Our courses

MITA courses

Our courses for school leaders, SENCOs, teachers and teaching assistants are designed help TAs thrive in their role and improve outcomes for pupils.

Our guidance


Our books and guidance reports provide accessible overviews of the latest research and actionable strategies to help transform practice in your school.

Our tools


We have prepared guidance for school leaders on how to conduct an audit of current TA practice in your school. Click here for the downloadable guidance and audit tools.

Our research


Our on-going programme of research is one the most comprehensive and authoritative ever undertaken, and underpins our courses, guidance and tools.

About this website

Welcome to Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants - the site dedicated to helping schools make the most of teaching assistants.

Our school improvement work is based on the extensive research we have conducted at the UCL Institute of Education, London - the world's leading centre for education.

On this site you can find out about our courses and events, read the research that underpins what we do, download articles and resources, plus keep up to date with our work via our blog.