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Searching for Excellence in Education
Searching for Excellence:  'Opening Doors to Famous Poetry and Prose' written by Bob Cox
Searching for Excellence in Education
Searching for Excellence:  Inspiring able learners in English at KS2
Searching for Excellence in Education
Searching for Excellence:  'Opening Doors to Quality Writing for ages 6 to 9' written by Bob Cox
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Searching for Excellence:  Bob holding book while teaching class of students
Searching for Excellence in Education
Searching for Excellence:  'Opening Doors to Quality Writing for ages 10 to 13' written by Bob Cox
Searching for Excellence in Education
Searching for Excellence:  Able, Gifted and Talented Learning in English
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Searching for Excellence:  Excellence
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Searching for Excellence:  Pupils enjoying an outdoors 'Searching for Excellence' session
Searching for Excellence in Education
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Searching for Excellence in Education with Bob Cox


Pitching High and Searching for Excellence

Searching for Excellence:  Bob Cox pitching high while speaking at The Barbican

Bob has supported almost 450 schools and many local authorities with initiatives to include and inspire the more able.  Here are some examples:
  • Training and supporting Leading Teachers for a number of local authorities
  • Specific Inset at courses and conferences across England and in Europe
  • Topics include:
    1. Routes to Outstanding Teaching and Learning
    2. Mastery Learning and Greater Depth
    3. New Journeys in English (see “Award winning books: Opening Doors” page)
    4. Delivering ‘Pitching High’ key-note at The Chiltern Academy Trust in Luton, 2017
    5. Chairing and presenting at Optimus ‘Mastery Learning’ national conference, 2017
  • Organising and Presenting at National Conferences
  • During 2012, Bob has presented his ideas about outstanding learning and literacy at international conferences in The Czech Republic and Spain
Examples with delegates comments:
  • Key-note speeches and inset days on ‘routes to outstanding’:
    “It is refreshing to be given so many practical tips to add to our ‘toolkits’.  Bob is an inspirational speaker – his passion and conviction shines through.”
    (Local Authority Conference)
  • Conferences and in-house insets on differentiation/extension across the UK:
    “This course has given me so much more than most.  All of the information shared was useful and purposeful and so much better as a way to raise standards.  It all made perfect sense..”
    (Conference run via Peak Consultancy for many schools)
  • National, international and local authority conferences on gifted/talented education:
    “I loved the ideas and I am excited to get back and share them.  It was fantastic!.”
    (International conference in Prague)
  • Literacy for able learners at many venues and with associated resources:
    “A fantastic, informative day.  I have been inspired to take ideas into the classroom.  I feel more confident to challenge able pupils.”
    (Conference for teachers from many schools)


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National Training

Click on the following links to see Bob’s latest national training courses:


  Click here for Bob's courses at Osiris Educational.

“Fabulously refreshing – love the ideas for challenging and risk-taking and deeper thinking – I loved the challenge and so will my staff!”
December, 2016 in Birmingham

“Bob Cox is very inspiring and motivational with practical ideas.”
March, 2017 in London


  Bob is a regular contributor to Optimus conferences and has been asked to speak during 2017 at various events including ‘Mastery Learning’, ‘Progress of Boys’ and ‘Stretch and Challenge for the More Able’.

“Receiving consistently excellent feedback from delegates, Bob provides a huge amount of practical strategies and take-home advice in an engaging, thought provoking and interactive manner. Delegates have commented regularly on Bob’s enthusiasm and passion for education - he is an asset to any conference he speaks at.”
James Allen, Optimus Senior Conference Producer, April 2017



Bob Cox  BA,  MA (Ed)

Director  “Searching for Excellence Ltd”

Award Winning Author

Email:  bobcox@searchingforexcellence.co.uk

Twitter:  @BobCox_SFE

Mobile:  0781 069 4569

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