Learning Pioneers’ courses provide a welcoming, inspiring step into developing meaningful, purposeful and joyful pedagogy. They are designed to give you plenty of food-for-thought and the space to warmly reflect on your own practice.

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Each course is divided into modules which give you practical and easy-to-implement steps to transform your practice. Exploring effective practice in areas such as well-being, challenge and embedding the LPA, you will always have something new to learn. Built in collaboration with lead thinkers and lead practitioners, these courses will get you started on our own self-empowered professional learning journey.

Who are these courses for?

This option is for you if you would like to start to get a feel for the kinds of thinking and discussions that take place in our community and are keen to learn more about a range of meaningful, purposeful pedagogical approaches. 

All courses include

  • Easy-to-access micro-content, provocations and reflections you can follow in your own time
  • Videos from Becky Carlzon and lead thinkers bringing ideas to life
  • Book study questions and reflections to follow and deepen thinking

Advantages and impact

  • Asynchronous content. Access in your own time
  • The richest thinking from last year's Learning Pioneers "lives", reflections and practical actions all in one place
  • Share ideas back in your school teams; impact on learning across your school
  • Incremental growth; packed full of learning and ideas you can use the next day.

List of Current Courses

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A course by
Adrian Bethune & Becky Carlzon

Practical and easy steps to embed well-being into the DNA of your classroom.
Don't under-estimate the impact of these small, incremental changes though! By the end of this course, your classroom will be a happier, more connected, caring place to learn.

Wellbeing Course
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Intro to the LPA

A course by
Guy Claxton & Becky Carlzon

Dive into this introduction course to the LPA to give a solid foundation to your understanding of this impactful approach. By the end of this course you will have a clearer understanding of the LPA and have plenty of ideas about how you can put it into practice.

LPA Course
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A course by
James Nottingham & Becky Carlzon

Throughout this course, you will explore tweaking your language and mindset to articulate challenge, adapting your classroom environment, using tools and adjusting your lesson structure to encourage challenging learning.Be warned! Some of these adjustments might be challenging, but it wouldn't be a very good "challenge" course, would it?!

Challenge Course


A course by
Mark Finnis & Becky Carlzon

Every area of our lives are affected by our relationships - nourishing, uplifted relationships feed us; dis-functional, negative relationships drain us. By paying conscious attention to how we build strong relationships, we can feed every area of our lives and support the children in our care to do the same.

Relationships Course

Take your best next step

A course by
Becky Carlzon

Ever felt like you have too much to do and never enough time, resources or energy to focus on what really matters? What if you could find ways to have laser-sharp focus on your most important next steps, find time to work towards your bigger goals and feel connected, supported and nurtured in the process?

This micro-course distils inspiration from business leaders, educational thinkers and educators across the world to give you tools and techniques to have clarity and focus on your professional and personal goals - And achieve them!

Your Best Next Step Course

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