Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants

MITA Programme

MITA Programme

MITA Programme supports your school through a process of rethinking and reforming how you use TAs, to improve their contribution to teaching and learning.

MITA Conferences

MITA Conferences

Sign up for our one-day conferences in Exeter, Birmingham, Sheffield, Newcastle, Manchester and Nottingham. Events will be led by IOE researcher and MITA lead, Rob Webster.

MITA Book

MITA Book

Based on our extensive research, this much-needed and well-informed guidance on how to unleash the huge potential of TAs working in schools and is essential reading for school leaders.

Our Research

Research

Since 2003, we've been conducting one of the most comprehensive programmes of research on and involving TAs, including the landmark Deployment and Impact of Support Staff (DISS) project.

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 Institute of Education, London. 

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