@gmail.com or complete the contact form below.

NB. Matt Bromley also delivers training through a number of specialist training providers.

 

If your enquiry relates to consultancy not CPD, please visit our consultancy page and complete the contact form there. 

*Creative Education respondents: 88% of delegates rated Matt’s course leadership as “outstanding” in their post-course evaluations; the remaining 12% rated it as “good”. The School INSET Company respondents: 100% rated Matt’s courses are ‘very good’ or ‘excellent’.

**100% of respondents at the Making Key Stage 3 Count training operated by Osiris Educational rated Matt, as course leader, 5 out of 5.

***Direct quotes taken from post-course evaluation forms and emails including evaluations submitted to Creative Education, Keynote Educational, Osiris Educational, The School INSET Company, Bromley Education, Sandwell Council, Reading College,  St Alban’s Girls’ School and National Academy. Evaluations range in date from 2012 to 2017.