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Stephen Burnage
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Stephen Burnage

Stephen Burnage is an expert practitioner, consultant, and trainer who has spent over 25 years teaching and leading a variety of schools across the UK. He specialises in developing effective school leadership at all levels and the key areas of outstanding and impactful learning and teaching. This includes mastery learning, understanding thinking, inclusive teaching for inclusive learning, positive behaviour management, marking, feedback and assessment, performance management, staff development, coaching and mentoring and school inspection and quality assurance.

Steve is the lead trainer and examiner for Cambridge International Examinations and the International Baccalaureate. He is responsible for writing the British Council quality standards for the inspection of international schools in Egypt and has led teaching and learning development projects in China, Kazakhstan and Kurdish Iraq and leadership development and curriculum development projects for groups of schools in India.

Steve writes, delivers and hosts training and consultancy in schools, colleges, academies and conference venues throughout the UK, Europe, The Indian Subcontinent, Central and Southern Asia and the Middle East as well as supporting organisations in planning, producing and delivering online and blended learning education courses.

Steve writes a regular column for several UK education publications and is currently writing a teacher development training manual for an international publisher.

Stephen Burnage's Webinars

How to Teach Effective Critical Thinking Skills to Support Pupils’ Learning and Growth

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, school leaders, teachers and practitioners with advice and practical tips on developing pupils’ critical thinking skills to inform decision-making and problem-solving during both their school career and adult life.

Dual Coding Theory: Embedding Effective Cognitive Principles for Better Pupil Outcomes

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This webinar will provide school leaders, headteachers, subject leads and teachers with practical tools and techniques for delivering effective dual coding theory and practice in the classroom.

30 Pedagogical Techniques to Support Pupil Progress and Academic Achievement

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This webinar will provide senior leaders, headteachers and teaching staff with an understanding of the latest evidence-based best practice which they can use to strengthen their own classroom pedagogy.