Upcoming Web Events

At Renaissance, we host a series of free web events for schools in the UK & Ireland to learn best practices, discover new products and ensure continuous learning. To register for an online event or watch a recorded webinar – browse the list below.
For more information on what virtual training sessions are available, please email our coaching department.

The full list of recorded webinars can be viewed here.

5 Ways of discovering what your kids are reading

(Recorded 21st June 2022)

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‘In It to Win It’ : Everything you ever wanted to know about the Renaissance Awards

(Recorded 9th June 2022)

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How to Nearpod-ize a lesson live

(Recorded 19th May 2022)

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Top Tips from Top Users: Sharing success with Freckle this National Numeracy Day

(Recorded 18th May 2022)

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Get More from Accelerated Reader: Schools share their top AR strategies

(Recorded 5th May 2022)

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Freckle Spots series: Freckle making its mark (3/3)

(Recorded 29th March 2022)

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Freckle Spots series: Freckle hits the spot! (2/3)

(Recorded 15th March 2022)

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Creating opportunities for underrepresented students through reading

(Recorded 8th March 2022)

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Free access to Nearpod: Putting interactivity into a presentation

(Recorded 2nd March 2022)

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Freckle Spots series: Joining the dots (1/3)

(Recorded 1st March 2022)

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Freckle in Action: How schools use Freckle for maths practice

(Recorded 25th February 2022)

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Developing English reading skills through myON

(Recorded 17th February 2022)

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25 ways to celebrate World Book Day

(Recorded 10th February 2022)

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Hidden Treasures of Accelerated Reader

(Recorded 9th February 2022)

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“Please, sir, I want some more”: myON, Charles Dickens, and whole-class reading

(Recorded 8th February 2022)

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Meet Nearpod

6th July | 3:30pm

Discover Nearpod by registering for this webinar and seeing firsthand how Nearpod offers an interactive platform that merges real-time formative assessment and dynamic media for live and self-paced learning experiences inside and outside the classroom.

“Nearpod gives my pupils the chance to be there or see the history of the place and upload interactive questions and answers around the topic as we explore it together as a class.” – Primary School.

“I can certainly see a place for Nearpod supporting the construction and administering of term-long sequenced lessons and learning.” – Secondary School.

Register for free today and see the magic of interactive lesson presentations. 


Meet… Freckle

28th June | 3:30pm

Meet the newest maths practice solution from Renaissance. Hailed by some as the ‘Accelerated Reader for maths’ – when pupils have access to personalised practice designed just for them, there’s no limit to what they’ll discover – and what they can achieve.

Join us on Thursday 28th June at 3:30pm for a completely free-to-watch webinar to discover how Freckle works with Star Maths to provide invisible differentiation for visible progress, encouraging engagement with work at the ‘just right’ step that motivates pupils to reach their full potential.

Whatever you already know about Freckle and Star Maths, this Account Manager-led session is an opportunity to ask questions and learn more.




The #RenaissanceSpace Podcast is an opportunity to showcase all that global education has to offer. From curriculum planning and classroom management to tracking pupils’ progress, you can expect detailed discussions covering the hottest topics across the education sector.

New episodes will be available every month, have a listen here.

Get in touch and share your thoughts with us on Twitter @RenLearnUK using #RenaissanceSpace

How can we ensure that we’re hitting the right level for children?

In his second visit to the pod,  Matt Beighton introduces his new book ‘Write It. Level It. Teach It.’ – now available for pre-order – which you can grab a sneak peak of at here.

Here and in the book, Matt discusses in detail how important your own teacher-created content is, and how to use systems such as the ATOS Analyser to ensure that it is as effective as it can be – saving you time and making your content work harder for you.


Setting our sights on SATs: The journey and how to get there

Assessment is sometimes considered a dirty word, but identifying and defining the needs of children through targeted formative assessment can help prepare them for their SATs journey. In this episode, Margaret chats with Executive Headteacher, Nick Hart and Year 6 teacher and reading lead Kelly Buxton about their strategies to achieve tangible results in reading.


“What can we stop doing?” – How can a Headteacher give his teachers some time back?

Michael Tidd, Headteacher of East Preston Junior School in West Sussex talks about how to balance teacher workload and wellbeing, confident in the knowledge that the teaching and learning meet the needs of his children, teachers, parents and the Trust.


Freckle Spots series with Catherine Magee

Freckle provides tailored maths practice for all abilities, balancing fun with learning.

In this three-part series, Catherine discusses how having such a strong real-time understanding of the children’s progress and proficiency, as well as witnessing them develop a love of maths has become a common and enthusiastic response from the staff and pupils at her school.