Inspirational Teaching Strategies


Remove pupil dependency by teaching with creativity and flair
About this course

Do you feel that your classroom is often a place where pupils come to watch you work?

Do you feel that too many of your pupils take the easy way out and always demand your help?

Do you want a return to good old-fashioned teaching instead of tick-lists and buzzwords?


If you are looking for buzzwords, jargon and excuses for underachievement, please move on. If you are looking for a truly inspirational course that's been proven to deliver, look no further. This course represents the philosophy and practice of Dragonfly Training which is ‘hands on’ learning where the pupils work harder than the teacher

Course Outcomes:
  • Receive a cutting-edge synthesis of what works and what doesn't in real classrooms
  • Take away dozens of teaching strategies that really work
  • Understand how to plan effectively, build in academic rigour and create a language rich classrooms
  • Be clear about what ‘adaptive teaching' really looks like and how to implement it
Course Outline:
Laying the Foundations Correctly

Planning the journey the pupils take

The acquisition of skills and content

Adding depth of knowledge through constant reinforcement.

Creating a climate for learning: what pupils really want from their teacher

Outstanding Teaching and Learning

Raising the bar whilst leaving no-one behind

The very best practice in AFL

Getting the very best exam results

Close the photocopier and stop ticking the boxes.

Moving on from the Basics

Getting them through the syllabus or SOW

Creating effective deep learning and understanding

Effective questioning

Teaching with flair not ticking the boxes

Wendy Imperato

029 2071 1787
Mary Chapman

+44 (0)29 2071 1787

“It was fantastic to be given so many practical strategies that we can take away and implement. An excellent course leader: thank you!”

Head of Teaching & Learning , Claremont Fan Court School

“I was astonished and blown away by the quality of the training - this is solely and singularly down to the OUTSTANDING trainer Peter. Immediately engaging, excellent instruction, fantastic exercises to stimulate the entire staff group. Extraordinary sense of humour coupled with seemingly effortless ability to communicate a huge and comprehensive range of activities. Absolutely first class. 10/10!”

TA , Orchard House School

Excellent, very enjoyable and incredibly informative. Lots of practical strategies to use in my lessons. Really great presenter in Peter.

Head of Faculty , St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy

"Delivered with passion & enthusiasm by Alan, giving us lots of ideas to take back to school - I'm looking forward to sharing the ideas with my colleagues back at school - thank you!"

Deputy Head , Reddish Vale High School

"Great atmosphere and lots of useful resources. I feel confident in using these because Steve modelled them very thoroughly. I will definitely recommend Steve and Dragonfly to other teachers. Thank you!"

Teacher , Quarrydale Academy

"This is a great course with a lot of fantastic ideas to get students to work harder than we do. It was excellent to talk to Aaron, he is a passionate teacher and I wish I could have spent more time talking to him about teaching and learning and sharing ideas. Very inspiring."

HoD MFL , Blundell's School

"Thank you for the very enjoyable and engaging training session. Lots of found some very useful ideas that I will enjoy implementing in my classroom - with Reception children. Peter was informative, enthusiastic and spoke in a clear, calm way at a good pace to ensure everyone was always engaged."

Teacher EYFS , Orchard House School