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Remote learning: making the best use of teaching assistants
From supporting individual pupils and small groups, to making and uploading resources, here’s how you can make the most of your teaching assistants (TAs) during remote learning. Find out how other schools are using their TAs’ time, and see what could work for you.
- Upskill your TAs to support pupils with specific needs
- Ask them to help with reading
- Use TAs for breakout sessions in lessons
- Ask them to make or find resources
- Assign TAs to pupils as 'key workers', to give pupils stability
- Update their safeguarding training
- Organise CPD activities for your TAs
- Help your TAs feel more confident when Ofsted resumes routine inspections
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