Bordesley Green Girls' School

Experiential Learning

Session details

The session will provide you with an opportunity to see a Humanities lesson in action with you as the student.  Staff will teach the lesson in exactly the same way that they would to their students, only this time, you are the student.  You will experience learning through the experiential method whereby students are immersed in their learning by imagining that they are actually there at the time of the event being taught.

Session content:

  • Taught lesson including all resources that would be shared with students
  • Detailed instructions about how to set up experiential lessons
  • A chance to design your own experiential lesson

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Resources will be provided on the day.

About the Presenter(s)

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Name: Miss Shabana Pervez

Job title/role: Lead Practitioner

Brief biographical details: Miss S Pervez:

Shabana came into teaching 10 years ago having worked as a Business Development Manager in the Netherlands. She joined Bordesley Green Girls’ School in 2008 to work as an Academic Mentor with underperforming students. Today, Shabana works as Lead Practitioner with a focus on More Able students and subject specialisms in Religion, Philosophy and History. Shabana is passionate about teaching and learning, as reflected in her many ‘outstanding’ lesson observations and examination results. She has taught young people and adults and delivered CPD both at home and abroad.

Name: Mrs Zoe Eskell

Job title/ role: Head of History and Lead Practitioner

Zoe Eskell is Head of Humanities and a passionate advocate of exciting teaching and learning to get the maximum progress out of students. She is a History teacher, who has developed innovative and creative lessons which inspire students to achieve. She is an SLE in the Bishop Challoner Teaching Alliance and has helped other schools to develop schemes of work in order to raise achievement in students. Zoe has taken part in a number of teaching projects, most recently with the IOE, helping students to make links between what they are learning and what is familiar to them.

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