Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants

MITA Programme

MITA Programme

Our school-improvement programme aims to improve outcomes for pupils by working with school leaders to help them get best value from their teaching assistants.

MITA Conferences

MITA Conferences

Sign up for our conferences in January 2015 in Exeter, Birmingham and Sheffield. 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 UCL 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.