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Outstanding Teaching Assistant Programme (OTAP)

OLEVI Outstanding Teaching Assistant Programme (OTAP)


The OLEVI Outstanding Teaching Assistant Programme is for teaching assistants who are, or who have the potential to be,

outstanding in their roles. It is intended to develop the potential for teaching assistants to have a wider impact on improving the

quality of teaching and learning across the school. OTAP is facilitated by experienced school leaders and teachers.



6 half day sessions Thursdays, 1st November - 6th December, 2018



  • place a greater emphasis on the purpose and value of the lessons they support
  • raise levels of engagement and achievement in learning
  • use different methods and styles of support to challenge learners
  • innovate and take risks
  • have a bigger impact on the planning and assessment for the learners they support
  • demonstrate a higher level understanding of teaching and learning
  • be able to coach colleagues to raise performance


2018 Dates:

  • Thursday 1st November
  • Thursday 8th November
  • Thursday 15th November
  • Thursday 22nd November
  • Thursday 29th November
  • Thursday 6th December

All sessions are 9am - 12pm and are delivered at Harrison Primary School, Fareham


Feedback from previous delegates:

“I have gained deeper insight into the approaches that we can use to engage children and encourage their learning. OTAP has made me realise that I could be stretching the children a little more and has given me so many ideas and tools plus increased confidence”

“OTAP has opened up a new understanding of my role, giving reinforcement to the whys and hows”

“I feel my practice will improve, especially my questioning skills”


Discounts apply for multiple bookings for OTP and/or selected other programmes:
1 delegate £300, 3 delegates £750, 4 delegate £975.



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