Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants

10 May 2018

Professional Development Programme (2018/2019) NEW***

Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants

Who is this course for?

  • School leaders*


  • Evidence-based approach to improving TA deployment and impact
  • Engage with and explore the EEF’s guidance on TAs with one of its authors
  • Self-evaluation of current practice
  • Practical, actionable strategies

Course details
Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants (MITA) guides school leaders through a process of strategic review and change, to ensure TAs are appropriately deployed and prepared, and make a meaningful impact on learning. MITA is delivered over three half-day sessions, paced over two terms:

  • Session1: setting out the evidence on TA impact introducing the key principles of the MITA approach; conducting a self- evaluation; and setting a vision


  • Session 2: using self-evaluation data; MITA principles in depth: what they look like in the classroom; practical strategies and ideas; action planning


  • Session 3: reviewing and sharing success and planning next steps.

Each school receives a comprehensive pack of high-quality resources and tools to support the processes of review and implementation.

Dates: (half days time tbc)
Session 1 Wednesday 9 January
Session 2 Tuesday 12 February
Session 3 Thursday 13 June

All sessions will run at Rosendale Research School.

Cost is £395 per school plus booking fee, up to two delegates per school

To book,

If you have questions, email

*We recommend the Headteacher of each school attends, ideally with another member of the senior leadership team.

Posted on 10 May 2018
Posted in: Training/CPD