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Code: GB/21/197 Appraising School Leaders (Cancelled)

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1 19 April 2021 18:00 - 19:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: CPD/21/192 SEND: Pre-verbal Communication Workshop

Delegates will need to attend both sessions on the 20th April and the 27th April 2021.

This workshop aims to give an overview of the development of communication and interaction skills including the fundamentals of communication.  It introduces strateies and direct interventions to support pre-verbal children to develop their early communication and interaction skills.

Ideal for:

Teachers and education support staff in Foundation Stage, KS1 and KS2 settings who support pre-verbal children with Autism or Social Communication difficulties.

Please note: This course will be run as an online training session via Microsoft Teams.  When you book, you will receive information about how to access the training and how the session will be run.  This is a two session course.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 20 April 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map
2 27 April 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: CPD/21/144 Paediatric First Aid (COURSE FULL)

This two day paediatric first aid course focuses on emergency scenarios that face those looking after young children and infrants, from the Early Years up to age 11.

As this is an active session that may require a small amount of physical participation, you are advised to wear appropriate clothing and not be hindered in any way.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 April 2021 09:00 - 16:00 Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC) Map
2 27 April 2021 09:00 - 16:00 Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC) Map

Code: GB/21/199 Appraising School Leaders

A 1.5 hour virtual session on the role of performance appraisal of school leaders.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 April 2021 18:00 - 19:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: GB/21/170 Safer Recruitment for Governors/Headteachers (COURSE FULL) (COURSE FULL)

Due to this session being run remotely, it will be run over two morning sessions.  If we are able to run face to face training we will let you know.

The course is accredited and has been produced by the Safer Recruitment Consortium, a partnership between four organisations with the safety and wellbeing of children at their heart:

  • NSPCC
  • Lucy Faithfull Foundation
  • The National Association of Independent Schools & Non-Maintained Special Schools (NASS)
  • Child Protection in Education (CAPE)

Safer Recruitment workshop content:

  • Safer recruitment and the wider context of safeguarding
  • Prevalence of abuse and profile of abusers
  • How abusers operate within organisations
  • Features of a safer recruitment process
  • Planning a safer recruitment process
  • Making the right decisions: interview and selection
  • Setting acceptable standards of behaviour
  • Maintaining an ongoing culture of vigilance

ASSESSMENT

A standard assessment has been provided to cover the workshop content.  The questions relevant to each session will be delivered at the end of each session, 13 questions in total.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 28 April 2021 09:30 - 13:00 ZOOM Map
2 29 April 2021 09:30 - 13:00 ZOOM Map

Code: CPD/21/134 Anaphylaxis Management (Cancelled)

Anaphylaxis is a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reation that can develop rapidly and this qualification provides the knowledge and skills to promptly recognise and manage a casualty with anaphylaxis until emergency medical assistance arrives.

This qualification is regulated in the UK and awarded by First Aid Awards.

The qualification is assessed through practical demonstration and written assessment. The learner must successfully pass both written and practical assessments to achieve the qualification.  There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred.

Scenarios will be set to enable a learner to demonstrate their knowledge and practical skills.  The practical assessment is ongoing throughout the course but the Trainer will make learners aware of when they are being assessed.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 April 2021 09:00 - 16:30 Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC) Map

Code: CPD/21/204 SEND: Introduction to Selective Mutism

This course provides you with an understanding of what Selective Mutism is and provides practical strategies to help and support children/young people presenting with Selective Mutism in your setting.

Ideal for teachers and childcare/education support staff who support children with Selective Mutism or any practitioners who would like to find out more about Selective Mutism.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 April 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: GB/21/177 New Governor Essentials - Online Training for new & recently appointed school governors

This course is in two parts, delivered via Zoom, each lasting 90 minutes.  It has been put together and will be led by governor training and consultant, Andrew Dodge, a school governor and chair himself, with experience in infant, primary, secondary and special schools, both maintained and academy.

The first session is on Saturday 1st May - 10:00 to 11:30 and the second session is at 13:00 to 14:30

As well as some presentation, these online sessions are very interactive including activities and group discussion.  The content is structured around the Three Core Functions of school governance described in the DfE Governance Handbook and covers everything you need to know in order to 2hit the ground running" and become an effective member of your governing body team.

You will gain all the essential information about schools and the education system including jargon-busting, types of school, categories of governor, the curriculum, assessment and Ofsted inspection.  You will explore what governors do and, equally important, what they should not do, with tips on how to maintain a strategic focus and avoid getting involved in the day-to-day, operational running of the school.

Core Function 1 - Clarity of Vision, Ethos and Strategy including self-evaluation and improvement planning.

Core Function 2 - Holding the Headteacher to Account covers the headteacher's report, interpreting data, advice on visiting the school and the sort of questions to ask when schools are operating normally. This session will also cover governors' accountability during school closure and the essentials to focus on.

Core Function 3 - Overseeing the Financial Performance of the School explores how governors ensure public money is well spent.

You will learn about governors' statutory duties and how to engage effectively with parents, pupils and staff.

Above all, the course should leave you motivated and inspired to contribute to your governing body thereby improving the eduction of the pupils at your school.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 01 May 2021 10:00 - 14:30 ZOOM Map

Code: GB/21/190 Clerks' Briefing

This is an up-date for all Clerks on current issues for Governors, both locally and nationally.

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1 06 May 2021 18:00 - 19:00 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: CPD/21/205 SEND: Using Visual Supports Workshop

This session aims to increase understanding of how visual means can beu sed to develop comprehension and aid expression in children with speech, language and communication needs.  The course will cover the use of visual support and approaches such as Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS).

Ideal for teachers and support staff in early years/foundation stage, mainstream, partnership and specialist inclusive learning centres who support children with communication difficulties.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 06 May 2021 15:00 - 16:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map