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Andy Tharby
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Andy Tharby

Andy Tharby is the co-author of the award-winning book ‘Making Every Lesson Count’ and is a senior school leader and secondary English teacher with over 15 years’ experience. He is also a research lead at Durrington Research School, training teachers and school leaders across the South East in how to use evidence-informed classroom practice to improve educational outcomes for young people.

In the past five years, as well as ‘Making Every Lesson Count’, Andy has also written two other well-received books on teaching and learning: Making Every English Lesson Count and How to Explain Absolutely Anything to Absolutely Anyone.

His current interests include curriculum design, memory and disciplinary literacy.

Andy Tharby's Webinars

Secondary English: Teaching Disciplinary Literacy to Enhance Understanding and Attainment

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 1 hour 4 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, curriculum leaders, subject leaders, teachers and practitioners with advice and practical guidance on teaching disciplinary literacy to help pupils read, write and communicate effectively and appropriately within the subject of English.

Secondary English: Lesson-to-Lesson Sequencing and Adaptive Short-term Planning in Line with Teachers’ Standards

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Webinar Duration: 59 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, school leaders and teachers with practical guidance on lesson-to-lesson sequencing and short-term planning for secondary English which is adaptive to the learning needs of groups and individuals identified in previous lessons, enhancing academic outcomes.

Secondary English: Effective Subject Leadership

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes (approx.) This webinar will equip subject leaders for English at secondary level with knowledge and skills to inspire and empower their team, to ensure confident and consistent delivery of the English curriculum throughout the school, with a firm focus on improving pupil outcomes.