Online Booking for Courses & Conferences

At IAPS, we run a well-established programme of professional development courses for staff in our member schools. All of our courses are tailored to suit the most important issues in the prep school environment. We aim to provide the best possible value and quality at all of our events.

IAPS schools sent just over 1,600 members of staff to our courses in the academic year 2015-16 and we have received outstanding feedback showing very high levels of satisfaction with course content and administration.

This year, we're working in association with AMDIS, Independent Thinking, and ISC to provide the highest quality training.

Places can be booked on our latest courses below. You can also download a copy of our 2016-17 Courses and Conferences brochure.

  • Maximising Your Effectiveness as a TA in a C21st Classroom (joint IAPS & Dragonfly Training Course)

    in Birmingham

    11 Sep 2017

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    The Teaching Assistant can be a highly valued asset in the classroom. The key though is to identify what are and what aren’t the best value interventions the TA can make. This course will offer practical, lesson ready strategies to support you in improving the Literacy and Numeracy skills of the pupils you support.

  • Maximising Your Effectiveness as a TA in a C21st Classroom (joint IAPS & Dragonfly Training Course)

    in London

    18 Sep 2017

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    The Teaching Assistant can be a highly valued asset in the classroom. The key though is to identify what are and what aren’t the best value interventions the TA can make. This course will offer practical, lesson ready strategies to support you in improving the Literacy and Numeracy skills of the pupils you support.

  • Conference for Overseas Member Heads

    in Edinburgh

    26 Sep 2017

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    This conference has been arranged specifically for IAPS Overseas Member Headteachers only to attend preceding the IAPS Annual Heads' Conference

  • Annual Heads' Conference 2017 (for Member Heads Only)

    in Edinburgh

    27 - 29 Sep 2017

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    The Annual Conference for IAPS Members takes place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) from Wednesday 27 September to Friday 29 September 2017.

  • Think for Yourself! Strategies to increase the independence of learners (joint IAPS & ITL course)

    in London

    09 Oct 2017

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    This course will help you learn strategies to have children thinking for themselves and to discover how to engage all children through curiosity and wonder. You will explore how to teach less so they think more and to find out how to unlock their true writing potential. There will also be the opportunity to explore the power of story to help them think and learn and to take away many practical tips nad ideas to help all learners.

  • Good Governance and Leadership of Preparatory & Smaller Schools (joint AGBIS & IAPS Conference)

    in London

    23 Nov 2017

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    This one day conference will address topics of particular interest to preparatory and smaller independent schools and will include a number of breakout sessions that will be of specific interest to Chairs, Governors and those senior leaders (Heads, Bursars and Clerks) who support good governance. This seminar is specifically designed to provide an opportunity for governors to attend with their senior staff to learn more about matters of mutual interest and to ‘compare notes’.