When I first saw…

When I first saw…


…the Engagement Scale and Profile I thought “Been there done that” … How wrong was I? I can honestly say it has inspired me and changed my way of thinking about teaching and learning.’

(Assistant Head Teacher, CLDD Development School)


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Without engagement…

Without engagement…


…there is no deep learning, effective teaching, meaningful outcome, real attainment or quality progress.

(Carpenter, 2010)


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Engagement is…

Engagement is…


‘a journey which connects a child and their environment (including people, ideas, materials and concepts) to enable learning and achievement.’

(Carpenter et al., 2011)


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ENGAGEMENT FOR LEARNING

The Engagement for Learning Framework is a resource for educators, including teachers, teaching assistants and therapists working in both mainstream and special education. It enables them to explore and identify effective teaching and learning strategies for children with complex learning difficulties and disabilities, as well as to record, measure and demonstrate learning outcomes in a meaningful way.

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BLOGS

Interpreting the DfE’s response to the Rochford Review consultation and what needs to happen to bring about a change in the culture of special education – Richard Aird OBE & Claire Owens
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Interpreting the DfE’s response to the Rochford Review consultation and what needs to happen to bring about a change in the culture of special education – Richard Aird OBE & Claire Owens

Following consultation on the recommendations made by the Rochford Review (2016), the Department for Education (DfE) published its resp...
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Engagement Stories; the personalised journey of Engagement Jodie Fotheringham, Teacher, Hamilton School, Birmingham
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Engagement Stories; the personalised journey of Engagement Jodie Fotheringham, Teacher, Hamilton School, Birmingham

  My colleagues will openly talk about Engagement, its place within educating complex young people and how we need to prioritis...
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Leading Engagement – Brandon Mills, Head Teacher, Brookfields School, Reading.
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Leading Engagement – Brandon Mills, Head Teacher, Brookfields School, Reading.

  “Engagement is the single best predictor of successful learning for children with learning disabilities” (Iovannone et al., 2...
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‘Engagement for Learning: Opportunities for SENCOs’
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‘Engagement for Learning: Opportunities for SENCOs’

Background The Rochford Review was established in July 2015 to review statutory assessment arrangements for pupils working below the...
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Mental Health
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Mental Health

Bev Cockbill, Training Co-ordinator and structured teaching practitioner in complex learning needs , and Jo Egerton, Schools Research C...
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Rochford Review Consultation
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Rochford Review Consultation

Rochford Review consultation – closes 22 June 2017 CONTRIBUTE YOUR VIEWS Consultation questionnaire: https://consult.education.go...
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Engaging The Learner With PMLD
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Engaging The Learner With PMLD

This blog discusses the education of pupils with PMLD with particular reference to the Rochford Review (DfE 2016) recommendation that t...
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Engagement: from Principles to Practice
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Engagement: from Principles to Practice

In Education, Engagement is the cornerstone of good practice. Engagement is fundamental to high quality teaching; it is the life-force ...
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More Blogs – Coming Soon
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More Blogs – Coming Soon

Check back soon for regular blogs and articles from the E4L team and experts within the field of education.  
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