TSS Offers


Who Should Attend

Principals, Directors, Vice Principals, Teachers and Support Staff.

Session Description

Day 1

  • What is teaching for effective learning?
  • Teachers’ knowledge of their subject and how students learn them
  • Lesson planning, the learning environment and the use of time and resources
  • Teacher-student interactions including the use of questioning and dialogue
  • Teaching strategies to meet the needs of individuals and groups of students
  • Teaching to develop critical thinking, problem-solving, innovation and independent learning skills

Day 2

  • What are international curriculum standards?
  • What is good attainment?
  • What is good progress?
  • What is good assessment for learning?
  • Tracking progress from clear start points
  • Effective use of international benchmarking assessments
  • What is personalized learning?
  • Use of online learning platforms to enable continuous learning between home and school

Training Goals

  • To build the capacity of teachers and leaders to deliver good lessons as evaluated against UAE and international standards.
  • To plan effective lesson that meet the needs of different groups of students to ensure they make good progress.
  • To ensure that the learning environment is appropriate to support students’ effective learning.
  • To enable teachers and leaders deliver effective strategies to support different groups of students.
  • To develop teaching and assessment skills to ensure students’ attainment improves and learning skills are developed especially communication, innovation and enterprise skills.
  • To improve leaders understanding of what is effective evaluation and monitoring of teaching and learning.
  • To improve students’ personalized learning opportunities through teachers’ improved use of classroom strategies and access to online learning.
  • To improve teachers planning of project based learning.

About the Presenter

Mr. Stuart Herbert

Mr. Herbert was a senior inspector with Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau for three years and is now a lead school inspector with Abu Dhabi Education Council. He has undertaken over 140 inspections during the last seven years in the United Arab Emirates. He is a UK inspector of schools. A qualified teacher and former principal with a Master’s degree; he has led inspections in all phase schools in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. An educator for 40 years, he has undertaken over 200 principal performance reviews in the UK. He has written inspection guidance for KHDA. He was a former senior improvement adviser in England supporting 23 schools in Wiltshire. He has trained teachers and leaders in Dubai as well as principals in government schools in Abu Dhabi. His experience is extensive and includes training CBSE teachers with the Podar group of schools in Mumbai as well as in CBSE schools throughout the UAE. Mr. Herbert has worked with both schools and universities throughout China as well as supporting schools in Korea, Uganda, Egypt and Pakistan. His training courses have included school leadership and self-evaluation, teaching for effective learning, assessment, tracking personalized learning, SEN identification and support, governance, the development of middle leaders as well as curriculum adaptation and design. He has supported schools in delivering on line learning as well as establishing learning platforms for access from school and home.

Hours of Instruction

Each course is 15 hours of instruction over two full consecutive days with an opportunity for follow-up activities for the purposes of implementation of learned content. However, those only seeking to learn about the topics presented on the first day may register for Day 1 Only.

Date, Time and Location

Check In/Registration: 8:00 am
Training Session: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Session – Dubai
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 and Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel,
Sheikh Khalifah Bin Zayed St.
Opp Burjuman Centre, Bur Dubai

Session – Abu Dhabi
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 and Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Yas Island Rotana and Centro Yas Island, Abu Dhabi


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Fees and Cancellation

Cost: 1,390 AED until November 21, 2017 (subject to space availability).
1,550 AED after November 21, 2017.
For those registering for the first day only – 765 AED.
(All materials included. Lunch and morning/afternoon break refreshments are provided.)

Cancellations received by November 21, 2017 will be subject to a 200 AED fee.
Cancellations received after November 21, 2017 and “No Shows” will be subject to the full registration fee.
All cancellations must be submitted in writing by November 21 via email to info@totalschoolsolutions.net

Method of Payment

Please deposit/transfer fees to the bank account provided below. Send a copy of the receipt and the names of attendees to info@totalschoolsolutions.net

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
Account Name: Total School Solutions
Acct# 10617151124001
IBAN # AE860030010617151124001
Swift Code: ADCBAEAA

Please bring along a laptop computer or another Internet ready device.

For further information, please email Susan Lendway.