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Questioning Skills

The ‘Back-to-Basics’ are courses that focus on the skills that underpin good quality classroom teaching. This course provides an in-depth and comprehensive view of the importance of questioning in the classroom.

  • A clear understanding of the sequence of questions and the rationale for taxonomies
  • Practical strategies that link questioning with learning objectives
  • Questioning as part of metacognition
2 hours
£99 + VAT
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About this course

This course develops teachers' questioning skills, as part of the essentials of high-quality classroom teaching. Questioning is one of the most important aspects of Assessment for Learning and not only helps us adapt teaching to support all learners but is one of the most effective ways to create opportunities for stretch and challenge in the classroom.


  • Consider effective sequencing and use of taxonomies and question frameworks
  • Look at was to use questioning as part of Assessment for Learning
  • Discuss questioning as part of the building blocks of substantive and disciplinary knowledge
  • Link questioning with tasks and Learning Objectives
  • Consider ways of encouraging students to ask effective enquiry questions



This course is suitable for all phases and subjects.

How to access this course

This course is easy-to-access in any of the below formats...

  • On-demand recording, with 30 days access to watch at a time and location to suit you!
  • School-wide license, for every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days. Please contact us to purchase your school-wide license for this course.
  • An INSET or after-school twilight at your school, tailored to your requirements. Contact us for your personalised quote.

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This course as an INSET Day

Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

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