Training and events

Our training and events programme will help you to deliver the new AS and A levels in English Language and Literature with confidence.

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Professional Development Academy


Our brand-new Professional Development Academy provides access to a wide range of high-quality training courses to support you in delivering the Pearson Edexcel AS and A level English Language and Literature qualification with confidence.

We have a range of on-demand, live and self-guided courses available, creating flexible learning options at a time and place that suits you.

To browse our extensive range of training events and courses, visit the Professional Development Academy.

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Free coursework marking and standardisation

These face-to-face events are designed for teachers who are delivering the A level English Language and Literature (2015) specification to:

  • explore the coursework assessment criteria 
  • look at examples of marked student coursework
  • carry out some marking on exemplar materials
  • address common issues and frequently asked questions

Download the spring 2018 coursework training pack (ZIP, 8.2 MB)

Free A level English Language and Literature networks

Our local networks are an opportunity for colleagues teaching the GCE AS/A level English Language and Literature (2015) specifications to:

  • get together to share good practice
  • meet with the Pearson Edexcel English team.

English Language & Literature networks will be happening in autumn 2018, at various locations throughout the UK. Check back later to book your place at these events!

Download training materials from previous network events below: 

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New to Pearson Edexcel AS or A level English Language & Literature?

Thinking of moving to Pearson Edexcel or have recently started teaching with us in your centre? Find all you need to get started with our New to Pearson Edexcel pack below: 

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Centre-based Training

We also offer additional, paid for, one or half-day training events delivered in your centre with a Subject Specialist delivering any past training content to your department.

If you’re interested in booking either a one or half-day, please make a note of what past training event you would like delivered and follow the link below:

Book centre-based training