Cooperative Learning Academy


Typically delivered in two parts (three day academy and one Recall day) though the format of delivery is flexible.

Training Outcomes:

  • Introduction to the Johnson and Johnson model of Cooperative Learning.
  • Understand the "Five Basic Elements" which ensure that all group work is collaborative, powerful and active.
  • Explore the benefits of Cooperative Learning for pupils in each phase of education.
  • Consider both the academic and social aspects of learning through practical examples, facilitation and collaboration with colleagues.
  • Plan specific Cooperative Learning tasks and put them into practice when back in school.
  • Consider how Cooperative Learning connects directly to reducing the attainment gap and improving outcomes for children and young people.
  • Return for a "Recall Day" to share experiences and successes, and to further deepen their understanding.

Who Should Attend:

This course is intended for all education staff with no prior training in Cooperative Learning.