León – Teacher Workshop

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Teacher workshop CLIL methodology


 A New Approach to CLIL Methodology

 “Scaffolding & Critical Thinking”

The workshop aims to develop insights into critical thinking and its implications for educational practice. It will consider the value and impact of critical thinking and build on participants’ personal knowledge of the approach. It will also provide a range of practical strategies for implementation into practice in schools throughout the age phases, such as questioning techniques. Differentiation within groups taught by participants will be discussed and how different methods could aid students of all abilities. You will understand in more details how to support learners by providing helpful hints to help students as they access challenging concepts


To be able to define critical thinking.

To consider the value of the approach.

To have a knowledge and understanding of the theoretical viewpoints underpinning the practice.

To have awareness of a range of appropriate strategies to implement in settings throughout the early years and school age phases, such as approaches within parts of lessons, Flipped Learning and an Immersive Environment.





Julie Tinnion

Senior Lecturers in Teacher Development

Julie Tinnion (Pedagogy and Learning Development)

Julie joined Bishop Grosseteste University in September 2012, having worked as a lecturer on Foundation Degrees in Learning Support and Learning Development where she was also Lead Tutor on the North Lincolnshire Teacher Training Partnership, Graduate Teacher Programme and worked as a Reading Recovery teacher. Her particular interests are learning through play, as well as all aspects of  literacy development.



Julie teaches on both undergraduate and postgraduate primary education, high school and Sixth Form education programmes, particularly in Phonics and English.



Aimee Quickfall


Senior Lecturers in Teacher Development

Aimee Quickfall (Pedagogy and Learning Development)

Aimee has been a Senior Lecturer at Bishop Grosseteste University since September 2016. She works across the postgraduate and undergraduate teacher training courses with some of the most interesting and exciting people on Earth!

Aimee has an MSc in Education Leadership, her dissertation was about reflection strategies and using learning journals in the classrooms. She is currently  researching the experiences and career choices of women returning to teaching after maternity leave. Aimee’s research interests include; teacher careers and life stories, using narratives and broader issues around gender in schools. Her curriculum interests are Art and Design, English, Phonics, and the Early Years Foundation Stage.

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