Active learning strategies

On the 23rd January 2016 the Muslim Teachers Association with Berrymede Junior School presents:

A Workshop in: A Workshop in: Active learning strategies / 21st Century British Muslim – The Solution

Training is led by: Jakob Werdelin independent educational consultant

If you wish to download a PDF version of the event please click or tap MTA Workshop 23rd January 2016

Saturday 23rd January 2016
10.00am – 1.00pm
(followed by lunch & networking)

Berrymede Junior School
Osborne Road, Acton, London, W3 8SJ
(parking available)

Mentoring opportunities (30 minutes) are available, Time slots to be allocated with experienced educational senior leaders during the morning

To register your place, send your name, organisation and contact details to: [email protected]

Cost: Members £10
Non-members £20

For queries on the day, please contact Lubna Khan, Vice-President, on 07834 195007

The training will equip you with the skills required to comfortably apply Active Learning Teaching strategies. Cooperative Learning ensures tight classroom management and reliable assessment, is transferable across all subjects and levels, and fuses seamlessly with existing lesson plans and materials. It also integrates subject matter with social skills and higher level thinking needed for 21st century job markets and multicultural society. It therefore secures key objectives: Outstanding attainment, respectful enlightened negotiation of values, authentic cultural and religious identity building connected to British values, safeguarding, SMSC etc. Search Google for “EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit; a Cooperative Learning gloss”.

Berrymede Junior School is a ‘Good’ school which has been awarded the GPU education for Excellence 2013.

Information about the presenter

Jakob Werdelin

Jakob Werdelin is a Danish Muslim educationalist with 12+ years experience serving the Muslim community in Denmark and the UK.As head of the English Department at the Muslim Sjællands private school in Copenhagen, he developed a pioneering system successful student-centred learning and now resides in the UK as a private consultant to institutions responding to the global paradigm shift towards collaborative and life-long learning, higher level thinking with a focus on identity formation for learners from ethnic and religious minority groups. He is responsible for the unique Enquiry & Immersion outreach programmes to Non-Muslim schools in East Anglia, and has extensive experience with Islamic faith schools in the UK. He has recently published “The High Cost of Free Thinking; Debating Education Reforms in the Gulf”, written for Copenhagen University.

Information about the MTA executive committee members available for mentoring sessions

Rukhsana Yaqoob

Rukhsana is the President of the Muslim Teachers’ Association, was a tutor on the Investing in Diversity programme at the Institute of Education, has been a school governor for many years, has been on Teacher’s TV and the Islam Channel and has been a mentor for the Black Professionals Network. Presently she is a freelance educational consultant who has been a secondary school teacher for many years, as well as working for the National Strategies as a Narrowing the Gap Regional Adviser where she worked on the Minority Ethnic Achievement Programme (MEAP) to raise the attainment of Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Turkish and Somali pupils in the UK.

Lubna Khan
Lubna Khan is a Head Teacher in a large Junior School for the past 10 years. She is a local Leader of Education and a Mentor for NPQH candidates. Her school has many accolades for being inclusive and having a rich global dimension. She is also active in the borough serving on numerous committees developing strategies and sharing good practice.