Courses and events

MITA courses

Find out about our courses for school leaders, SENCOs, teachers and teaching assistants designed help TAs thrive in their role and improve outcomes for pupils. See our calendar for the latest course and conference dates.



Our new books and our acclaimed EEF guidance report provide accessible overviews of the latest research and actionable strategies to help school leaders, teachers and TAs transform practice in your school.



Download the resources that accompany our guidance books - from tools to conduct an audit of current TA practice in your school, to templates for action planning and resources to use in the classroom.



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

About this website

Welcome to - the website dedicated to helping schools make the most of teaching assistants.

We lead courses for school leaders, teachers and (of course) teaching assistants to help ensure TAs thrive in their role and improve outcomes for pupils. 

Our work is underpinned by an extensive research base, including our ground-breaking work at the UCL Institute of Education, London - the world's leading centre for education.

Here you can find out about our courses and events, our research, download articles and resources, plus keep up to date with our work via our blog.