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Marie Thompson
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Marie Thompson

Marie Thompson is a qualified maths teacher with over 16 years’ experience and track record of outstanding practice. She has a masters in Developmental Psychology and has conducted research on approaches to teaching and learning in phonics.

Marie has undertaken teaching and learning evaluation projects in schools. She has delivered staff CPD and mentored colleagues through delivery of direct action plans.

As part of her role as an education consultant, Marie has written and created maths, writing and comprehension study guides for the 7+ and 8+ exams, curriculum guides for parents and online primary school resources. She has also delivered staff training on wellbeing, mindfulness and positive psychology.

Marie has a keen interest in the importance of staff wellbeing in education (with a particular passion for the power of ‘positive psychology’ to achieve this). For the past 6 years she has taught in the post-19 education sector, delivering a wide-range of accredited and non-accredited courses in the community.

In the last couple of years, she has been part of an ‘Advanced Practitioner’ project with the post-19 service she works for. This has included working as part of a small team to develop an action-research project based on ‘Triangles of Excellence’ for peer support and presenting the project and its findings at the Education and Training Foundation National Conference. The triangle she participated in was based on ‘Developing Reflective Learners’.

Marie Thompson's Webinars

How to Use the National Tutoring Programme to Improve Outcomes for Disadvantaged and Vulnerable Pupils

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 16 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders and governors of state-maintained primary and secondary schools with an overview of the National Tutoring Programme (NTP) for the 2021-22 academic year, so that they can consider how it can best support pupils most affected by the disruption to education as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

How to Prepare, Administer and Deliver the Multiplication Tables Check

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 1 hour 4 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, mathematics leads and teaching staff with practical support and step-by-step guidance on how to prepare, administer and deliver the multiplication tables check (MTC) before its planned introduction as a statutory assessment in the 2021/22 academic year.

Creating and Implementing Individual Teaching and Learning Plans for Vulnerable and Disadvantaged Pupils After Remote Education

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 51 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, school leaders, teachers and teaching assistants with advice on adapting and implementing teaching and learning plans to meet the needs of individual pupils after a period of remote education.