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.

Guidance

Gudiance

Our acclaimed books and EEF guidance report provide evidence-informed, actionable strategies to help school leaders, teachers and TAs transform practice.

Resources

Audit

Download free resources and tools to help review current practice, plan and implement changes, and support TAs and teachers in classrooms.

Research

Research

Our comprehensive and authoritative research underpins our courses, guidance and tools. Visit our archive of articles, papers and reports.

About this website

Welcome to maximisingtas.co.uk 

We're a coalition of advisors, trainers and researchers based at the UCL Institute of Education and the University of East London. We've written leading national guidance on making best use of TAs and contributed to the new professional standards for TAs.

Our aim is to help schools ensure TAs thrive in their role and can support improved outcomes for pupils. We do this through our school improvement programme for senior leaders and by delivering CPD for TAs and teachers.

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