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Code: CPD/22/27 Paediatric First Aid

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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1 29 November 2021 09:00 - 16:00 Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC) Map
2 30 November 2021 09:00 - 16:00 Hounslow Professional Development Centre (HPDC) Map

Code: CPD/22/49 SEND: Attachment in the Classroom

This course will cover:

  • The importance of early life experiences
  • What is attachment and how is it relevant to learning?
  • Attachment styles
  • Attachment behaviours in the classroom
  • Becoming an attachment aware practitioner

There will be opportunities for questions, small group activities and case study discussions during the session.

Attendees will be provided with a pack of resources to take away from the training.

Facilitator: Hounslow EP Service - Dr Emilia Misheva

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 November 2021 15:30 - 17:00 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map
2 13 December 2021 15:30 - 17:00 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: CPD/22/52 SEND: Bereavement and Loss

This course will cover:

  • Understanding what we mean by grief and loss in their broader sense
  • Understanding how children's responses to grief may vary
  • How can loss and grief manifest themselves in changes in behaviour
  • Different strategies and ways of supporting children and young people
  • Navigating difficult conversations

Facilitator: Hounslow EP Service - Dr Emilia Misheva

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1 01 December 2021 15:30 - 17:00 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: CPD/22/45 SEND: British Dyslexia Association: Dyslexia Friendly Classrooms

Do you want to find out more about how you can ensure your classrooms are dyslexia friendly?

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1 02 December 2021 16:00 - 17:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: GB/22/6 GB:Taking the Chair - (Parts 1 & 2) - Online Training for new, recently appointed and aspiring chairs of school governing bodies/boards

This course is in two parts, over a single day.  The first session will be from 09:30 - 11:30 and the second session will be from 13:00 - 14:30.

It has been put together and will be led by governor trainer and consultant, Andrew Dodge, a school governor and chair himself, with experience in infant, primary, secondary and special schools, both maintained and academy.

Have you been asked to consider standing as chair or vice-chair of your governing body or to chair a committee? Is your current chair/vice-chair likely to stand down soon and you suspect you may be approached to take over? Have you considered standing but are not sure what is required and if you have the necessary skills? Are you already a chair and would like to learn new strategies and meet other chairs to share good practice?

If the answer to any of these questions is "yes" then you should book on this interactive and highly recommended course as it is suitable for all current and aspiring governing body chairs, vice-chairs and committee chairs. The session will refer to the chair's role in strategic leadership and in ensuring accountability and will offer opportunities to share experiences and good practice and examine, the skills required to chair a meeting effectively. Participants will be provided with online access to a range of useful templates and checklists. The course covers:-

  • The role of the chair & vice-chair - what the chair does and how the work can be delegated including the division of responsibilities between chair, vice-chair and committee chairs
  • Managing relationships with governors - building, knowing and leading the team, inducting new governors, supporting governor development, succession planning
  • Managing the work of the governing body - planning the work, chairing effective meetings, good minuting, dealing with challenging situations
  • Managing relationships with the headteacher - establishing and maintaining an effective, professional relationship, clarifying roles, agreeing mutual expectations
  • Supporting strategic leadership and ensuring accountability - the chair's role

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 December 2021 09:30 - 14:30 ZOOM Map

Code: CPD/22/53 SEND: How do I write a social story?

This course teaches you how to write a social story using the specific structure advocated by Carol Gray.  Each delegate will have the opportunity to write a social story guided by Lynn McCann.

Lynn McCann is the author of "How to support children with ASC in Primary School" and "How to support students with ASC in Secondary School" published by LDA 2017. She also writes regularly for the TES blog, and has published articles in SENCO Magazine, NASEN Connect and Optimus SEND magazine (Autism and SRE and How to write social stories). She has also completed the National Autistic Society Assessor training.

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1 06 December 2021 13:00 - 16:00 ZOOM Map

Code: CPD/22/56 SEND: How do I set up a social detectives group?

Learn how to set up shared interest- based activities and teach autistic pupils how to be a social detective to develop confidence in their social interactions.

Lynn McCann is the author of "How to support children with ASC in Primary School" and "How to support students with ASC in Secondary School" published by LDA 2017. She also writes regularly for the TES blog, and has published articles in SENCO Magazine, NASEN Connect and Optimus SEND magazine (Autism and SRE and How to write social stories). She has also completed the National Autistic Society Assessor training.

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1 11 January 2022 16:00 - 17:00 ZOOM Map

Code: CPD/22/46 SEND: British Dyslexia Association: Practical Strategies for learner motivation and self esteem

Do you want to find out more about practical strategies to improve learning motivation and self-esteem for pupils with literacy difficulties?

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1 12 January 2022 16:00 - 17:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: GB/22/76 GB: Getting your head around school finance (Governors new to school finance)

This course is for Governors new to school finance or those who want to refresh their knowledge.  Understand your duties and the key points to be aware of relating to school budgets and funding.

This session will be run via Microsoft Teams and an invite will be sent to you nearer the time.

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1 13 January 2022 18:30 - 20:00 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map

Code: CPD/22/54 SEND: High School Workshop - How to support Speech & Language needs in a Secondary School

Please note this is a 2 day course, both days must be attended.


This course provides an overview of what is meant by the terms ‘speech’, ‘language’ and ‘communication’ and how these areas develop in adolescence to enable you to identify students in your setting who may have speech, language and communication difficulties. We will look at what difficulties Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 students may face and discuss practical strategies and approach that can support students in these areas.

Ideal For:
Any practitioners working with Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 students including: teaching assistants, teachers and SENCOs.
This course is particularly useful for staff that are new to a setting or role supporting students or for those who would like to refresh their knowledge of speech, language and communication skills and relevant supportive strategies.

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.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 13 January 2022 16:00 - 17:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map
2 20 January 2022 16:00 - 17:30 MICROSOFT TEAMS Map