MPTA Licensee Training

Are you a teaching school or education consultant looking to extend your professional development offer for teachers and teaching assistants?

Become a licensed Maximising the Practice of Teaching Assistants (MPTA) training provider and deliver leading CPD to help schools make best use of their teaching assistants.

We are expanding our successful staff training linked to our acclaimed book The Teaching Assistant’s Guide to Effective Interaction: How to Maximise your Practice.

Our ‘train the trainers’ course gives teaching school alliances, school clusters, local authorities and independent CPD providers the opportunity to offer MPTA training under licence. Licensed MPTA trainers get access to exclusive course materials and guidance, and the freedom to deliver our two MPTA courses for TAs and teachers for a period of 24 months:

  1. MPTA: Improving pupil independence 

  2. MPTA: What teachers need to know


To register your interest for future training, email

Cost: £1,295

Training, led by Paula Bosanquet and/or Rob Webster, takes place in London over two consecutive days. Delegates must attend both days of the training. Delegates will receive a full set of materials to deliver training to schools under licence, including:

  • Trainer’s pack containing annotated PowerPoint slides, trainer notes and photocopiable hand-outs
  • A USB stick containing PowerPoint presentations, printable hand-outs and other resources to support delivery of the MPTA courses for TAs and teachers
  • A copy of The Teaching Assistant’s Guide to Effective Interaction by Paula Bosanquet, Julie Radford and Rob Webster
  • A copy of Maximising the Practice of Teaching Assistants by Rob Webster, Anthony Russell and Peter Blatchford.