Talking Transition

#UKEdChat Session 408 – Thursday 14th June 2018

Moving from one school to another is a seminal moment in the lives of young people. Ensuring a smooth start can change how a pupil sees the school, their education and their future. Preparing adequately for a new school, or even a new school year is vital… and that is just the teachers!

In this session of #UKEdChat, we discussed how to best prepare pupils for changing classes or schools and how teachers should prepare before the pupils step into their classrooms in the new school year.


Questions:

  1. What is the main purpose of managing transition?
  2. Do all students need some level of active transitioning by staff to a new class or school?
  3. Is managing transition seen as an important part of the teacher’s role, or a hoop to jump through?
  4. Do you think that the onus should be on primary or secondary staff to lead transition?
  5. Does a smooth transition mean that full teaching can start from day one?
  6. How do you involve pupils in the direction of their own transition process?
  7. What transitioning activities/initiatives have you seen which didn’t work well?
  8. What transitioning activities/initiatives have you seen which worked well?

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